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Tjungkara Ken

- Career Overall Rank

81 2017 Market Rank

  • Born: 0

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  • Community: Amata

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Born in 1969, Tjungkara Ken grew up in Amata, South Australia, where she still lives and paints for Minymaku Arts. In 2010 she was a finalist in the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Art Award, and in 2017 she was a finalist in the Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW.

 

Group Exhibitions: 

2016 - Ngayuku ngura - My Country, featuring Tjimpayi Presley, Ray Ken, Barbara Mbitjana Moore, Tjimpayi Presley, Wawiriya Burton, Jennifer Ingkatji, Tjungkara Ken, Freda Brady, Sandra Ken, Maringka Tunkin, Sylvia Kanytjupai Ken, at the Short Street Gallery, Broome, WA. 
2014 - Tjala 2014, featuring Nyunmiti Burton, Tjimpayi Presley, Tjungkara Ken, Barbara Mbitjana Moore, Kunmanara Williamson @ Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne. 
2013 - Ngayuku Ngura - my country, featuring Tjungkara Ken, Ruby Williamson, Barbara Mbitjana Moore, Sylvia Ken, Mona Mitakiki, Yaritji Young, Nyunmiti Burton, Tjimpayi Presley, Wawiriya Burton at Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne. 
2012 - Punu-nguru (from the trees) featuring the work of Hector Tjupuru Burton, Tjampawa Katie Kawiny, Sylvia Kanytjupai Ken, Tjungkara Ken, Ray Ken , Tiger Palpatja, Ian Roberts, Nancy Katanari Tjillya, Barney Wangin, Ruby Tjangawa Williamson at Raft artspace, Alice Springs, NT. 
2011 - Tjala Arts Collaborative Show, featuring Katatjuku Mary Pan, Tjungkara Ken, Ray Ken, Katatjuku Mary Pan, Tjampawa Katie Kawiny, Ruby Tjangawa Williamson, Wawiriya Burton, Nancy Katanari Tjilya, Bruce Williamson, Johnny Morris, Michael Bruno, Hector Tjupuru Burton, Tiger Palpatja, Tjampawa Katie Kawiny, Wawiriya Burton, Nancy Katanari Tjilya at Raft Artspace, Alice Springs, NT. 
2011 - Malparara ? Friends Together featuring Wawiriya Burton, Taylor Cooper, Robin Kankapankatja, Iluwanti Ken, Sandra Ken, Sylvia Kanytjupai Ken, Tjungkara Ken, Manyitjanu Lennon, Kathy Maringka, Paniny Mick, Tali Tali Pompey, Mantuwa Treacle, Ruby Tjangawa Williamson, Yaritji Young at Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne. 
2010 - Tjala Women 2010, featuring Ruby Tjangawa Williamson, Wawiriya Burton, Tjimpayi Presley, Tjampawa Katie Kawiny, Sylvia Kanytjupai Ken, Sandra Ken, Tjungkara Ken, Nita Williamson and Mona Mitakiki Shepherd, @ Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne. 
2010 - APY & NPY Lands Survey Exhibition, RAFT Artspace, Alice Springs, NT. 
2003 - Nganampa Tjukurpa – Our Stories, Port Melbourne Uniting Church, Melbourne; PY on Paper – works on paper from members of the Ananguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation, Mossenson Gallery – Indigart, Perth; Ngura-Tjanpi Desert Spinifex Country; works by members of the Ananguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation, Raintree Gallery, Darwin. 
2002 - Mina Wala- fresh, like water from a spring, Araluen Galleries, Alice Springs; Irititja Munu Kuwaritja Tjukurpa, (Stories from the past and present), Tandanya, Adelaide, SA; Desert visions, Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide; Exhibition of Aboriginal Art, Art-rium, Graz, Austria; Limited edition Prints of Minymaku, Mossenson Gallery – Indigart, Perth. 
2000 - Irititja Munu Kuwaritja Tjukurpa; Stories from the past and present, Tandanya, Adelaide; Desert Visions – Works of Minymaku Arts, Adelaide Fringe, Synagogue Place, Adelaide. 
1998 - Desert Mob, Araluen Galleries, Alice Springs. 

Profile References

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Sites

Subjects

Seven Sisters , Honey Ant

Medium

Synthetic Polymer Paint on Linen and Canvas

Regional Map

Note: This map is a representation and not accurate. Some sites are sacred and therefore not shown.

Market Performance

Career Totals

AIAM100 Rank
-
AIAM100 Rating
0.5273
Sold/Offered
7/8
Clearance Rate
88%
Average Price
$11,669
Total Price
$81,680
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Yearly Market Performance Graph from 2000 - 2017

Top 10 Artworks Sold at Auction

1

Ngayuku Nguru (My Country)

sale price: $18,000.00
auction: Bonhams, Sydney  lot: 10 date: 28/05/2012
198 x 153 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
2

Seven Sisters, 2010

sale price: $18,000.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Melbourne  lot: 106 date: 26/11/2014
152.5 x 122 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
3

Tjala Tjukurpa (Honey Ant Story), 2008

sale price: $13,420.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Sydney  lot: 93 date: 02/12/2015
122 x 153 cm Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
4

Seven Sisters, 2011

sale price: $9,760.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Sydney  lot: 76 date: 10/05/2017
197 x 122 cm Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
5

Ngayuku Ngura (My Country), 2010

sale price: $9,150.00
auction: Bonhams, Sydney  lot: 121 date: 24/03/2013
152.5 x 101.5 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
6

Untitled Ngayuku Ngura?(My Country), 2009

sale price: $9,150.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Melbourne  lot: 15 date: 25/05/2016
151 x 120 cm Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
7

Ngayuku Nguru (My Country), 2009

sale price: $0.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Melbourne  lot: 152 date: 28/11/2012
152 x 101 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
8

My Country - Ngayuku Ngura - 2009

sale price: $0.00
auction: cooee, Sydney  lot: N/A date: 0000-00-00
122.0 x 153.0 cm Synthetic Polymer Paint on Canvas
9

My Country - Ngayuku Ngura - 2009

sale price: $0.00
auction: CooeeArt MarketPlace, Sydney  lot: 13 date: 16/11/2017
122.0 x 153.0 cm Synthetic Polymer Paint on Canvas
10

My Country - Ngayuku Ngura, 2009

sale price: $0.00
auction: CooeeArt MarketPlace , Sydney  lot: 13 date: 16/11/2017
122 x 153 cm Synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Available Artworks

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