Jimmy Wululu

Jimmy Wululu

Jimmy Wululu

Born: c. 1936

Deceased: 2005

Language Group: Gupapuyngu

Country: Djiliwirri, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

Medium: Ochre on Bark, Ochres on Arches Paper

Subjects: Niwuda (Honey), Djalumbu (Hollow Log), Eel-Tailed Catfish, Untitled

Jimmy grew up off the coast of Central Arnhem Land in Milingimbi Island. He worked as a labourer and builder before beginning to paint in the late 1970's. His style is distinctive with symmetrical, straight lines. He has had his works exhibited both nationally and internationally and they can be found in collections worldwide.
Dreamings - the art of Aboriginal Australia, The Asia Society Galleries, NY, USA
Magiciens de la Terre show, Paris, France
Paintings and Sculptures from Ramingining: Jimmy Wululu and Philip Gudthaykudthay at the Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, ACT
ARATJARA - Art of the First Australians Touring: Kunstammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Dusseldorf, Hayward Gallery in London, Louisiana Museum in the USA and Humlebaek in Denmark
National Portrait Gallery