|Date of Birth:||31/01/1959|
|Skin Group:||White Cockatoo|
Reppie Orsto has worked at Munupi Arts & Crafts since its beginnings in 1985, producing intricate fabric and t-shirt designs as well as paintings. Reppie Orsto also spent some time in 1989 producing designs for the Territoriana label in Darwin. Reppie Orsto participated in Munupi’s first printmaking workshop in Canberra in 1990. In June 1992 she travelled to Paris to attend the opening of the Munupi Exhibition at The Australian Embassy. In August 1994 Reppie Orsto attended, at the invitation of the Canadian Government, the exhibition “Epama Epam! Everything has Meaning: An Exhibition of Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Australia” to coincide with the Olympic Games. In 2002 Reppie Orsto had her first solo show at Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi in Melbourne.
Tokwampini is the Tiwi name for a bird. Commonly carved on Pukamani poles, it represents the ending of the creation story. Tokwampini is the father of Bima. Catalog No 18-184...
Catalog No 20-2 Title Jikapayinga (Female Freshwater Crocodile) & Bird - (Towkapinni) Artist REPPIE ANNE PAPAJUA (ORSTO) Size & Medium 120 x 80 cm Ochre on Canvas Category Painting Artist...