Matthew Freddy Puruntatameri  

Collections

Artbank, New South Wales
National Gallery of Australia
Museum of Victoria, Melbourne.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education Collection

COMMISSION
Darwin International Airport – Pukumani Pole

Prix

Œuvres

Biographie

Matthew Freddy Puruntatameri est né à Darwin en 1972. Matthew a commencé à peindre sur toile dans les années 1980 à Jilamara. Son père Paddy Freddy Puruntatameri a encouragé Matthew à faire de l’art et à garder les traditions vivantes. Il a commencé à se concentrer sur les sculptures et la peinture en 1988. Matthew a étudié pour l’obtention d’un diplôme en Art & Craft. Lui et son jeune frère Patrick ont beaucoup exposé dans toute l’Australie, leurs travaux sont dans des collections internationales et ont une réputation exceptionnelle en tant que protagoniste d’artistes Tiwi.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1992 Ngingingawula Jilamara Kapi Purunguparri (Our Designs on Bark), National Gallery of Victoria,
1993 Nginingawula Tiwi Jilamara, All our Tiwi Designs, MAGNT, Darwin
1993 The Body Tiwi Aboriginal Art from Melville and Bathurst Islands, The University Gallery, University of Tasmania, Launceston.
1993 10th NATSIAA, MAGNT Darwin
1994 Creators and Inventors, Australian Women’s Art in the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1994-95 Art of the Tiwi from the Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, a National Gallery of Victoria Travelling Exhibition, touring Shepparton Art Gallery, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Tandanya, Adelaide.
1995 Jilamara Kapi Yurruka Manimpurrua, (Designs on Long Canvas and Pukumani Poles). Alcaston House Gallery, Melbourne.
1995 National Aboriginal Art Award MAGNT Darwin.
1996 Tiwi People from Melville Island. Anima Gallery Adelaide
1996 Masterpieces from Milikapiti Savode Gallery, Brisbane.
1996 Etchings & Lino blocks from Melville Island, Australian Print Workshop Fitzroy Vic.
1997 First Person Plural Betty Rymer Gallery Chicago USA
1997 Old Patterns Framed Gallery Darwin N.T.
1997 Old Tiwi. Alcaston House Gallery Melbourne
1997 Small Designs – Jewellery and Paintings Savode Gallery Brisbane.
1997 Kartukuni Amintiya Jurra, (Ironwood and Paper), Hogarth Gallery, Paddington NSW
1998 The Old and the New, Gallery Gondwana Alice Springs NT
1998 Group Exhibition, Alcaston House, Melbourne Victoria
1998 Jilamara, Mossenson Gallery, Subiaco WA
1999 About Art All, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
1999 Tiwi on Wood, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
1999 New Paintings from Milikapiti, Redback Gallery, Brisbane
1999 Art of the Tiwi, Framed Gallery Darwin
2000 This Earth for Us, Commonwealth Institute, London
2000 From Mythology to the Present, Wuerzburg, Germany
2001 Jilamara, Jilamara Framed Gallery Darwin
2004 Spirit & Vision, Essl Collection, Kunst Der Gegenwart, Austria
2004 The Batchelor Collection 1994-2004, Darwin Supreme Court, Darwin
2005 Yirrarra Kulama amintiya Pukumani, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
2005 Découvrir, rêver, investor Art aborigène dÍAustralie, Australian Embassy, Paris
2005 A Family Affair, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
2006 The Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award, Victoria
2006 Jilamara Carvers, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
2006 Awirankini Jilamara, Suzanne OÍConnell Gallery, Brisbane.
2006 All the Tiwi Mob, Short St Gallery, Broome
2006 Jilamara Tiwi, Soma Galleries, Adelaide.
2006 Ngawila jilamara: our design, Aboriginal & Pacific Art Gallery, Sydney
2006 Ratuwati amintiya ratuwati: Island to Island, Art Mob, Hobart
2007 Ngarramukuriyi jilamara kartakuni, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
2015 Kuripapuranjuwi Ngini Ngawila Jilamara Kapi Ngawa Tiwi: Tiwi Show, Darwin

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Yinkiti  Amintiya  Yoi  (Food  and  Ceremony), catalogue d’exposition,    Crafts  Council Gallery, Darwin, 1991

Bennett, J. ‘Ngingingawala Jilamara kapi purunguparri (Our Bark Paintings),’ Gallery Monthly Magazine of the National Gallery Society of Victoria, September 1992

Bennett, J ‘Narrative and decoration in Tiwi painting: Tiwi Representations of the Purukuparli Story,’ Art Bulletin of Victoria 33, 39-47. 1993

The Body Tiwi Aboriginal Art from Melville and Bathurst Islands, exhib. cat., The University Gallery, University of Tasmania at Launceston 1993

Art of the Tiwi from the Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, catalogue, NGV Melbourne 1994

Isaacs, J. Spirit Country: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art Hardie Grant Books, S. Francisco 1999