Joy Garlbin Kunibidji and Kuninjku, b. 31/12/1959

Joy Garlbin is a Kunibidji and Kuninjku artist, of the Ndjébbana language group, from Manayangkarírra. Her moiety is Yirrichinga, and subsection Bulanjdjan. Her work prodominately features the Djomi djang site. She started to make mimih spirit figures under the apprenticeship of Crusoe Kurddal in the 2000s.  Exhibiting since 2004, her work is also held in the Queensland Gallery of Art.

 

She is a Traditional Owner of the Maningrida township and been highly politically active in protecting her country.

 

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