Artists

Jimmy Pike

Great Sandy Desert, WA

“My work is painting and drawing, telling stories from the Dreamtime and about places where Dreamtime people travelled through my country. They set down the Law for real people today, wherever they are. Thats what I paint”

Jorna Napurrurla Nelson

Yuendumu, NT

Jorna painted her mother and father’s Jukurrpa stories and Dreamings which relate directly to her country. These stories, as was the tradition were passed down to her by her parents and their parents before them for millennia. Her paintings were generally stories about sacred sites, animals and…

Judy Napangardi Watson

Yuendumu, NT

Born at Yarungkanji, Mt. Doreen Station (west of Yuendumu), Judy Napangardi Watson is a senior Warlpiri female painter. A woman of incredible energy that is transmitted to her work through her dynamic use of colour, and energetic “dragged dotting” style. She is at the forefront of a move…

Julie Nangala Robinson

Yuendumu, NT

Julie is the traditional custodian of her country Pirlinyanu, a land of rocky outcrops and deep water springs. It is a water dreaming site (Ngapa Jukurrpa) near Mina Mina.

Kai Kai Nampitjinpa

Western Desert

Kai Kai (sometimes spelt Kayi Kayi) was born in the desert circa 1946 and is the widow of Nolan Tjapangati, who was a shareholder and artist of Papunya Tula Artists. In 1999 Kai Kai contributed to the Kintore womens’ painting as part of the Western Desert Dialysis Appeal.

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…

Kathleen Padoon Napanangka

Kathleen is one of the key artist from Balgo. She often depicts her country south of Balgo in the Great Sandy Desert. This country is named ‘Nakarra Nakarra’.

Lena Nyadbi

Fitzroy Crossing

Lena has been painting at the Warmun Art Centre since it commenced operation in August 1998 and has developed an international reputation as an original and dynamic painter. Lena is one of eight artists featured in the Musee Du Quai Branly project opened in Paris in 2006.

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…

Margaret Kemarre Turner

Also known as M K Turner, OAM (born 1938), Margaret Turner is an Arrernte woman, who belongs to the Akarre people and she is an elder in her community, interpreter, artist and author. She has also been involved with the Institute for Aboriginal Development in Alice Springs where she has taught…

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.

Matthew Freddy Puruntatameri

Melville Island, Tiwi Islands

With an outstanding reputation as a leading Tiwi artists, Matthew has worked with ochres on paper, linen, bark and iron wood carvings.

Maxie Tjampitjinpa

Western Desert

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.

Melissa Dhadinku

Arnhem Land

Melissa lives on the island of Milingimbi off the coast of central Arnhem land where her family fishes and lives off the land. Before she was born her mother heard a knocking on the door, however, when she opened it and looked outside no one was there. Her father was sleeping at the time and when…

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)…

Nyuwara Tapaya

Western Desert

​Nyuwara Tapaya​ (also Nyuwara Kanngitja​ Tapaya)​ ​Nyuwara Tapaya​ (also Nyuwara Kanngitja​ Tapaya)​ is a Pitjantjatjara speaker and distinguished print media and textile artist from Ernabella. She trained at Ernabella Arts and studied dye technique in Indonesia.

Paddy Fordham Wainburranga

During his lifetime, renowned artist, dancer, didgeridoo player, and storyteller Paddy Fordham Wainburranga embodied the living history of the people of Australia’s far north. Born in the bush at Bumdubu, near Bulman, north-east of Katherine, Paddy lived a totally traditional life learning the…

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…

Paul Namarinjmak Nabulumo

The son of acclaimed artist, Mick Kubarkku, Kuninjku artist Paul Nabulumo is a painter and sculptor who paints the iconic imagery danded down from his father, including Ngalyod (Rainbow Serpent).

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.

Robert Lanuarr

Maningrida, Arnhemland

Robert Lanuarr is from Maningrida in Arnhemland and is known for his intricate bark paintings.

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.

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