Charlie Egalie Tjapaltjarri was born at Vaughan Springs, northwest of Mt. Leibig c. 1940. Charlie speaks Walpiri/Luritja. He was initiated at Haasts Bluff after receiving a small amount of Western education at a mission school at Yuendumu. In 1972 Charlie commenced painting with the encouragement of Johnny Warangkula, Kaapa Tjampitjinpa and Billy Stockman.
Dreamings include: Man Dreaming, Wallaby, Budgerigar and Bushfire Dreaming.
Australian National Gallery, Canberra
Western Australian Museum, Perth
South Australian Museum, Adelaide
Holmes à Court