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Jimmy Djelminy

 Born:                  14.12.1946

Died:                  21.6.2003

Region:                 Central Arnhem Land

Community:              Ramingining

Language Bloc:          Yolngu

Language:               Ganalbingu Local

Group (clan):    Gurrumba Gurrumba

Social Affiliations:    Yirritja moiety, Bulany subsection.

Collections:           

Artbank, Sydney. Milingimbi Collection, MECA, Milingimbi Educational and Cultural Association. Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin.  Museum of Contemporary Art, Arnott’s Collection, Sydney. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

Exhibitions:          

1982, Aboriginal Art at the Top, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin.

1990, Spirit in Land, Bark Paintings from Arnhem Land, National Gallery of Victoria

1994, Power of the Land, Masterpieces of Aboriginal Art, National Gallery of Victoria

2000, Australian Heritage Commission’s 5th National Indigenous Art Award

Select Bibliography:

Altman, J., and Cook, P., 1982, Aboriginal Art at the Top, exhib. cat., Maningrida Literature Production Centre, Maningrida.

Ryan, J., 1990, Spirit in Land, exhib. cat., National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

Artworks