Ninuku Arts, Mr Donegan

Ninuku Arts (Mr Donegan) — Papa Tjukurpa Vessel


Papa Tjukurpa; Dingo Dreaming. "Ngayuku mamaku ngura Dulu", my father's country rockhole called Dulu. At this place there are lots of women and men dingo's living there, digging up the water and hunting at Pilantjara rockhole in the country area of Dulu. This is papa walka, dog design.

Ngaanyatjarra/ Pitjantjatjara artist Mr Donegan (1940 - 2022) began painting professionally about 2000, as one of the first painters of the local artists co-operative Papulankutja Artists in Western Australia. On the passing of his wife Donegan moved back to Kalka in the A_angu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands (APY) where he started painting at Ninuku Arts. In 2010 Donegan won the National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award.

Everyone’s heard of a dragon  

Curated by James Lemon and Bobby Corica

11 November  23 – 27 January 24 

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Material: glass

Dimensions: approx. 340 x 180mm 

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