Ebony Dreaming


Tribe: Pintupi Area: Central & Western Desert Born: 1943 Ronnie Tjampitjimpa was born in Tjiturruya, Western Australia in 1943. He lived in Haasts Bluff until 1960 and commenced painting in 1971. Ronnie’s work entails the Pintupi style of strong circles, joined by connecting lines depicting the people, the country and the Dreamtime. Ronnie is currently the chairperson for the Papunya Tula Artists.


1991 – ‘Aboriginal Paintings from the Desert’, Moscow & St Petersburg 1994 – ‘Le Voci della Terra’, Galleria Gottardo, Lugano, Switzerland 2000 – ‘Papunya Tula: Genesis & Genius’, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney


1988 – Winner of the Alice Springs Art Prize


National Gallery of Australia Canberra Art Gallery of New South Wales Australia National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne Art Gallery of Western Australia Perth Art Gallery of South Australia Adelaide Queensland Art Gallery Brisbane Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Darwin Musee des Arts Africains et Oceanies Paris France The Muséum de Lyon, France Bendigo Art Gallery Victoria Robert Holmes a Court Collection Perth Groningen Museum The Netherlands The Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France Supreme Court Darwin Araluen Arts Centre Alice Springs University of Virginia USA Kelton Foundation Santa Monica California USA The Ganter Myer Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Art Australia The Kulge-Ruge collection of Australian Aboriginal Art USA

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