aboriginal artist: Raymond Maxwell Tjampitjinpa

Raymond Maxwell Tjampitjinpa is Pintupi and paints for Papunya Tula Artists.

He is the son of George Tjangala, who was one of the early shareholders of Papunya Tula Artists, and Pantjiya Nungurrayi who also paints for Papunya Tula.

Raymond was born in Papunya in 1955 and worked for the Papunya Council while in his 20’s.

Raymond did his first painting in 1993 but didn’t paint regularly until the late 1990’s.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2001 ‘Kintore, Kiwirrkura’, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

2001 Thornquest Gallery, Southport, Queensland, Australia

2002 ‘Paintings from our Country’, Tony Bond Aboriginal Art Dealer, Adelaide, SA, Australia

2002 Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2002 William Mora Galleries, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2002 ‘Pintupi Men’s and Women’s Stories’, Indigenart, Perth, WA, Autralia

2002 ‘Art Born of the Western Desert’, Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT, Australia

2002 ‘Saluting Papunya’, Chapman Gallery, Canberra, ACT, Australia

2004 ‘Kuniya Pilkati’, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2006 ‘Aboriginal Art 2006’, Scott Livesy Art Dealer, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2006 ‘A Particular Collection’, Utopia Art, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2009 ‘Community – The Heart of Papunya Tula Artists’, Utopia art, Sydney, NSW, Australia


National Gallery of Victoria