Niningka Lewis is an artist whose creative innovation is loved by many. Born between the mission settlement of Areyonga and Tempe Downs cattle station in the Northern Territory, she grew up in the Ernabella area, making regular trips throughout her traditional lands. After living and working in Kalka and Ernabella for many years where she was a painter and ceramic artist. Niningka now resides at Mutitjulu in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and is a leading wood etcher and carver with Maruku Arts. She also works with Tjanpi Desert Weavers, sculpting and weaving native grass artefacts.