Dorothy Napangardi History and Collections

History

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020 The Art and life of Dorothy Napangardi - Dorothy Napangardi Retrospective Exhibition, Japingka Gallery, Fremantle
2020 Black & White 2020, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane
2014 Dorothy Remembered, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2007 Country in Mind: Dorothy Napangardi, FireWorks Gallery, Brisbane
2006 Karnta-kurlangu Jukurrpa, Gallery Gondwana, Sydney
2005 Dorothy Napangardi, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
2004 Dorothy Napangardi, Gallery Gondwana, Sydney
2003 Dancing Up Country; the work of Dorothy Napangardi, Asia Tour. Asialink in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art tour to Vietnam Fine Art Museum in Hanoi and the National Art Gallery, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
2003 Dorothy Napangardi New Paintings, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2002 Dancing up Country: the art of Dorothy Napangardi, Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney
2002 Kana-kurlangu, Gallery Gondwana at The Depot Gallery, Sydney
2001 Mina Mina, Gallery Gondwana, Alice Springs
2001 Dorothy Napanagardi, New Paintings, Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne
2000 Dorothy Napangardi, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney
2000 Recent Paintings by Dorothy Napangardi, Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne
1999 Recent works by Dorothy Napangardi, Chapman Gallery, Canberra

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 Innovation in Three Parts | Araluen Arts Collection, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
2022 Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
2021 Reverence, D'Lan Contemporary, Melbourne
2021 Voyage across Aboriginal Australia - Founders' Favourites, Fondation Burkhardt-Felder Arts et Culture, Moitiers, Switzerland
2021 Big Names Little Paintings, Cooee Art Gallery, Sydney
2020 The Women's Show, Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne
2020 Director's Choice 2020, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2019 defining tradition | black + white, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2019 International Women's Day, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2016 O Tempo Dos Sonhos, Arte Aborigene Contemporanea da Australia, Caixa Cultural, Sao Paolo
2017 Gems from the Stockroom, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2017 Along the Lines, FireWorks Gallery, Brisbane
2012 Ancestral Modern, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle
2012 All Our Relations, Biennale of Sydney, MCA, Sydney
2011 Thinking outside the square, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2011 Almanac: The Gift of Ann Lewis AO, MCA touring exhibition
2011 Wet Paint, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2010 Stories from the Centre, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2010 All is Calm, FireWorks Gallery, Brisbane
2010 Desert Country, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
2009 Sculpture and works on paper, Fire-Works Gallery, Brisbane
2008 Black & White: Inspired by Landscapes, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydne
2008 From the Air, FireWorks Gallery, Brisbane
2007 Divas of the Desert, Gallery Gondwana, Sydney & Alice Springs
2003 Collectors Show, Gallery Gondwana at The Depot Gallery, Sydney
2002 One Mother, Dorothy Napangardi and Sabrina Nangala, Gallery Gondwana, Alice Springs
2002 Native Title Business - Contemporary Indigenous Art, National Travelling Exhibition, of the Gurang Land Council (Aboriginal Corporation), QLD
2002 Indecorous Abstraction - Contemporary Women Painters, Light Square Gallery, AIT ARTS, Adelaide
2002 Melbourne ArtFair 2002, Melbourne
2001 alice.fitzroy@af, Alliance Francaise de Canberra and French Embassy, Canberra
2001 Country After Rain, Framed - The Darwin Gallery, Darwin
2001 Dreamtime - The Light and the Dark, Sammlung Essl, Vienn
2001 Masterwork, Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne
2000 Dorothy Napangardi and Walala Tjapaltjarri, Adelaide Festival, Gallery Australis, Adelaide
2000 The Art of Place Exhibition, Australian Heritage Commission, Old Parliament House, Canberra
2000 Songlines: Walala Tjapaltjarri & Dorothy Napangardi, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London
2000 Melbourne ArtFair 2000, Melbourne
2000 Transitions - 17 Years of NATSIAA, MAGNT, Darwin
1999 Treading Softly, Chapman Gallery, Canberra
1999 Painting the Desert, Alliance Francaise de Canberra and French Embassy, Canberra
1999 Recent works by Dorothy Napangardi and Walala Tjapaltjarri, Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne
1999 My Country - Journeys of our Ancestors, Ancient Earth Indigenous Art, Cairns
1998 Warlpiri Women, Gallery Gondwana, Alice Springs
1998 Napangardi Dreaming - Ceremony and Song, Hogarth Gallery, Sydney

Awards and Recognition

2009 Top 50 Collectable Artists, Australian Art Collector Magazine
2008 TogArt Contemporary Art Award, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin - Finalist
2002 Top 50 Collectable Artists, Australian Art Collector Magazine
2001 18th NATSIAA, Darwin - Finalist and Winner
2001 Alice Art Prize, Alice Springs - Finalist
2000 17th NATSIAA, Darwin - Finalist
2000 5th National Indigenous Heritage Art Award, Australian Heritage Commission, Canberra
1999 The Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney - Finalist
1999 16th NATSIAA, Darwin - Finalist and Highly Commended
1998 15th NATSIAA, Darwin - Finalist
1998 Northern Territory Art Award, Alice Springs - Winner
1991 8th NATSIAA Darwin - Winner Museum and Art Galleries Award

Collections

  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
  • Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
  • Australian National University, Canberra
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
  • Queensland Museum, Brisbane
  • Linden Museum, Stuttgart, Germany
  • The Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica, USA
  • The Kaplan-Levi Collection, Seattle, USA
  • The Vroom Collection, The Netherlands
  • The Erskine Collection, NSW
  • The Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth
  • The Australia Council Collection, Sydney
  • South Australian Festival Centre Foundation, Adelaide
  • The Homesglen Institute of TAFE Collection, VIC
  • The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth
  • The LeWitt Collection, Chester, Connecticut, USA
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sydney
  • Owen Wagner Collection of Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art, Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Metropolitan Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
  • Hank Ebes Collection, Melbourne
  • The Henderson Family Collection, Sydney
  • The Luczo Family Collection, USA
  • Luciano Benetton Collection, Venice
  • Shepparton Art Museum, Shepparton VIC
  • Araluen Art Collection, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
  • Fondation Burkhardt-Felder Arts et Culture, Motiers, Switzerland
  • Artbank, Sydney