Gary Djorlom

Gary Djorlom

Skin name: Nabangardi
Language: Kunwinjku
Dreaming: Duwa
Clan: Born
Date of birth: 1963-12-13
From: Marrkolidjban
Community: Oenpelli : NT


Artworks


Biography

Gary is a dedicated family man with strong cultural integrity. As a younger artist he was among those Injalak artists who produced paintings for the Kluge Commission (USA). His work features in the catalogue that showcased these works. In addition to his art practice Gary is employed through Injalak as a tour guide for Injalak Hill and the Dog Dreaming Tour, sharing stories of the rock art with visitors to the region. Gary and his wife Doreen often sit in the shade of a tree by the Gunbalanya billabong, creating art together.
Gary is the son of Bilidu Bangarr and Dudley Djorlom and the brother of Wally and Gideon Djorlom.

Group exhibitions

  • 2016 Wearables, Festival del Caribe, Santiago de Cuba
  • 2015 Wearables, Tactile Arts Gallery, Darwin

Bibliography

  • Kunwinjku Art from Injalak 1991- 1992, The John W. Kluge Commission, Museum Arts International Pty, Ltd. North Adelaide, 1994
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