Michael Gadjarwala

Languages

Djinang (Wurlaki)

From

Gamardi

Community

Maningrida : NT

Moiety

Yirritjing

Date of birth

1948-01-01

Clan

Batji-murrungun

Artwork media

Acrylic on Board, Beach Hibiscus (Hibiscus Tiliaceus) with Ochre Pigment and PVA Fixative, Stringybark (Eucalyptus Tetradonta) with Ochre Pigment and PVA Fixative, Unidentified Species with Ochre Pigment and PVA Fixative, Ochre Pigments with PVA Fixative on Cotton Rag Paper, Lithograph, Lorrkon – Burial Pole

Artworks


Past Exhibitions

Group

  • 2007
    2007 Lorrkon, spirit beings, Lorrkon, spirit beings and Fibrework, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2005
    2005 After Crossing Country, After Crossing Country, a survey bark exhibition, Indigenart, Perth, WA
  • 2005
    2005 Bark paintings and carvings from Maningrida, Bark paintings and carvings from Maningrida, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 2004
    2004 Maningrida burial poles, Maningrida burial poles, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK
  • 2004
    2004 21st NATSIAA, 21st Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander art awards, Museum & Art Gallery of Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
  • 2004
    2004 Maningrida recent works, Maningrida recent works, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2003
    2003 Dreamtime, contemorary aboriginal art, Dreamtime, contemporary Aboriginal art, Cankarjev Dom Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 2002
    2002 19th Telstra National & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, NATSIA, 19th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
  • 2002
    2002 'Barks in the spotlight' Utrecht, The Netherlands, Barks in the spotlight, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2002
    2002 East + West, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, NSW, East + West, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 1998
    1998, Spirits of the Dreaming Jarraman Arts Aboriginal Corporation,, Spirits of the Dreaming Jarraman Arts Aboriginal Corporation, National Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Sydney, NSW
  • 1996
    1996-97, Dreaming: Aboriginal Art from Australia, Netherl., Dreaming: Aboriginal Art from Australia Galerie Kouwenhoven, Delft, Netherlands
  • 1996
    1996, Journey of the Birds, Raintree, Journey of the Birds Raintree Fine Art Gallery, Darwin, NT
  • 1996
    1996-97, Dreaming: Aboriginal Art from Australia, Netherl., Dreaming: Aboriginal Art from Australia Galerie Kouwenhoven, Delft, Netherlands
  • 1993
    1993-94, Identities : art from Australia. Contemporary Australian Art to Taiwan, Identities : art from Australia. Contemporary Australian Art to Taiwan Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Tapei, Taiwan and Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong, NSW
  • 1991
    1991, The Eighth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, The Eighth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
  • 1990
    1990-91, Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1990 From Australia, Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1990 From Australia Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland; toured to Swansea and Manchester, UK
  • 1989
    1989, Rrawa, Rrawa Darwin Performing Arts Centre Gallery, Darwin, NT
  • 1982
    1982, Aboriginal Art at the Top, Aboriginal Art at the Top Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT

Collections

  • Artbank, Sydney, NSW
  • Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfers Paradise, Qld
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
  • Walonia Aboriginal Art, Netherlands
  • Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
  • Museum D'Histoire Naturelle de Lyon, France