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ALICK TIPOTI - CV

Kala Lagaw Ya people, Maluyligal, Zenadh-Kes
Born 1975 Torres Strait, Melanesian

Collections

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Museum of Australia, Canberra
Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast
Australian National University, Canberra
Griffith Artworks, Brisbane
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
Torres Strait Regional Authority, Thursday Island
Belau National Museum, Koror, Palau
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea, New Caledonia
Parliament House, Wellington, NZ
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
British Museum, London UK

Selected Awards

2012
NAIDOC Awards - Torres Strait Artist of the Year

2009
Australia Day Awards - Torres Strait Cultural Award: ‘Senior Cultural’

2008
Gab Titui Art Award, Overall Winner
25th Telstra NATSIAA, People’s Choice
Shell Freemantle Print Award, Non Acquisitive
Silk Cut Print Award, Overall Winner

2007
24th Telstra NATSIAA, Work on Paper

2003
20th Telstra NATSIAA, Work on Paper

2001
Shell Freemantle Print Award, Non Acquisitive

1999
Australia Day Awards - Torres Strait Cultural Award: 'Senior Cultural'

1998
National Heritage Art Award, Lin Onus Youth
Australian Capital Territory, Scholar of the Year

1993
Townsville Pimlico TAFE Art Student of the Year

ALICK TIPOTI - CV

Kala Lagaw Ya people, Maluyligal, Zenadh-Kes
Born 1975 Torres Strait, Melanesian

Collections

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Museum of Australia, Canberra
Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast
Australian National University, Canberra
Griffith Artworks, Brisbane
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
Torres Strait Regional Authority, Thursday Island
Belau National Museum, Koror, Palau
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea, New Caledonia
Parliament House, Wellington, NZ
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
British Museum, London UK

Selected Awards

2012
NAIDOC Awards - Torres Strait Artist of the Year

2009
Australia Day Awards - Torres Strait Cultural Award: ‘Senior Cultural’

2008
Gab Titui Art Award, Overall Winner
25th Telstra NATSIAA, People’s Choice
Shell Freemantle Print Award, Non Acquisitive
Silk Cut Print Award, Overall Winner

2007
24th Telstra NATSIAA, Work on Paper

2003
20th Telstra NATSIAA, Work on Paper

2001
Shell Freemantle Print Award, Non Acquisitive

1999
Australia Day Awards - Torres Strait Cultural Award: 'Senior Cultural'

1998
National Heritage Art Award, Lin Onus Youth
Australian Capital Territory, Scholar of the Year

1993
Townsville Pimlico TAFE Art Student of the Year

Commissions

2013 Guthathaw Ulakal - Dugongs, Thursday Island Chronic Disease Centre, Thursday Island.
2011 Kaygasiw Usul Mural (8 metres x 54 metres), Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
2010 Cairns Airport Tile Design
2010 Tilt Train Design - Brisbane/ Cairns
Swatch watch design

Films

Alick Tipoti, Zugub, the mask, the spirits and the stars. Creative Cowboy Films.
The Clouds Have Stories, The Art of the Torres Strait Islands
Ailan Kastom
Mawa Adhaz Parul, Alick Tipoti, Canopy Artspace Cairns
CIAF

Bibliography

Kuiyku Mabaigal, Magaballa Press 1998
Mura Migi Kazika, Magaballa Press 2000
Islands in the Sun, National Gallery of Australia Exhibition catalogue 2000
Ilan Pasin this is our way, Cairns Regional Gallery exhibition Catalogue
Demozay M., 2001 Gatherings, Contemporary
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art from Queensland Australia
Wilson G., Beneath the Monsoon Visions North of Capricorn
exhibition catalogue, Art Space Mackay, Mackay Qld. 2002
Artlines: Art and People, 1-2007, Queensland Art Gallery
Art Collector Magazine. January - March 2008
Ailan Currents Exhibition Catalogue - Contemporary Printmakers from the Torres Strait, 2007
Gaigai Ika Woeybadh Yatharewmka - Legends Through Patterns from the Past, New York exhibition catalogue 2009
Torres Strait Islands. Queensland Art Gallery/GOMA exhibition catalogue. 2011

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