Bobby Bunungurr







Bobby Bunungurr


Born:                   19.09.1947
Region:                 Central Arnhem Land
Community Centre:       Ramingining
Outstation:             Ngalyindi
Language Bloc:          Yolngu
Language:               Ganalbingu
Clan:                   Gurrumba Gurrumba

Subjects and Themes:    Magpie geese, spider, water lily, eagle hawk, 
hunting barramundi with fishing wire, swamp birds, hawk and rat, jabiru, 
brolga, geese, mice

Awards/Grants/Commissions:
1993, Honourable Mention for Ramingining  Artists, Australian Heritage 
Commission Art Award Exhibition, Old Parliament House  Canberra 
[artist not named individually]

Collections:
Linden Museum, Stuttgart, Germany.
Milingimbi Collection, MECA, Milingimbi  Educational and Cultural Association.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Ramingining  Collection, Sydney.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth.


Exhibitions:
1984, Objects & Representations Ramingining, Power Institute [now MCA], Sydney
1986, The Third National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery 
of the Northern Territory, Darwin 1993, Prints by Ramingining Artists, Hogarth 
Gallery, Paddington, NSW


Select Bibliography:
Hill, M., and McLeod, N.,1984, From the  Ochres of  Mungo, Aboriginal Art Today,
Dorr McLeod Publishing, West Heidleberg, Victoria. (C)


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