The painted school doors of Yuendumu are so famous that they have now been given a permanent home at the South Australian Museum. The doors of Docker River Primary School might never achieve quite the same status, but they are vibrant and bring a lot of colour to the children's learning environment.
Barbary O'Brien, artist and cartoonist, has been working with Nyangatjatjara College for some years, and has a strong relationship with the people of Docker River community. In August 2014 she worked with the primary students to create designs and paint doors, walls and outdoor play equipment at the school. Feedback from students and community members alike has been very positive.