MATTHEW FREDDY PURUNTATAMERI

Skin: Pandanus
Country: Munupi
Dance: Jurrukukuni (Boobook Owl)
Dot Texture Short 2

Matthew was born in Darwin. He began painting on canvas in the 1980’s at Jilamara Art Centre. His father Paddy Freddy Puruntatameri encouraged Matthew to make art and keep the traditions alive. He began to focus on carvings and painting in 1988. Matthew is completed a diploma in art and craft.

Both he and his younger brother Patrick have exhibited extensively throughout Australia with work held in International collections, and have an outstanding reputation as leading Tiwi artists.

Artworks by MATTHEW FREDDY PURUNTATAMERI

Tutini (Pukumani Pole) - Print - MATTHEW FREDDY PURUNTATAMERI

Tutini (Pukumani Pole)

242-14-3/10

$460

MATTHEW FREDDY PURUNTATAMERI

87.5 x 20cm, linocut