Willy Tjungurrayi [1930-]

Willy Tjungurrayi came in to Haast's Bluff in 1956 with other Pintupi people and began painting for Papunya Tula Artists in 1976. By the early1980s Willy was recognized as a senior Pintupi painter and he joined the movement for their return to the Pintupi homelands. Willy’s numerous private and public collections include the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, the Holmes a Court Collection, Art Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of NSW, as well as featuring in many international private collections. He has a highest Sotheby’s auction price of nearly $60,000.