Artists

Kathleen Ngale

Utopia, NT

An amazing energetic elderly artist, she experimented with colour and brush strokes in creating works that had energy and intensity, and canvases that exuded clouds of luminosity, celebrating the seasons and productivity of her country…

Linda Syddick Napaltjarri

Gibson Desert, WA, Western Desert

Just as the Dreaming connects all of life, Linda herself incorporates contemporary events into the Dreaming…

Margaret Baragurra

Great Sandy Desert, WA

Margaret Baraburra paintings is known for combining traditional designs from the Great Sandy Desert with the vibrant colours of the saltwater landscape of the Kimberley. Her artwork has enjoyed critical acclaim and she has been widely exhibited. Her work evokes powerful memories of her country in…

Mary Gibson Nakamarra

Gibson Desert, WA

Born in the bush at a place called Kurnilwarri between Tjukurla and Patjarr in the Gibson desert. Mary Gibson is married to senior law man Kelly Peterman, a Director of Tjarlirli Art Centre at Tjukurla, WA. They live near the Docker River community with their children.

Maxie Tjampitjinpa

Maxie Tjampitjinpa started producing some of the first works in the Western Desert art devoid of the design elements which up to that point had been its defining feature.

Mignonette Jamin

“Muthanoongamaya is my country…” Mignonette painted her traditional country – the rivers and billabongs, coastal areas, the hills, rocky ridges, roads and other land marks as well as sites significant to women’s business which belonged to her dreaming for country at Majalindy.

Mitjili Napanangka Gibson

Kiwirrkurra (Gibson Desert), WA

When Miltjili was a young girl, her aunties would tell her stories about her country and the Jukurrpa or Dreaming stories associated with Mina Mina, a sacred site for Napanangka’s and Napangardi’s.

Nyuju Stumpy Brown

Great Sandy Desert, WA

“My paintings are about my country, my mother’s country and my father’s country. We lived in the desert country (the Great Sandy Desert)…

Pamela Napurrurla Walker

Yuendumu, NT

Pamela’s paintings have strong iconic themes that are colourful and bold. She paints her father’s jurkurrpa, Dreamings which relate directly to her land, its features and the plants and animals that inhabit it. These stories were told to her by her father, stories that have been passed down…

Polly Napangardi Watson

Mt Doreen, NT, Yuendumu, NT

Polly emerged as a significant painter very early in her painting career, which began in 1987. She has been represented in major international exhibitions since 1990 with her works acquired by public and private collections around the world.

Queenie Nakarra McKenzie

Kimberley, WA

One of the most senior figures in Gija women’s law and ceremony, and one of the most prominent painters of the Warmun (Turkey Creek) community.

Rachel Jurra Napaltjarri

Taught to paint by her cousin Eunice Napangardi, Rachel Napaltjarri commenced painting in 1985…

Reanne Nampijinpa Brown

Yuendumu, NT

Reanne paints Ngapa Jukurrpa (Water Dreaming) and Pamapardu Jukurrpa (Flying Ant Dreaming) that she has inherited from her father and grandfather’s side. These Dreamings relate directly to her land, its features and the plants and animals that inhabit it.

Ronnie Tjampitjinpa

Walungurru (Kintore), Western Desert, NT

One of Australia’s most visionary artists, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa is recognised for his bold, distinctive graphic style, that depicts the Tingari ancestors…

Rusiate Lali

Fiji

Stunning Melanesian Aesthetic Energized with Powerful Modernist Expression… Rusiate Lali is a man of his times. Coming from a long lineage of potters, carvers, tapa cloth and fibre artists, Rusiate is one of the most exciting and provocative artists to exhibit at Gallery Gondwana. In 1999 he was…

Sabrina Nangala Robinson

Central Desert

Daughter of the highly acclaimed and late Dorothy Napangardi, Sabrina is a talented artist in her own right.

Tommy Watson

Tommy Watson is a senior Pitjantjatara elder and Law man of Karima (Karimara​) skin group. His given names of Yannima and Pikarli relate to specific sites near Anumarapiti.​ During his lifetime he was described by one critic as “the greatest living painter of the Western Desert”​.

Veronica Turner

Santa Teresa, NT

I feel really happy doing art and sharing stories with everyone. We paint for others to see.

Vincent Forrester

Mutitjulu, Central Australia

A Luritja/Aranda man born in Alice Springs, Vincent Forrester is well known and respected as an artist, activist and community leader…

Walala Tjapaltjarri

Kiwirrkurra (Gibson Desert), WA

Walala began abstracting the classical Pintupi designs, creating a highly graphic language to speak of his country and ceremonial sites. The rectangles so prominent in his paintings form both a physical and spiritual map…

Weaver Jack

Great Sandy Desert, WA

This is my country, Lungarung country. This is where I was born, I travelled around this place as a young women walking through the sand dunes (Tali) collecting Mayi (bushfood) with my mother”

Wukun Wanambi

Arnhem Land, Eastern Arnhem Land

Wukun Wanambi is a Yolngu artist from Eastern Arnhem Land and a member of the Marrakulu clan. He began painting in 1997 as part of a major artistic program called the ‘Saltwater Project’.

Yulyurlu Lorna Fencer Napurrurla

Lorna Fencer Napurrurla is one of the key Lajamanu artists, celebrated for her exciting and vibrant paintings… born out of her individualistic streak, coupled with strong self-belief and an equally strong sense of self-worth, all of which informed her visual arts practice, driving her on to…

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