Pedro Wonaeamirri & Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri: Nini Parlanari - Amintiya Ningani, Old Ways - New Perspectives - Art Collector

Pedro Wonaeamirri, Jilamara, 2012. Natural ochres on linen, 150 x 75cm; Patrick Freddy, Puruntatameri Wai-ai (Bima) & Purukuparli, 2014. Natural ochres on ironwood with bush fibres & feathers, 178 x 20cm & 161 x 22cm (variable). Courtesy: the artists, Jilamara Arts & Crafts, NT, and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne

A major exhibition of new paintings in ochre on linen by Pedro Wonaeamirri, and carvings in ochre on ironwood by Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri. In this highly anticipated exhibition which took three years in the making, both senior Tiwi artists have produced masterful artworks that simultaneously embody strong ties to traditional Tiwi culture and contemporary artistic innovation. This body of work sees Pedro and Patrick Freddy reach new artistic heights.

Exhibition opens: 6pm Friday 23 May 2014
Exhibition closes: 20 June 2014
Location: Alcaston Gallery, 11 Brunswick Street Fitzroy VIC 3065

Contact: 03 9418 6444

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