Wandjina

Wandjina Wandjina paintings are unique to the Kimberley of Western Australia. They date back between two to four thousand years. Wanjina are shape-changing anthropomorphic beings associated with rain. The Wanjina and their associated mythology, religious practices and...

Aboriginal Dot Art

Aboriginal Dot Art Aboriginal dot art came into the Western worlds mainstream consciousness in the Early 1980s. Dot Art emerged from the Western Desert.  In particular dot art first came from an Aboriginal settlement called Papunya. Today Aboriginal dot art paintings...

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri was the first recognized star of the Western Desert art movement. He is one of Australia’s most distinguished and best-selling painters of the late twentieth century. He developed his own unique style that...

Shorty Lungkarda Tjungurrayi

Shorty Lungkarda Tjungurrayi Shorty Lungkarda Tjungurrayi joined the Western desert movement in 1972. He was not one of the founding members but the bold visual simplicity of his artistic compositions conveyed an elemental power that rapidly made him an important...

Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri

Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri was one of the founding members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. In the early part of his career, he painted on small pieces of Composition board with great detail and symmetry.  In the latter part of his...

Uta Uta Tjangala

Uta Uta Tjangala : Aboriginal Paintings Uta Uta Tjangala was one of the founding members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. In the early part of his career he painted on Composition board. Many of his Early paintings being less than 50 cm x 50 cm. Many of...