Mick Namarari Japaltjarri History and Collections


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021 Mick Namarari, D'Lan Davidson, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2023 Eminence, D’Lan Contemporary, New York
2023 Pintupi Way, The Drill Hall Gallery, funded by the Australian National University, Canberra
2023 Significant 2023, D'Lan Contemporary, Melbourne
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 Significant 2022, D'Lan Davidson, Melbourne
2022 Connection, National Museum of Australia, Canberra
2021 SIGNIFICANT, D'Lan Contemporary, Melbourne
2021 Lineage & Legacy, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
2021 Papunya Tula: 50 years 1971-2021, S.H. Erwin Gallery, Sydney
2020 Crossings, D'Lan Contemporary, Melbourne
2020 Framing the Landscape, D'Lan Contemporary, Melbourne
2020 Papunya, D'Lan Contemporary, Melbourne
2019 Reverence, D’Lan Davidson, Sydney
2019 Significant, D'Lan Contemporary, Melbourne
2017 Important Australian Indigenous Art , D'Lan Contemporary, Melbourne
2011 Origins of Western Desert Art: Tjukurrtjanu, The Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victory, Melbourne
2000 Papunya Tula: Genesis and Genius, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1989 Papunya Tula Artists, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Awards and Recognition

2022 Connection | Songlines from Australia's First Peoples in a spectacular immersive experience, National Museum of Australia, Canberra
2004 Top 50 Collectable Artists, Australian Art Collector Magazine
1994 Alice Prize, Alice Springs - Winner
1991 NATSIAA, Darwin - Winner


  • Araluen Art Collection, Alice Springs
  • Kluge Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, University of Virginia, USA
  • The Kelton Collection, Santa Monica, USA
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  • Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
  • Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
  • Hank Ebes Collection, Melbourne