Charlie Tjapanardi







Charlie Tjapanardi


Born:                 1949 c.
State:                NT WA
Region:               Western Desert
Community:            Kintore, Papunya
Outstation:           west of Jupiter Well
Language:             Pintupi
Social Affiliation:   Tjapangati subsection

Medium:               Acrylic paint on canvas
Subjects:             Tingari 


Collections:
Aboriginal Art Museum, The Netherlands. 
Artbank, Sydney. 
Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide. 
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. 
The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth.


Exhibitions:
2006 - Papun
ya Tula Artists - across the board, Utopia Arts Sydney, Sydney. 
2005 - Papunya Tula Artists, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne; Papunya Tula 
Artists - new work for a new space, Utopia Art Sydney; Rising Stars Papunya, 
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne. 
2004 - 21st Telstra National Aborigainal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, 
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin. 
1992, Crossroads-Towards a New Reality, Aboriginal Art from Australia, National 
Museums of Modern Art, Kyoto and Tokyo 
1990, Paintings from the Desert, Contemporary Aboriginal Paintings, Plimsoll 
Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Tasmania 
1989, Masterpiece Fine Art Gallery, Hobart. 
1983, Mori Gallery, Sydney 
1982, Georges Exhibition, Melbourne 
1982, Brisbane Festival, Brisbane 
1981, Australian Perspecta, A Biennial Survey of Contemporary Australian Art, 
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 
1980, Contemporary Australian Aborigine Paintings, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, 
California, USA 


Select Bibliography:
Crocker, A. (ed.), 1981, Mr Sandman Bring Me a Dream, Papunya Tula Artists 
Pty Ltd, Alice Springs and Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd, Sydney. (C) 

Johnson, V., 1994, The Dictionary of Western Desert Artists, Craftsman House, 
East Roseville, New South Wales. (C) 

1981, Australian Perspecta 1981, A Biennial Survey of Contemporary Australian 
Art, exhib. cat., Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. (C)


 Discovery Media, Documentation Pty Ltd, and the Australian 
Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies








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