Rex Daniel Japanangka Granites


A Warlpiri speaker, and born in Yuendumu c.1950, Rex Granties is a leading figure in the Yuendumu community: President of the Yuendumu Council, member of the Northern Territory Committee of Road Safety Board and board member of the Alcohol Abuse Committee. He does not paint for Warlukurlangu Artists (though several members of his family do), but sells his work through private dealers and outlets in Alice Springs. He has been painting since 1988, and paints Honey Ant, Woman, Snake, Digging Stick and Dogwood Dreamings. His country is Mina Mina, 160 kms west of Yuendumu towards Lake Mackay. He lives in Yuendumu, but has connections with the communities of Mt Allan and Willowra.