Kieren Karritpul

Merrepen Arts Aboriginal artist Kieren Karritpul print Floating Lillies

Merrepen Arts Aboriginal artist Kieren Karritpul

Kieren has worked in several mediums; painting, printmaking, fabric and ceramics. His work is in several major collections including the National Gallery of Australia, Myer Collection and Artbank. Kieren won the inaugural Youth Award at the The Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards in 2014. His fabric work was presented as a gift to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge during his visit to Darwin. Kieren is the youngest Director ever appointed to The Association of Northern, Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists (ANKAAA) His work will be exhibited in a group exhibition The Fowler Museum at University of California, Los Angeles in 2020. Kieren is a young leader in his community and, like many in his community, still goes hunting and fishing. A survey show of Kieran’s work is planned in the coming year.