Artists

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.

Sonia Kurarra

Great Sandy Desert, WA

Sonia Kurarra grew up in the river country at Yungngora (Noonkanbah). She paints the sandy billabong country along the stretch of the Fitzroy River. Sonia relates her paintings to her birth country, Martuwarra (River Country), rather than her ancestral home of the Great Sandy Desert.

Tjumpo Tjapanangka

Gibson Desert, WA, Great Sandy Desert, WA

At the time of his passing in 2007, Tjumpo Tjapanangka was Balgo’s most venerated male artist and the most highly regarded Law Man and Maparn (traditional healer) in the community. He is a senior custodian for his country, around Wilkinkarra (Lake McKay), and for its Tjukurrpa (Dreaming) stories…

Tommy Bung Bung (Jallerri)

Tommy Bung Bung (Polkinghorne), whose skin name is Jungari, was born in the West Kimberley, near Derby, Western Australia and calls Dingo Springs home. His mother was ‘Gidja’ and father ‘Jaru’. His father worked on stations around Derby but his rightful country extends from Halls Creek to…

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”

William Camakau

Fiji

After many years as an artist at the Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies (OCAC-PS) at the University of the South Pacific (USP) William now works independently as an artist, passionate as he is of painting.

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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