Tommy Watson

  • Skin Name:Yannima
  • Language:Pitjantjatjara
  • Region:Irrunytju, Western Desert
  • Dreaming:Ancestral stories
Tommy Watson

Bibliography

  • John McDonald (2005-11-24). The Australian Way - December - Art (pdf). Qantas. http://www.unc.edu/home/owen/downloads/QANTAS%201205.pdf. Retrieved 2007-11-21. BORN C1930-32. WARAKURNA, WA. Since 2002 Watson has emerged as arguably the outstanding painter of the Western Desert page 56
  • Agathon Galleries (pdf). Archived from the original on 2007-09-14. http://web.archive.org/web/20070914202626/http://www.agathon.com.au/agathon/artistsbio/artist_bio.php?id=31. Retrieved 2007-11-21. Born: c1935 at Anamarapiti
  • McCulloch, Alan; Susan McCulloch, Emily McCulloch Childs (2006). The new McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art. Fitzroy, VIC: Aus Art Editions in association with The Miegunyah Press. p. 179. ISBN 052285317X.
  • Claire Armstrong, ed (2006). Australian Indigenous Art Commission: Musee du quai Branly. Eleonora Triguboff, Art & Australia, and Australia Council for the Arts. ISBN 0646460455.
  • Guiding lights: The year in visual arts The Sydney Morning Herald

Collections

  • Musée du Quai Branly, Paris
  • Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • Western Australian Art Gallery, Perth
  • South Australian Art Gallery, Adelaide
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
  • Elizabeth and Colin Laverty, Sydney
  • Patrick Corrigan, Sydney

Exhibitions

  • 2010 Irrunytju Artists, Agathon Galleries, Sydney
  • 2009-2010 Emerging Elders - honouring senior Indigenous artists , National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • 2009 Kutu Wara (The Last One), Solo Exhibition, Agathon Galleries Sydney
  • 2009 Nganmapa Ngura (My Country) Irrunytju Artists, Linton and Kay Fine Art, Perth
  • 2009 New Works: South Western Desert Art of Australia, Agathon Galleries Sydney, Melbourne
  • 2009 Nganampa Tjukurpa: South Western Desert Art of Australia', Agathon Galleries Sydney
  • 2009 Agathon Galleries Sydney, Melbourne
  • 2008 Agathon Galleries Sydney, Melbourne
  • 2008 Lismore Gallery
  • 2008 2003, 2002 Selected for Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award
  • 2007 Musee du Quai Branly, Paris (permanent exhibition)
  • 2007 One Sun, One Moon, Art Gallery of New South Wales, NSW
  • 2007 Tommy Watson, Solo Exhibition, Agathon Galleries, NSW
  • 2007 Senior Irrunytju Artists, Agathon Galleries, VIC
  • 2007 Irrunytju Fundraiser Exhibition Agathon Galleries, NSW
  • 2006 Tommy Watson, Solo Exhibition, Agathon Galleries, VIC
  • 2006 Landmarks, National Gallery of Victoria, VIC
  • 2006 Musée du Quai Branly Paris, France
  • 2005 Tommy Watson, Agathon Solo Exhibition, Sydney NSW
  • 2005 Cairns Regional Art Gallery, QLD
  • 2005 Wollongong City Art Gallery, NSW
  • 2005 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Gallery, VIC
  • 2005 Ngayuku Ngura (My Country), Vivien Anderson Gallery, VIC
  • 2005 Senior Irrunytju Men, Aboriginal and Pacific Gallery, NSW
  • 2004 Colour Power: Aboriginal Art post 1984, National Gallery of Victoria, VIC
  • 2004 NATSIAA - Celebrating 20 Years, National Archives of Australia, ACT
  • 2004 Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, SA
  • 2002/2003/2008 Finalist in Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards
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