Andrew Highfold Tjupurrula
Andrew Roger Highfold Tjupurrula was born in 1958 and comes from Crystal Brook in South Australia. He relocated to Alice Springs later on, where he began to learn and paint traditional Aboriginal stories passed down to him.
In 2006 Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from University, he has achieved acknowledgements in many fields and activities including 11 years experience as an ambulance officer.
Andrew is a member of the Stolen Generation but has been able to reconnect with his close and extended Aboriginal family in both South Australia and the Northern Territory. He comes from a family with nine children. Andrew is now married with three children of his own and a granddaughter. He celebrates family and culture through his art. He believes that his paintings are gifts from his Mother and Grandmother's spirits.
Important copyright notice
The Copyright of all images and documentation remains with Sabine Haider. The Australian Copyright Act protects all artists from unauthorised copying by giving control over original works of art to the artist by law. However depending on the use proposed, Sabine Haider from Central Art – Aboriginal Art Store can facilitate reproduction of works with the permission of the artist as we have developed close relationships over the years with many individual painters and craftspeople.
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