Language Group: Alyawarre
Country: Ahalpere, Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas, Wood Sculpture
Patrick is the son of renowned artists Dinny Kunoth and Josie Kunoth. Patrick began painting and carving in his twenties and Dinny taught him how to make sculptures. Dinny has been a respected sculptor within his community for many years. Patrick learnt to paint from Josie and he developed his own style. He paints 'Sculpture' that he creates.
Patrick's grandmother (Josie's mother) is a famous aboriginal artist, Polly Ngale. She has been painting for a very long time. Patrick lives in Alice Springs with his wife and children. He sometimes travels to Utopia to visit his family.
This painting depicts bird sculptures that Patrick carves from the wood of trees. Circle designs represent waterholes that can be found in his country.