Aboriginal Artists - Eunice Napanangka Jack

Acrylic Paint
50cm (W) x 90cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Ready to hang
By Catherine Jaktman - Curator Featured

Canberra, Australia

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$915

Title: Deep Waterhole - Tjukurrla

Details:

Catalog Number: 14-EN310
Size: 60 x 110 cm (Framed)
Medium: Acrylic on Belgian Linen

Story:

This painting shows the artist's father's country of Tjukurrla. It shows the many colours after the rain and the rolling sandhills - Tali. When it rains it makes a path for the rain water to go into the deep rockholes where the much needed water can stay for a long time.

About:

Eunice was born in 1940 at Lupul in the Fredrick Range. When Eunice was a little girl, and like so many other Aboriginal families at the time, shortages of food forced her family east towards the ration stations being set up in central Australia. She remembers the travels with her family very vividly and keeps referring to it that her mother carried her piggy back all the way from Western Australia to Haasts Bluff.

Now an important woman in the community, Eunice is well known for her hunting skills, dancing and traditional law knowledge. Eunice started painting with the opening of the Ikuntji Women’s Centre in August of 1992. Prior to that during the 1970s she assisted her husband Gideon Tjupurrula Jack who was painting at Papunya Tula. Eunice paintings are interpretations of her country near Lake Mackay. She uses layers of colour to build up a vision of the bush flowers and grasses. Amongst this landscape Eunices personal stories are told, either of the travellings of her tjukurrpa – the Bilby – or the people who once lived in the area. Her father was Tutuma Tjapangarti, one of the first men to paint for Papunya Tula. Eunice also paints his country, which includes Tjukurla, Tjila, Kurulto and Lupul. Her mother was from the Walpiri side of Lake Mackay – Winparrku – in Western Australia. A brilliant colourist, Eunice’s Hairstring, Tali (sandhill), Mungada (apple) and wildflower paintings display great talent and dedication to her profession and traditions. Her Hairstring works are made up of thousands of varied colour strokes, representing the hair being rolled on womens thighs to make bags and clothing. Her Mungada (apple) works hold myriad dusted mauve circles overlaying the ground of varicoloured-feathered brushwork. Highly collectable, Eunice is represented in leading galleries worldwide.

Collections
•Bailleau Myer, de Young Museum, San Francisco, USA
•Campbelltown Regional Gallery, Campbelltown, NSW
•Flinders University, SA
•Gabrielle Pizzi Collection, VIC
•Museum And Art Gallery of Northern Territory, NT
•National Gallery of Victoria, VIC
•PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
•Thomas Vroom-Sammlung, Amsterdam, NL
•University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS
•Red Dot Gallery, Singapore
•Ganter Myer Collection, Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, USA
•Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT

Past Exhibitions

•Christine Multa 2013, photographTarnanthi Festival in Adelaide
•Alice Nampitjinpa: Rockholes and Tali Tali 2015, diptych 30x30 cm Acrylic on LinenAncestral Presence – recent works by Ikuntji Artists
•Alice-Nampijinpa-14-AN174-Tali-Tali-Sandhills-60-by-90cm-acrylic-on-belgian-linen1-630x413Radiance – Artwork from Desert Country at FORM, Perth
•logoDarwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2015
•Power of Place exhibition at PUBLIC/FORM
•Desert Mob 2014Desert Mob 2014
•21-years-Ikuntji-Artists-Festival 2014 Invite Front21 Years Ikuntji Artists Festival
•Desart 2Desert Mob 2013
•IMGP3456Painting and Drawing Workshop
[email protected], Sydney
•Tarnanthi Festival Art Fair2015-10-09
•Tarnanthi Festival, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 2015
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2015
•Ancestral Presence - recent works by Ikuntji Artists 2015
•Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin, NT 2015
•Colors of Nature 2015
•Power of Place, FORM, State Theatre, Perth, WA 2015
•Art Parade, Whistlewood, VIC 2015
•Around the Campfire, Fundraiser Concert, Alice Springs, NT 2014
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2014
•Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, NT 2014
•21 Years Ikuntji Artists Festival, Ikuntji Artists, Haasts Bluff, NT 2014
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2013
•A Love of Country: The Indigenous Perspective, A Seymour College Art Exhibition 2013
•Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin, NT 2013
•SOAF - Seoul Open Art Fair, Seoul, South Korea 2013
•IndigenousArt, International Grammar School, Sydney, NSW 2011
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2011
•Scotch College Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC 2011
•Korowa College exhibition, Melbourne, VIC 2011
•Ochre Gallery, Melbourne, VIC 2011
•Where Creeks Cross: New Australian Aboriginal Paintings from Ikuntji, Booker-Lowe Gallery, Houston, USA 2010
•Artkelch, Germany 2010
•ArtMob, Hobart, TAS 2010
•Gallery Runfurlie, Melbourne, VIC 2010
•Qdos Gallery, Germany 2010
•Ochre Gallery Melbourne, VIC 2010
•Womens Business, Booker-Lowe Gallery, Houston, USA 2009
•Eunice Napanangka Jack and Alice Nampitjinpa, Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney, NSW 2009
•Value of Country, Artkelch, Direct Invest, Düsseldorf, Germany 2009
•Winter Warmers, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney, NSW 2009
•Palya Art, Gallows Gallery, Perth, WA 2009
•Aboriginal Art- Window to Culture, Australian Embassy (Australia Day Exhibition), ARTKELCH, Berlin, Germany 2009
•Mixed Show, Palya Art, Mary Place, Sydney, NSW 2009
•Land and Mythology- Art of the Western Desert, Artequity, Sydney, NSW 2009
•Palya Art, Cabinet Malemont, Paris, France 2009
•Ikuntji Icons, Artmob, Hobart, TAS 2009
•Ikuntji Artists, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney, NSW 2009
•Ikuntji Artists, QDos Arts, Lorne, VIC 2009
•Ikuntji meets Brisbane, Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD 2009
•Eunice & Alice (with Alice Nampitjinpa), Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney, NSW 2009
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2009
•Ikuntji Now, Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD 2008
•Cultural Connections - Desert Stories, Artitja Fine Art, Perth, WA 2008
•Desert Stories, Artitja Fine Art, Perth, WA 2008
•Ikuntji Women Painters, Kingsfisher Gallery, Perth, WA 2008
•Group Show, Palya Art, Mary Place, Sydney, NSW 2008
•Ikuntji Show, QDos Gallery, Lorne, VIC 2008
•Divas of the Desert, Gondwana Gallery, Alice Springs and Sydney, NSW 2008
•Yungkiya & Kulunypa - Old & New, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW 2008
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2008
•Gruppenausstellung, ArtKelch, Freiburg i.Br., Germany 2008
•(with Alice Nampitjinpa), Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 2008
•Painting My Tjukurrpa (with Marinka Nangala Marshall), Ochre Gallery, Melbourne, VIC 2008
•Licht in der Wüste. Aboriginal Art aus der Central und Western Desert, ARTKELCH, Galerie im Lichthaus Kirchner, Weinstadt, GR 2008
•25th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT 2008
•Womens Business, ArtKelch, Freiburg i.Br., Germany 2007
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2007
•Group Show, Short St Gallery, Broome, WA 2007
•Yaiti Yamimi, Bandigan Gallery, Sydney, NSW 2007
•Ochre Gallery, Melbourne, VIC 2007
•Group Show, Ochre Gallery, Melbourne, VIC 2007
•Palya Art, Mary Place, Darwin, NT and Sydney, NSW 2007
•Group Show, Australia Dreaming Art, Melbourne, VIC 2007
•Tiwi Ngurrara, ARTKELCH, Freiburg i.Br., Germany 2007
•Desert Dreamings: Earth + Water, Artitja Fine Art, Perth, WA 2007
•Group Show, Palya Art, Melbourne, VIC 2007
•Best Of The Best, Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT 2007
•Cicada Trading Gallery in the Middle East 2006
•The TogArt Contemporary Art Exhibition 2006
•Big Country, Gondwana, Alice Springs, NT 2006
•Senior Aboriginal Women Artists of Central Australia, Gadfly Gallery, Perth, WA 2006
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2006
•Anangu, Red Dot Gallery, Singapore 2006
•Cicada Trading Gallery in the Middle East 2005
•Elisabeth Baehr, Art Frankfurt, Germany 2005
•Strata, Araluen Arts Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2005
•esert Divas, Gallery Gondwana, Alice Springs, NT 2005
•Art Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany 2005
•Eunice Jack & Alice Nampitjinpa Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 2005
•Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 2005
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2005
•Big Country, Gallery Gondwana, Alice Springs, NT 2005
•Ikuntji Desert Belles, Red Dot Gallery, Singapore 2005
•Brisbane Art Fair, Susan OConnell Gallery, QLD 2005
•Carole Queriye, London, UK 2004
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2004
•Desert Show, Gallery Gondwana, Alice Springs, NT 2004
•Indigenart, Perth, WA 2004
•Red Dot Gallery, Singapore 2004
•Desert Divas, Gallery Gondwana, Alice Springs, NT 2004
•Desert Secrets of Eunice Napanangka, Gallery GabriellePizzi, Melbourne, VIC 2004
•Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 2004
•Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 2004
•Rebecca Hossack, London, UK 2004
•Boutwell Draper, Sydney, NSW 2004
•Fireworks, Brisbane, QLD 2004
•Onshore Gallery, Geelong, VIC 2003
•Ikuntji Mob, Framed, Darwin, NT 2003
•Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 22003
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2003
•Adelaide Fringe Festival, Desart Exhibition, SA 2002
•Ikuntji Artists, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 2001
•Our Country - Pintupi Women from Haasts Bluff, RAFTArtspace, Darwin, NT 2001
•intupi Women, Desart Gallery, Sydney, NSW 2001
•Recent works from Ikuntji Artists, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW 2001
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 2000
•Womens Work, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW 2000
•Ikuntji Artists - Warlayirti Artists, Desart Gallery, Sydney, NSW 2000
•5th National Indigenous Heritage Art Award, The Art of Place, Canberra, ACT 2000
•Tjilkamata & Watuya, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 2000
•Spirit Country: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Gantner Myer Collection, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, USA 1999
•Indigenous Art of the Dreamtime, United Nations, New York, USA 1999
•Ikuntji Tjuta Touring Retrospective, Campbelltown City Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW 1999
•Ikuntji Walka, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW 1999
•Adelaide Fringe Festival, Desart Exhibition, Adelaide, SA 1998
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 1998
•Ikuntji: Paintings from Haasts Bluff, Darwin, NT 1998
•Culture Store, Rotterdam Art Gallery, NL 1998
•Dreamings (Walonia) Brussels, Belgium, GR 1998
•Ikuntji Painters, Galerie Dusseldorf, Perth, WA 1998
•Bischoffs, Burbank California, USA 1998
•14th National Aboriginal Art Award, Darwin, NT 1997
•Desert Mob, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 1997
•Ikuntji Tjuta, Alliance Francaise, Canberra, ACT 1997
•Ikuntji Tjuta, Gallerie Australis, Adelaide, SA 1997
•Dreamings - Aboriginal kunst uit Australie, Arnhem, NL 1997
•Native Title Now, Tandanya, Adelaide, SA 1996
•Heritage Art Award, Canberra, ACT 1996
•Minyma Mankurrpala Ikuntji Ngurra, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 1996
•Miracles from the Desert, Savode, Brisbane, QLD 1996
•MAGNT Shell Launch, Darwin, NT 1996
•13th National Aboriginal Art Award, Darwin, NT 1996
•Ikuntji: New Art from the Western Desert, The Darwin Gallery, Darwin, NT 1995
•26th Alice Prize, Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs, NT 1995
•Northern Territory Art Award, Alice Springs, NT 1995
•Paintings from Haasts Bluff:, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW 1995
•12th National Aboriginal Art Award, Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT 1995
•Minyma Tjukurrpa, Haasts Bluff/Kintore Canvas Project, Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Adelaide,SA 1995
•Paintings from Haasts Bluff, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW 1995
•Australian Heritage Commission, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award Exhibition, Old Parliament House, ACT
•Australian High Commission & Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore 1994
•Ikuntji Minyma Tjuta 1992-94, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 1994
•2nd National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award Exhibition, Old Parliament House, ACT 1994Ikuntji: Paintings from Haasts Bluff 1992-1994, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC 1994
•Northern Territory Art Award, Alice Springs, NT 1994
•Heritage Art Award, Canberra, ACT 1994
•11th National Aboriginal Art Award, Darwin, NT 1994
•Northern Territory Art Award, Alice Springs, NT 1993

Comes with a signed COA.

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