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  • Title: Tarpauline
  • Artist: Jean Baptiste Apuatimi (dec)
  • Region: Tiwi Islands
  • Art Centre: Tiwi Design
  • Medium: Etching
  • Collection: I Am Tiwi
  • Dimensions: 60cm x 45cm
  • Edition Size: 40
  • Price ($AUD): $ POA

Artwork Story

Part of an important folio of ten limited edition prints by renowned Tiwi artist Jean Baptiste Apuatimi. This body of work embodies the iconic imagery produced by this important Australian artist for whom painting is an act of engagement in a culture and tradition linking the past with the present and nurturing the future.

I am Tiwi is presented in an archival boxed folio $8,800

‘We use these when we go bush camping and to put on the ground for playing cards.’

© Jean Baptiste Apuatimi, c/o Tiwi Design

Drawn on the plates by the artist and printed in an edition of 50 by APW Printer Simon White at Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, 2008.

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