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Jeremiah learnt to paint sitting beside his maternal Grandfather, Bob Bumarda and his contemporaries. Jeremiah says he was about ten when he started sitting with his grandfather and listening to his stories as he painted. Bob Bumarda also taught Jeremiah how to collect lorrkon and dollobo and prepare them the right way.

Jeremiah’s work is characterised by incredibly fine and precise rarrk. He paints stories from his country, Mankungdjang, his mothers county at Kudjekbinj and also stories passed to him by his grandfather. Jeremiah has been painting at Injalak since the art centre opened in 1989 and has been involved in many group exhibitions.

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Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions
2008 'Art from Western Arnhem Land ', Ochre Gallery Melbourne,VIC- Feature artist 2008 'National Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Art Award,(NATSIAA) MAGNT Darwin', 1998 Desert Designs Japingka Gallery, Perth WA

1995 'The Twelfth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition NATSIAA', MAGNT, Darwin 1994 Hogarths - Aboriginal & Tribal Art Centre- Sydney

1994 Australian Heritage commission Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award

Awards
1994 3rd Prize Open Award 1994 Australian Heritage Commission Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award

Influences

SUBJECTS AND THEMES: Namarrkon – Lightning Spirit, Bulah Djang, Ngalyod – Rainbow Serpent, Namorrodoh & Cripple Man, Nawuroh, Mimi Spirits, kangaroo, barramundi, water python, goanna, echidna, saltwater crocodile, turtle, Kurdukadji Djang, Delek Karrdi – White Ochre Dreaming, Yawk Yawk, Promised Wife Story, Djitnuk, Mongngerrk, Namarladj at Kapari, Poisoning of In-laws Story

41cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
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41cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$580
41cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
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61cm (W) x 41cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$580
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