Artist Profile

Johnny Possum Tjapaltjarri
Born :c. 1940
Location :Willowra, Northern Territory
Tribe :Warlpiri/Anmatyarre
Language :Warlpiri


Johnny Possum Tjapaltjarri

Johnny Possum Tjapaltjarri was born around 1940 in Willowra Northern Territory. He is half brother to the famous artist, Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri.

Beeing one of the elders of Warlpiri tribe, Johnny Possum Tjapaltjarri started painting early 1980. He paints traditional dot symbols.

His dreamings consist of Possum dreaming, Kangaroo Dreaming and Budgerigar Dreaming.


This painting shows his Kangaroo Dreaming.















You are welcome to visit the art gallery to view Johnny Possum Tjapaltjarri and other aboriginal artists artwork on Canvas/Linen, Coolamon, Didgeridoo, Boomerang and Pottery at: KARLANGU ABORIGINAL ART CENTRE, 47 Yok Street, Sydney, 2000, New South Wales, Australia

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