Aboriginal artist Cassidy Possum Tjapaltjarri

Cassidy Possum Tjapaltjarri

Born: 1923

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Red Hill and Napperby , Northern Territory

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Subjects: Caterpillar, Goanna and Bush Tucker Dreaming, Old Men's Dreaming

Cassidy was part of the small group of artists from Napperby who exhibited at Hogarth Galleries in Sydney in the mid 1980's. He paints Caterpillar and Goanna from his country area near Napperby. Bush Tucker Dreaming is from his grandfather's country near Mt Allan. The waterhole and emu tracks are part of this dreaming.


Artbank, Sydney

The Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica, USA

Group Exhibitions

Hogarth Galleries, Sydney


Further References

Johnson, V 1994, The Dictionary of Western Desert Artists, Craftsman House, East Roseville, NSW ©
  1987, Sydney Morning Herald, July 11 NATSIVAD Data Base