Margaret Kundu

Margaret Kundu is a senior artist at Durrmu Arts.

Margaret was born c. 1945 in the Daly River region and moved to Peppimenarti after its establishment in 1976. She still lives there with her 6 daughters and many grandchildren.

Margaret started painting in 2001 and became renowned for her sun-mat paintings: acrylic expressions of the traditional woven decorative mats.

Since then her work has been exhibited in group shows in Darwin, Adelaide, Sydney, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Margaret also paints durrmu (body painting dot) and bush tucker designs, including the water lily leaves, stalks and roots found on the floodplains surrounding Peppimenarti.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014        Durrmu Arts, Marshall Arts, SA
2014        Durrmu Arts, Outstation Gallery, NT
2010       Tunbridge Gallery, WA
2009        Yewirr, Raft Artspace, NT
2009       Close at Hand, Caruana Reid Fine Art, NSW
2008       Ancient Culture. Modern Art, Club 21 Gallery, Singapore
2007       Peppimenarti, Chalk Horse Gallery, NSW
2004       Peppimenarti, Sherman Galleries, NSW
2003       Awa Yedi I Falmi Warrim Pek Durrimu, Peppimenarti

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