Charlie Tjapangati  (Born c. 1949)

Charlie Tjapangati (Born c. 1949)




91 cm x 46 cm


Acrylic on linen canvas


Provenance: Certificate of authenticity from arts centre


    Charlie Tjapangati is a Pintupi man who paints for Papunya Tula artists. He began to paint in 1977, depicting designs associated with the swamp and rockhole site of Palipalinjtjanya, near Jupiter Well. Palipalinjtjanya is a sacred place that marks the start of a major journey line in the Tingari cycle.


    In 2000, he was one of the four artists chosen to create a traditional sand painting for the Sydney Olympics.