About The Artist
Born :- C 1943, at Tjiturrunya West Of Kintore Ranges- Western Australia.
Language :- Pintupi .
Region :- Kintore.
Dreaming :- Tingari Cycle, Eagle Dreaming & Fire Dreaming.
In the early 1950s’ Ronnie & his family moved to Haasts Bluff and then on to Papunya.
In 1975 Ronnie began to paint for the Papunya painting movement.
In the early 1980s’ he moved to Walungurru where he has emerged as one of Papunya Tula’s major artists Ronnie ‘s art is a good representation of the characteristic Pintupi style: repetition of forms, simple & bold, and pigments which are often restricted to four basic colours of black,red, yellow & white.
However it is is widely recognized he does experiment with other colours. Since his earliest participation with the central desert art organization Ronnie has been committed and has emerged as one of the territory’s master painters. Today, Ronnie’s influence remains an inspiration to a new generation of artist.
Collections: – National Gallery of Australia, Canberra- National Gallery of Victoria- Melbourne.
Exhibitions:- 1999 Fine Arts Museum –San Francisco, 2001 / 2003 Chapel of Chapel Gallery Melbourne.