Walter Brooks

Walter Brooks

Walter is the youngest artist at Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association. He joined the art centre to take up carving in the men’s shed in 2017. He is a keen learner and is mentored by established senior carvers Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri and Pius Tipungwuti.

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Raelene Kerinauia Lampuwatu

Raelene Kerinauia Lampuwatu

I paint with the Kayimwagakimi, the traditional Tiwi comb carved from ironwood. Sometimes its called pwoja which also means bone. The painting comb is made from ironwood, and is used to paint on the body, on pukumani poles and on bark. My partner made me my comb, he was an artist, a great carver and…

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Nicholas Mario

NICHOLAS MARIO

Nicholas was born in Darwin. His Mother is from the Tiwi Islands and his Father is Greek. Growing up on Bathurst Island, he learned painting skills from his Grandmother Carol Babui and carving skills from his Grandfather and Uncles. He started painting soon after he finished school.  Nicholas played football for many years. On the Tiwi…

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