Artist : Charlie Tjapangati
Year : Circa. 1950
Language : Pintupi
Area : Papunya / Walungurru ( Kintore )
Medium : Acrylic on Canvas, Acrylic on Linen.
Subjects : Tingari Cycle
About the Artist :
Born ' In the bush ' northwest of Jupiter Well in the Gibson Desert of Western Australia. Charlie Tjapangati and his family were brought to Papunya by the Northern Territory Welfare Branch Patrol in the 1960's. Charlie began painting for Papunya Tula Artists sometime during 1978. Later he moved to Walungurru in 1982.
His paintings usually depict the classical 'Tingari Cycle ' of stories.
: Art bank, Sydney:
Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide.
National Gallery of Australia
Museums & Art Galleries of the Northern Territory
Victoria Art Centre
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth.
Aboriginal Art Museum, Netherlands
University of Virginia USA
Kelton Foundation Collection
Selected Exhibitions :
~ 1981 – " Mister Sandman Bring Me a Dream " ( Toured') U . S . A .
~ 1981 – 'Australian Prospecta '
~ 1986 – " The Dreamtime Today ", Kintore Gallery , Adelaide.
~ 1999 – Flinders Art Museum, Flinders University Adelaide.