Garrard Anderson

Garrard Anderson

Skin name:TjangalaLanguage:LuritjaDate of birth:1984-03-20From:MikantjiCommunity:Papunya : NT

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Biography

Garrard Anderson is the son of Amos Anderson and grandson of Yamah Anderson a Warlpiri man. I discovered my love for painting and have been taught by my grandmother Tilau Nangala, acclaimed artist at Papunya Tjupi Arts, who paints the same country Mikantji, Ngapa – Water Dreaming.

Growing up I have been told my country and dreaming is half-way between Yuendumu and Lajamanu, at a place called Mikantji. I am in the process of talking to family and elders to take me and other extended family for a country visit there.

Past Exhibitions

  • Salon des Refuses 2017, Charles Darwin University, Darwin 2017-08-09
  • 2017 Salon des Refuses, Charles Darwin University Gallery, Darwin NT 2017-08-09
  • Ngurra Kutju - Tjukurrpa Tjuta, One Country - Many Stories, Exhibition at Colin Biggers & Paisley, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane 2017-06-20
  • Desert Mob 2016, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs NT 2016-09-09
  • Desart Photography Prize Exhibition, Tangentyere Gallery, Alice Springs NT 2016-09-07
  • 10th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin NT 2016-08-05