Eileen Napaltjarri History and Collections


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2008 Eileen Napaltjarri, Japingka Gallery, Perth
2005 Eileen Napaltjarri - Lines, Utopia Art Sydney, Sydney.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2022 Irrititja Kuwarri Tjungu | Past & Present Together: 50 Years of Papunya Tula Artists, Part 2, Kluge-Ruhe Collection, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA, USA
2022 Australischer Salon, Michael Reid, Berlin
2022 Colour Pop, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2021 Private Collection | Private View: One Collector's Passion & Soul, Cooee Art, Redfern
2021 50 Years of Papunya Tula Artists, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2021 Now & Then: Works from Papunya Tula Artists 1974-2020, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane
2019 Defining Tradition: the first wave & its disciples, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2018 20/20 Vision: 20 Years 20 Women, Brenda Colahan Fine Art, Sydney
2008 TogArt Contemporary Art Award, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin
2007 Big Paintings from Papunya Tula Artists, Utopia Art Sydney, Sydney
2007 Papunya Tula Artists 2007, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
2006 Papunya Tula Artists - across the board, Utopia Art Sydney, Sydney
2006 PTA - Papunya Tula Artists, Utopia Art, Sydney
2006 Utopia Arts Sydney, Sydney
2006 The Togart Contemporary Art Exhibition, Parliament House, Darwin
2006 Parliament House, Darwin, NT
2006 Yawulyurru kapalilu palyara nintilpayi - grandmothers teaching culture and ceremony, Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
2005 Papunya Tula Artists - new work for a new space, Utopia Art Sydney, Sydney
2005 Rising Stars Papunya, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne

Awards and Recognition

2008 TogArt Contemporary Art Award, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin - Finalist
2008 Top 50 Collectable Artists, Australian Art Collector Magazine
2005 Redlands Wespac Art Prize - Winner Emerging Artist Section


  • Artbank
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • National Gallery of Australia
  • Pat Corrigan Collection, Sydney
  • The Kelton Collection, Santa Monica, USA