Lindsay Bird Mpetyane

Lindsay Bird Mpetyane born circa 1935/1945 at Ungoola (Bush Park Station). He lives at Mulga Bore Community & his Language group is Eastern Anmatyerre. When the Utopia women were introduced to Batik production in the late 70’s, Lindsay was one of a few men to work in this medium.
In 1987 he began painting with acrylics on canvas and as a senior Lawman he can depict many themes of men’s law in his paintings. His paintings are Traditional and imposing with their boldness of colour selection and harmonious design.
Lindsay is one of Utopia’s most senior collectable artists & his works are held by Major Institutions & collectors worldwide
Selected Exhibitions: 1989 (First solo exhibition) Utopia Arts, Sydney; 1990: “A Picture Story”- Travelling exhibition Dublin, Cork, Limerick, U.K.; 1991 “Flash Pictures” National Gallery of Australia; 1992 (Series of canvases) touring Italy & Japan; 1993 Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; 1994 Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs; 1999 “Spirit Country” Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, U.S.A.; 1999, 2000, 2002 Chapel off Chapel Gallery, Melbourne; 2003 Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs;
Selected Collections: National Gallery of Australia; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney; Museum of Victoria; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Holmes a Court; Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica, U.S.A.; Artbank.
Kluge Collection US
The CAAMA collection
Corporate and private collections in USA, Japan, Denmark, Poland, Italy, England and Australia.