Posts Tagged "Dreamings"

Feature Artist: Thomas Tjapaltjarri

Feature Artist: Thomas Tjapaltjarri

Thomas Tjapaltjarri and The Tingari Cycle   Thomas Tjapaltjarri was born somewhere around 1964 in the Gibson Desert, Western Australia. Thomas and his family have one of the most extraordinary stories out of all the artists to emerge from Kiwirrkurra. The family – Thomas, Warlimpirrnga, Walala, Yukultji, Yalti and Tjakaria were dubbed “The Last Nomads”or “The Group of Nine” (according to news headlines at the time), led a completely nomadic life until they emerged from the desert. At age 20, in 1984, Thomas walked out of the desert to Kiwirrkurra with his family, the amazing part was...

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Taronga Zoo’s Wild Rhino program

Taronga Zoo’s Wild Rhino program

Waradah artists, Peter Williams and Wayne Krause, were invited to paint two Rhinos as part of the Taronga Zoo’s Wild Rhino program to protect the endangered species. Rhinos have been painted by famous artists, schools, community groups and others. They will be displayed  across the state and include one painted by Peter Williams outside Waradah’s premises at Echo Point Road and one by Wayne...

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