Charlie Tjapangati History and Collections


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2022 Fifty Years Papunya Tula Artists, Utopia Art, Sydney
2020 Desert Stories, Paul Johnstone Gallery, Darwin
2021 Now & Then: Works from Papunya Tula Artists 1974-2020, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane
2019 Spring Collection: Exhibition to celebrate our beautiful Spring Collection, Brenda Colahan Fine Art, Sydney
2018 2018 Papunya Tula Artists: Visual Rhythm II, Paul Johnstone Gallery, Darwin
2006 Rising Stars 2006, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
2006 Papunya Tula Artists - across the board, Utopia Arts, Sydney
2005 Rising Stars Papunya, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
2005 Papunya Tula Artists, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
2005 Papunya Tula Artists - new work for a new space, Utopia Art, Sydney
2004 21st Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin.
1992 Crossroads - Towards a New Reality, Aboriginal Art from Australia, National Museums of Modern Art, Kyoto and Tokyo
1990 Paintings from the Desert, Contemporary Aboriginal Paintings, Plimsoll Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart
1989 Masterpiece Fine Art Gallery, Hobart
1983 Mori Gallery, Sydney
1982 Georges Exhibition, Melbourne
1982 Brisbane Festival, Brisbane
1981 Australian Perspecta, A Biennial Survey of Contemporary Australian Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1980 Contemporary Australian Aborigine Paintings, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA, USA


  • Artbank, Sydney
  • Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • Museums & Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin
  • Victoria Art Centre, Melbourne
  • Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
  • The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth
  • Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • University of Virginia, USA
  • The Kelton Collection, Santa Monica, USA