Eileen Bird Nungarai
Eileen Bird Nungarai is an Eastern Arrernte woman and her country is around the Bushy Park region. She was born in 1956 and her family, (nee Webb) grew up at Harts Range where her brothers and sisters continue to live.
Many of her artworks depict the gathering of bush tucker and women’s ceremonies associated with the Country she is from.
Eileen is married to well known Utopia artist Ada Bird Petyarre’s eldest son, Paddy Bird and lives in the Utopia Region in Central Australia. Paddy and Eileen have eleven children and several grandchildren, many of whom paint for Mbantua Gallery also. Eileen has been painting for Mbantua Gallery since the mid 1990’s.