• 1. Untitled, 2023
  • 1. Untitled, 2023
  • 1. Untitled, 2023
  • 1. Untitled, 2023
  • 1. Untitled, 2023

Daniel Ngurruwuthun

1. Untitled, 2023

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    • Manganese and medium on stringy bark
    • Dimensions: 76 x 16.5 x 1.5 cm
    • Cat No. DN02-0019

Daniel is a Yolŋu man who was was born in Yirrkala and grew up as a young boy at his family’s homeland of Rurrangala in North East Arnhem land. Now living with his Anindilyakwa wife and daughter in Angurugu, Daniel is an Arts and Cultural officer and talented artist in Angurugu. Daniel is best known for his bark paintings depicting traditional stories of sea creatures, and also works on carvings and yiraka (digeridoo). Daniel’s father Dula Ngurruwuthun was an accomplished painter and has works in national institutions such as the NGA. Daniel is inspired to follow in his fathers footsteps and has taken up the skills, imagery and process taught to him by his father.

Anindilyakwa Arts is a thriving hub of creativity located on the Groote Eylandt Archipelago in the Gulf of Carpentaria in the Northern Territory. Warnumamalya artists are engaged across the Archipelago, with art centres in Umbakumba, Angurugu and Milyukbura. Diverse art programs focus on traditional and contemporary art practices, as well as, community engagement programs. Artists practices span across weaving, fibre art, carving, printmaking, fashion design and painting. Anindilyakwa Arts is part of the Anindilyakwa Land Council and is as an integral part of the Preserving Culture Department, supporting the economic, cultural and social outcomes of the Warnumamalya people.

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