Dot Painting So called because it is created by using dots of paint. Originally created on the ground at corrobborrees. Used to educate young clan members about the Dreamtime stories and survival information.
Dot Painting In the early 1970's, Geoffrey Bardon, a white art advisor in the western desert of central Australia, convinced the Aboriginal elders at Papunya to paint their Dreamings on the community school's wall.
Dot Painting The effect was so stunning that it launched an entire movement of desert Aboriginal painting. First rendered on art board, then on canvas, using acrylic paints provided by advisors and potential buyers.
Dot Painting Mervyn Rubuntja “ Snake Dreaming” Acrylic on Canvas 24” x 16”
Dot Painting Xavier Wimmiji The Artist's Father's Country Acylic on canvas 24” x 34.5”
Dot Painting Don Tjungarrayi “Wallaby Dreaming at the site of Yarrunganyi” Acrylic on Canvas
Dot Painting Pansy Napangati “Water Dreaming” Acrylic on Canvas 30” x 36”
Dot Painting William Sandy “Ceremonial String Dance Dreaming” Acrylic on Canvas 46.5” x 26.25”
Dot Painting Walala Tjapaltjarri “Tingari Cycle” Acrylic on Canvas 42” x 24.5”
Dot Painting Sonder Turner Nampitjinpa “Women's Story” Acrylic on Canvas 48” x 28”