George Ward Tjapaltjarri
(1940s - 2006)
George Ward Tjapaltjarri was active/lived in Australia. George Tjapaltjarri is known for Aboriginal painting.
Biography George Ward Tjapaltjarri
Dr George Ward Tjapaltjarri was a well respected artist and traditional Aboriginal elder. He was born in the 1940's at Walungurru, or more commonly known as Kintore Community in Western Australia. During his formative years he had a traditional Aboriginal bush childhood and it wasn't until 1964 when he met renowned Aboriginal tracker, Nosepeg Tjunkata Tjupurrula, that he had first contact with Europeans.
Dr George Tjapaltjarri took up modern art creation in the mid to late 1970's where he began painting for Papunya Tula Artists. He then moved away from painting to pursue further traditional teachings and medicine. In the late 1970's to the early 1980's he worked as a traditional healer with the Kintore and Tju
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