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.