Raymond Maxwell Tjampitjinpa, was born in Papunya, Northern Territory in 1955.
He is the son of the late George Tjangala, one of the early artists and shareholders of Papunya Tula Artists, and Pantjiya Nungurrayi who also paints for Papunya Tula.
Raymond worked for the Papunya Council for many years however didn’t pick up a brush until 1993. Like his parents before him, he was a natural and began painting regularly around 2000.
Raymond is represented in the National Gallery. He lives in Papunya with his family.
Selected Group Exhibitions
‘Kintore, Kiwirrkura’, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, Victoria
Thornquest Gallery, Southport, Queensland
‘Paintings from our Country’, Tony Bond Aboriginal Art Dealer, Adelaide, SA
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC
William Mora Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
‘Pintupi Men’s and Women’s Stories’, Indigenart, Perth, WA
‘Art Born of the Western Desert’, Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT
‘Saluting Papunya’, Chapman Gallery, Canberra, ACT
‘Kuniya Pilkati’, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC
‘Aboriginal Art 2006’, Scott Livesy Art Dealer, Melbourne, VIC
‘A Particular Collection’, Utopia Art, Sydney, NSW
‘Community – The Heart of Papunya Tula Artists’, Utopia art, Sydney, NSW
‘Community V’, Utopia Art Sydney, NSW
National Gallery of Victoria