Artists

Abie Kemarre Loy

Utopia, NT

Abie demonstrates through her painting a fascinating portrayal of the country in which she lives. She has a wonderful, liberated style that is constantly evolving and an astonishing ability with colour.

Ada Bird Petyerre

Central Australia, Utopia, NT

Ada Bird Petyarre was a significant contributor of one of the most important art movements to emerge from the desert – “the Utopia Women”.

Barbara Napangarti Reid

Western Desert

Barbara Napangarti Reid’s paintings are beautiful depictions of place, paintings of the lands to which she is custodian and the songs that explain them. Characteristic for Barbara is the depiction of puli – rock formations, and tuli – sand hills…

Barney Campbell Tjakamarra

Walungurru (Kintore), Western Desert, NT

Barney Campbell Tjakamarra is of the Ngaanyatjarra language group, born circa 1928 at Kaylilwarra south Warbuton in the Gibson Desert of Western Australia and is a well respected Pintupi Law-Man.

Colleen Wallace Nungarrayi

Eastern Desert

My country is called Arnumarra, that is my grandfather’s country… Colleen is well known for her Dreamtime Sisters, dancing Awelye (women’s ceremony), protecting country…

Delilah Freddy Puruntatameri

Melville Island, Tiwi Islands

Delilah is the daughter of the late renowned artist Paddy Freddy Puruntatameri, and sister to leading Tiwi carvers Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri and Matthew Freddy Puruntatameri.

Dhuwarrwarr Marika

Arnhem Land

This lino print, hand cut by Dhuwarrwarr using a razor blade, represents the salt water between the mainland and Bremer Island, (near Yirrkala)…

Don Nakadilinj Namundja

Arnhem Land

Nakadilinj holds a knowledge of traditional law and the focal site of his clan’s land, Mankorlod, (more specifically the site of his name-sake (Na)kadilinj).

Dorothy Napangardi

Central Desert, Western Desert

One of the leading artists of the contemporary Aboriginal art movement, Napangardi’s work is highly sought after by both collectors and curators worldwide. Her paintings and prints have been widely exhibited and are in all national collections within Australia and in major collections worldwide…

Dr George Tjapaltjarri

Gibson Desert, WA

Dr George paintings possess a wonderful rawness and boldness, conveying his strong, continuous association with his traditional country, ceremonies and the application of body paint designs.

Elizabeth Marks Nakamarra

Walungurru (Kintore), Western Desert, NT

After the death of her father, Elizabeth was raised by her stepfather Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula and uncle Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, both esteemed artists of the Papunya Tula art movement.

Elizabeth Nyumi Nungurrayi

Parwalla

This artwork depicts the country known as Parwalla, dominated by tali (sand hills). This is her father’s country, located far to the south of Balgo in the Great Sandy Desert, west of Kiwirrkurra.

Freddie Timms

Kimberley, WA

Recognised as one of the senior Kimberley painters, artist Freddie Timms created beautiful sparse paintings in bold ochre colours of his Kimberley homeland. They are minimalist ‘aerial’ / map view of country…

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.

Linda Syddick Napaltjarri

Gibson Desert, WA, Western Desert

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

Mary Gibson Nakamarra

Gibson Desert, WA

Born in the bush at a place called Kurnilwarri between Tjukurla and Patjarr in the Gibson desert

Matthew Freddy

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.

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.

Rachel Jurra Napaltjarri

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

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. Back in 1999…

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.

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)…

Veronica Turner

Santa Teresa, NT

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

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