William Sandy

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  • Language:Pitjantjatjara
  • Region:Pukatja, South Australia
  • Dreaming:Bush bean
William Sandy


  • Art Gallery Western Australia
  • Art Gallery of South Australia
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • Art Bank, Sydney
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
  • Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane;
  • Homes a Court Collection, Perth
  • Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
  • Kelton Foundation USA
  • Donald Kahn Collection USA
  • Aboriginal Art Galleries Australia
  • John Weber Gallery New York
  • Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo Mexicoo
  • Isaacs Gallery Toronto
  • Lowe Art Museum University, Miami
  • Araluen Centre Northern Territory Australia
  • IBM Kawasaki Gallery Japan
  • Embassy Australia Washington
  • Grand Hyatt London and Jakarta
  • Donald Khan Collection USA
  • Groninger Museum Groninger Holland
  • Oxford University England
  • Broken Hill Art Gallery
  • Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
  • Queensland University.


  • 1982 Georges Exhibition, Melbourne;
  • 1983 Mori Gallery, Sydney; 1985 Aboriginal Artists Gallery, Melbourne;
  • 1986 Queensland University, Brisbane;
  • 1988 Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery;
  • 1988 - 1989 Dreaming Exhibition which toured the USA;
  • 1989 John Weber Gallery, New York, USA;
  • 1989 Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico;
  • 1990 Isaacs Gallery, Toronto, Canada;
  • 1990 Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne; 1990 Wagga Wagga Art Gallery;
  • 1991 Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, USA;
  • 1992 IBM - Kawasaki City Gallery, Kawasaki, Japan;
  • 1993 Chapman Gallery, Canberra;
  • 1997 Manningham Art Space, Melbourne;
  • 1999, 2000 Aboriginal Art Galleries of Australia, Melbourne;
  • 1999, 2000 Aboriginal Art Galleries of Australia, Melbourne;
  • 1999 Embassy of Australia, Washington, USA;
  • 2003 Chapel off Chapel Gallery, Melbourne; Lowe Art Museum University of Miami USA, IBM Kawasaki City Gallery Japan, John Weber Gallery New York USA, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo Mexico City,Travelling exhibition USA, Wollongong City Art Gallery, Isaac Gallery Toronto Canada, National Gallery of Victoria, Embassy of Australian Washington, Mori Gallery Sydney, Wagga-Wagga City Art Gallery, Georges Exhibition Melbourne, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi Melbourne, Aboriginal Art Gallery Melbourne, Queensland University Brisbane, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Araluen Centre Alice Springs, Chapmen Gallery Canberra, Manningnham Art Space Melbourne, Chapel of Chapel Gallery Melbourne.


  • 1985 Northern Territory Art Award, Darwin; William Sandy was the first of the Pitjantjatjara involved in the contemporary art movement
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