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MB015526

Caterpillar Dreaming

Medium
Acrylic on Canvas
Size
360 x 180cm
Year Painted
2002
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Caterpillar Dreaming

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Artist Profile

Tommy Jones Kngwarreye Born: 1948 Language Group: Alyawarre Country: Irrw…

Artist Profile

Tommy Jones Kngwarreye

Born: 1948

Language Group: Alyawarre

Country: Irrweltye , Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects: Caterpillar Dreaming

Tommy was born in 1948 at McDonald Down Station, Utopia, son of Jacob Jones and Dolly Kemarre. Tommy comes from a tradition of family painters, with his brothers Lenny, John and Freddie, and his sister Lily Sandover also being artists.

The main story painted by Tommy, from his father's country, is Caterpillar Dreaming. He describes it as 'black, green and grey. Looks like witchetty grub'.

Collections

Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs

Private in Australia, USA and Europe

Exhibitions

2002 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: Art and Soul Gallery, Nashville, TN; 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, OR; Urban Wine Works, Portland, OR; Mary's Woods, Portland, OR
2003 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: New City Merchants, Knoxville, Tennessee; 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, Oregon; Contemporary Aboriginal Art Event, Umpqua Bank, Portland, Oregon; Mary's Woods, Portland Oregon; Art From The Dreamtime, Portland Art Museum, Portland Oregon
2004 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: Knoxville and Nashville
2004 The Utopia Men, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs

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Artist Name:
Tommy Jones Kngwarreye
Artwork Size:
360 x 180cm
Medium:
Acrylic on Canvas
Year Painted:
2002
Title:
Caterpillar Dreaming
Free Shipping Worldwide!:
This painting on canvas will be shipped in a cylinder to you free of charge, worldwide! An option to have this painting 'stretched' onto a wooden frame may be available. If selected, further charges will apply and will be calculated at checkout.

Description

The colours of the caterpillar are black, green and grey. It looks similar to the witchetty grub.

The concentric circles are the sites of the caterpillar and the connecting parallel lines are the caterpillar tracks. The background pattern of Tommy's painting depicts his country.

Located at
Mbantua Warehouse (MGW)

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