Gavin Arabie

Gavin Arabie

Language: Arrernte, Luritja
Date of birth: 1979-05-31
From: Alice Springs
Community: Alice Springs : NT


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Gavin is Samantha Daniel Napaltjarri’s husband who is also a promising artist from Docker River. Gavin is a Central Arrernte man who was born in Alice Springs. He still lives in Alice Springs with his two young children and wife.

Gavin paints the Yeperenye – Caterpillar Dreaming, which is mostly representative of the Gap in Alice Springs. It is a map representation of the area. The Yeperenye’s (caterpillars) are travelling around Alice Springs eating all the bush tucker. This dreaming is very significant to the Arrernte group.