Terrence Nabegeyo

Terrence Nabegeyo

Skin name: Nakangila
Language: Kunwinjku
Dreaming: Yirridjdja
Clan: Djalama
Date of birth: 1982-07-08
From: Mandilbareng
Community: Oenpelli : NT



ALTERNATIVE SPELLING: Nabakeyo, Nabekeyo BORN: 8 July 1982 LANGUAGE: Kunwinjku LANGUAGE GROUP: Mayali CLAN: Djalama SOCIAL AFFILIATIONS: Yirritja moiety, Nawamud subsection OUTSTATION/COUNTRY: Namokardabu REGION: Western Arnhem Land NT Australia COMMUNITY CENTRE: Gunbalanya [Oenpelli] MEDIUM/FORM: Painting; ochre on Arches paper, ochre on bark SUBJECTS AND THEMES: Emu, rock wallaby, python, white cranes, brolgas, jabirus, crocodiles, fish, rainbow serpents, file snake, crustacean, barramundi, mimi spirits NOTES: Terrance has been painting at Injalak Arts since 2001. He has strong ties within the Oenpelli Community where he was born and raised. The Nabegeyo family are key participants in ceremonies that take place in the community. His father (or Uncle in European relationship), Bruce Nabegeyo, was an accomplished and widely appreciated songman and artist.

Group exhibitions

  • 2008 National Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Art Award ( NATSIAA ), MAGNT, Darwin
  • 2007 Ngaddirriwilkne; To Make A Mark, Port Jackson Press Melbourne VIC
  • 2006 Inspired by Injalak, Port Jackson Press Melbourne
  • 2005 Art of the Stone Country, Entertainment Centre, Darwin