Richard Moketarinja

Richard Moketarinja

Richard Moketarinja

Born: c. 1918

Deceased: 1983

Language Group: Western Arrernte (Aranda)

Country: Ntaria (Hermannsburg), West of Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Medium: Watercolour on Board

Subjects: Landscape - Hermannsburg School, Untitled Landscape

Richard was born in Central Australia and attended the Mission School in Hermannsburg before working on the Mission station. He began to paint seriously around 1947 and continued into the 1970's. He often painted in the Palm Valley and sometimes in the Glen Helen Valley area.
Castleman, Dr Beverley
(2023) The Hermannsburg School of Modern Art, ""
Hardy, J., Megaw, JVS. & Megaw, MR.
(1992) The Heritage of Namatjira - The Watercolourists of Central Australia, William Heinemann, Australia