Lyn Lovegrove Niemz

“I am Ngarrindjeri mimini. I have strong links with my family and culture.”


Lyn Lovegrove Niemz enjoys painting, pottery, traditional weaving and most forms of art.

Her cultural background includes both Ngarrindjeri and Wirangu: Her Father was Albert Lovegrove, born at Raukkan in 1923, then known as Point Mc Clay. Her grandfather Frank Buckskin Lovegrove, was born at Streaky Bay, a Wirangu Man. Her Grandfather’s mother was Dinah Ware, Wirangu. Her Grandmother was Rose Mac Lovegrove, Ngarrindjeri, her Great Grandmother was Pinki Karpeny Mac, Ngarrindjeri, and her Ngarrindjeri Great Great Grandmother was Louisa Karpany, also known as Queen Louisa.

Lyn Lovegrove Niemz has exhibited frequently across South Australia, including the Spirit Festival, Tandanya and Our Mob at the Adelaide Festival Centre, winning several art prizes. Her work is held in private collections and public art commissions.

Lyn Lovegrove Niemz lives and works in Adelaide, South Australia.