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Susan Wanji Wanji

1955

Skin Name: Wanji
Region: Melville Island
Dreaming: Kulama (yam) or Mantupunga (Tuna Fish)
Mother's Country: Navy Landing, Liverpool River,
Father's Country:Flying Fox Creek, Arnhem Land, NT

Susan Wanji Wanji grew up in Maningrida in Arnhem Land and started working at Munupi Arts & Crafts in 1990. In 1992 she was chosen to represent the arts centre in Paris and assisted with the hanging of the women’s centre exhibition. A 2013 Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award finalist Wanji Wanji works are represented in many national as well as international collections.