Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

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 Lungkata Tjungurrayi

Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi

Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi Shorty Lungkata 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...

Shorty Lungkada Tjungurrayi

Shorty Lungkada Tjungurrayi

Shorty Lungkada Tjungurrayi Shorty Lungkada 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...

Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi

Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi

Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi Shorty Lungkarta 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...

Shorty Lungkarda Tjungurrayi

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...

Timmy Leurah Tjapaltjarri

Timmy Leurah Tjapaltjarri

Timmy Leurah Tjapaltjarri Timmy Leurah 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...

Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri

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...

Old Walter Tulpulpa

Old Walter Tulpulpa

Old Walter Tulpulpa Old Walter Tulpulpa was already an old man at the start of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. He is also known as Old Walter Talpulpa or Old Walter Talpana. He often painted in ochre tones on Composition board. His early paintings are...

Old Walter Tjampitjinpa

Old Walter Tjampitjinpa

Old Walter Tjampitjinpa Old Walter Tjampitjinpa was already an old man at the start of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. He often painted in ochre tones on Composition board. His early paintings are quite small and are ritual and contain secret imagery meant...

Yala Yala Gibson

Yala Yala Gibson

Yala Yala Gibson Tjungurrayi Yala Yala Gibson 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. He is best known for his depictions of the Tingari cycle and for helping...

Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi

Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi

Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi 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. He is best known for his depictions of the Tingari cycle and for...

Yuta Yuta Tjangala / Oata Oata Tjangala

Yuta Yuta Tjangala / Oata Oata Tjangala

Yuta Yuta Tjangala : Aboriginal Paintings Yuta Yuta 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....

Wuta Wuta Tjangala

Wuta Wuta Tjangala

Wuta Wuta Tjangala : Aboriginal Paintings Wuta Wuta 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....

Uta Uta Tjangala

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...

Timmy Payungka Tjapangati

Timmy Payungka Tjapangati

Timmy Payungka Tjapangati Timmy Payungka Tjapangati was one of the original members of the Western desert Aboriginal Art movement. In the early part of his career, he painted ritual imagery on Composition board. His Early paintings are often quite small. He was a...

Old Mick Walandari Tjakamarra

Old Mick Walandari Tjakamarra

Old Mick Walandari Tjakamarra Old Mick Walandari Tjakamarra was one of the senior founding members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. He was active at the start of the Western Desert art movement but had a short career. He on Composition board  the stories...

Old Mick Walangkari Tjakamarra

Old Mick Walangkari Tjakamarra

Old Mick Walangkari Tjakamarra Old Mick Walangkari Tjakamarra was one of the senior founding members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. He was active at the start of the Western Desert art movement but had a short career. He on Composition board  the...

Old Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra

Old Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra

Old Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra Old Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra was one of the senior founding members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. He was active at the start of the Western Desert art movement but had a short career. He on Composition board  the...

Old Mick Tjakamarra

Old Mick Tjakamarra

Old Mick Tjakamarra : Aboriginal Paintings Old Mick Tjakamarra was one of the senior founding members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. He was active at the start of the Western Desert art movement but had a short career. He on Composition board  the...

Mick Ngamarari Tjapaltjarri

Mick Ngamarari Tjapaltjarri

 Mick Ngamarari Tjapaltjarri Mick Ngamarari Tjapaltjarri was an early Papunya Western desert Artist. Unlike many early artists, he continued painting and innovating for over 30 years. He was at the forefront of the evolution of Aboriginal painting from traditional to...

Mick Numerari Tjapaltjarri

Mick Numerari Tjapaltjarri

 Mick Numerari Tjapaltjarri Mick Numerari Tjapaltjarri was an early Papunya Western desert Artist. Unlike many early artists, he continued painting and innovating for over 30 years. He was at the forefront of the evolution of Aboriginal painting from traditional to...

Mick Namari Tjapaltjarri

Mick Namari Tjapaltjarri

 Mick Namari Tjapaltjarri Mick Namari Tjapaltjarri was an early Papunya Western desert Artist. Unlike many early artists, he continued painting and innovating for over 30 years. He was at the forefront of the evolution of Aboriginal painting from traditional to...

Mick Numieri Tjapaltjarri

Mick Numieri Tjapaltjarri

Mick Numieri Tjapaltjarri Mick Numieri Tjapaltjarri was an early Papunya Western desert Artist. Unlike many early artists, he continued painting and innovating for over 30 years. He was at the forefront of the evolution of Aboriginal painting from traditional to...

Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri

Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri

 Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri was an early Papunya Western desert Artist. Unlike many early artists, he continued painting and innovating for over 30 years. He was at the forefront of the evolution of Aboriginal painting from traditional to...

Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra

Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra

Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra was one of the painters to paint the historic mural at Papunya primary school. This mural was the first spark of the Western Desert art movement.   In the early part of his career, Long Jack Phillipus...

Long Jack Tjakamarra

Long Jack Tjakamarra

Long Jack Tjakamarra : Aboriginal Paintings Long Jack Tjakamarra was one of the painters to paint the historic mural at Papunya primary school. This mural was the first spark of the Western Desert art movement.   In the early part of his career, Long Jack Phillipus...

Kaapa Mbitjani Tjampitjinpa

Kaapa Mbitjani Tjampitjinpa

Kaapa Mbitjani Tjampitjinpa Kaapa Mbitjani Tjampitjinpa was one of the major artists to paint a famous mural on Papunya schools walls. It is this mural that most people believe started the western desert Aboriginal art movement. He was a talented artist and in the...

Kaapa Mbijana Tjampitjinpa

Kaapa Mbijana Tjampitjinpa

Kaapa Mbijana Tjampitjinpa Kaapa Mbijana Tjampitjinpa was one of the major artists to paint a famous mural on Papunya schools walls. It is this mural that most people believe started the western desert Aboriginal art movement.   He was a talented artist and in the...

Kaapa Mbijani Tjampitjinpa

Kaapa Mbijani Tjampitjinpa

Kaapa Mbijani Tjampitjinpa Kaapa Mbijani Tjampitjinpa was one of the major artists to paint a famous mural on Papunya schools walls. It is this mural that most people believe started the western desert Aboriginal art movement.   He was a talented artist and in the...

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa aboriginal art

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa aboriginal art

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa Aboriginal Art Kaapa Tjampitjinpa was one of the major artists to paint a famous mural on Papunya schools walls. It is this mural that most people believe started the western desert Aboriginal art movement.   He was a talented artist and in the...

Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa

Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa

Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa was one of the major artists to paint a famous mural on Papunya schools walls. It is this mural that most people believe started the western desert Aboriginal art movement.   He was a talented artist and in the...

Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula

Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula

Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula was one of the founding members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. He was an extremely innovative artist who depicted traditional ceremonial ground designs as abstract depictions on Canvass and...

Johnny Warrangula Tjupurrula

Johnny Warrangula Tjupurrula

Johnny Warrangula Tjupurrula Johnny Warrangula Tjupurrula was one of the founding members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. He was an extremely innovative artist who depicted traditional ceremonial ground designs as abstract depictions on Canvass and...

Johnny Warungula Tjupurrula

Johnny Warungula Tjupurrula

Johnny Warungula Tjupurrula Johnny Warungula Tjupurrula was one of the founding members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. He was an extremely innovative artist who depicted traditional ceremonial ground designs as abstract depictions on Canvass and board....

John Kurrpurra Tjakamarra

John Kurrpurra Tjakamarra

John Kurrpurra Tjakamarra John Kurrpurra Tjakamarra was one of the original artists painting in Papunya at the start of the Aboriginal art movement. His early paintings were similar to traditional sand mosaics. These sand mosaics were instrumental in the preparation...

John Kiparra Tjakamarra

John Kiparra Tjakamarra

John Kiparra Tjakamarra John Kiparra Tjakamarra was one of the original artists painting in Papunya at the start of the Aboriginal art movement. His early paintings were similar to traditional sand mosaics. These sand mosaics were instrumental in the preparation of a...

Johnny Tjupurrula

Johnny Tjupurrula

Johnny Tjupurrula  : Aboriginal Paintings Johnny Tjupurrula was one of the founding members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. He was an extremely innovative artist who depicted traditional ceremonial ground designs as abstract depictions on Canvass and...

John Kipara Tjakamarra

John Kipara Tjakamarra

John Kipara Tjakamarra John Kipara Tjakamarra was one of the original artists painting in Papunya at the start of the Aboriginal art movement. His early paintings were similar to traditional sand mosaics. These sand mosaics were instrumental in the preparation of a...

John Tjakamarra

John Tjakamarra

John Tjakamarra : Aboriginal Paintings John Tjakamarra was one of the original artists painting in Papunya at the start of the Aboriginal art movement. His early paintings were similar to traditional sand mosaics. These sand mosaics were instrumental in the...

Charlie Wadama Djungurrayi

Charlie Wadama Djungurrayi

Charlie Wadama Djungurrayi  Charlie Wadama Djungurrayi was one of the pioneering artists of the Western Desert Aboriginal art.  He was a prolific and talented painter. His works were often structured and intense. The vitality of his brushwork gave his works a...

Charlie Tarawa Tjungurrayi

Charlie Tarawa Tjungurrayi

Charlie Tarawa Tjungurrayi Charlie Tarawa Tjungurrayi was one of the pioneering artists of the Western Desert Aboriginal art. He also sometimes called Chalie Taruru. He was a prolific and talented painter. His works were often structured and intense. The vitality of...

Charlie Tarawu Tjungurrayi

Charlie Tarawu Tjungurrayi

Charlie Tarawu Tjungurrayi Charlie Tarawu Tjungurrayi was one of the pioneering artists of the Western Desert Aboriginal art. He also sometimes called Chalie Taruru. He was a prolific and talented painter. His works were often structured and intense. The vitality of...

Tjukurti Tjakamarra

Tjukurti Tjakamarra

Tjukurti Tjakamarra Tjukurti Tjakamarra is one of the lesser known painters at Papunya at the start of the Aboriginal art movement. In the early part of his career, he painted some magical paintings on Composition board. His Early paintings were less than 60 cm x 60...

Freddy West Tjakamarra

Freddy West Tjakamarra

Freddy West Tjakamarra Freddy West Tjakamarra is one of the lesser known painters at Papunya at the start of the Aboriginal art movement. In the early part of his career, he painted some magical paintings on Composition board. His Early paintings were less than 60 cm...

David Corby Tjapaltjarri

David Corby Tjapaltjarri

David Corby Tjapaltjarri David Corby Tjapaltjarri was one of the youngest members of the Western desert Aboriginal art movement. In the early part of his career, he painted on composition board in muted ochred colors. His Early paintings often being less than 50 cm x...

Charlie Tararu

Charlie Tararu

Charlie Tararu Tjungurrayi Charlie Tararu Tjungurrayi was one of the pioneering artists of the Western Desert Aboriginal art. He also sometimes called Chalie Taruru. He was a prolific and talented painter. His works were often structured and intense. The vitality of...

Charlie Tjaruru

Charlie Tjaruru

Charlie Tjaruru Tjungurrayi Charlie Tjaruru Tjungurrayi was one of the pioneering artists of the Western Desert Aboriginal art He was a prolific and talented painter. His works were often structured and intense. The vitality of his brushwork gave his works a...

Charley Tawara Tjungurrayi

Charley Tawara Tjungurrayi

Charley Tawara Tjungurrayi Charley Tawara Tjungurrayi was one of the pioneering artists of the Western Desert Aboriginal art He was a prolific and talented painter. His works were often structured and intense. The vitality of his brushwork gave his works a...

Charlie Tawara Tjungurrayi

Charlie Tawara Tjungurrayi

Charlie Tawara Tjungurrayi Charlie Tawara Tjungurrayi was one of the pioneering artists of the Western Desert Aboriginal art He was a prolific and talented painter. His works were often structured and intense. The vitality of his brushwork gave his works a...

Anatjara Tjakamarra

Anatjara Tjakamarra

Anatjara Tjakamarra : Aboriginal Paintings Anatjara Tjakamarra 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. His Early paintings being less than 60 cm x 60 cm. Many of...