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Dale Huddleston
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Birth Place: Sydney Year of Birth: 1965
Background: Dale is a renowned Aboriginal Artist, born in Sydney in 1965 and is connected to Ngardi language group in the Roper River region of East Arnhem Land through his fathers people and has cultural ties with the Wiradjuri tribe of NSW through his mother’s people from the Talbragar people, Dubbo
The Roper River Mission was established in 1908 and became a focal food and shelter point for people within a radius of several hundred kilometres whose traditional way of life had been severely disrupted. In 1968 the mission reverted to Aboriginal control and its name changed to Ngukurr. His grandfather the late Harry Huddleston was a traditional owner from Burrungu, also known as the Ruin City. Dales paintings are based on the custodial country and the stories associated with it. They depict in the traditional Raark or crosshatch design, totems and spirits relating to real life activities such as hunting, fishing, singing and dancing. These images form the teachings of the ancestors on survival and social infrastructure. His grandparents and father were moved from Groote Eylandt after the bombing of Darwin 1941 to Mulogoa, near Warragamba Dam. This was part of the government’s policy in forcing assimilation of Aboriginal people into mainstream society. His grand mother Florence Croft was taken as a baby from her birthplace in the Tanami desert of Central Australia and adopted into Ngardi way of life. For this reason Dale has a connection to his Grandmother, Lily Nangala’s dreamings. Themes: Dale paints with acrylic paint on canvas, and also does murals Education: Dale attained his year 11 certificate at Woden Valley High School ACT. Awards / Grants: Dale, along with another artist "Sauce" Towney won the NAIDOC artist award for 1997. Solo Exhibitions: Dale has been exhibiting his art work at a number of venues in Canberra and the local Markets for the past 15 years and was artist in residence with the ACT Schools department for some 10 years teaching students contemporary art and painting murals. Group Exhibitions: Kingston Markets ACT since 1994 Canberra Show 1994 -1999  2000 - 2007 and 2008 Canberra Casino 1999 Fireworks Gallery Canberra 1995 Olympic Games 2000 Multicultural Festival Canberra  2000  2004 National Folk Festival 2000 - 2003
Other Information: Dale is also a Musician. View the Musician Profile for Dale
Title: Felt Hats - painted Information:  contemporary painting Medium: Acrylic on Felt Dimensions: 38 cms x 35 cms Price: AUD$55.00 Convert  ID: DAH090
Title: Straw Hats Information:  contemporary painting Medium: Acrylic on Straw Dimensions: 33 cms x 32 cms Price: AUD$35.00 Convert  ID: DAH102
Title: Barra and Turtle Medium: Acrylic on stretched canvas Dimensions: 60cms h cms x 75 cms w Price: AUD$440. 00 Price reduced: AUD$340. 00 Convert ID: DAH059
Acrylic paint on straw hats Acrylic paint
Title: Crocodile Information:  contemporary painting Medium: Acrylic on stretched canvas Dimensions: 65 cms x 105 cms Price: AUD$1000.00 Convert  ID: DAH143
Acrylic paint on stretched canvas Acrylic on stretched canvas
Snake Dreaming 1 Painted didg 1330mm  h DAH175 Price: AUD$350.00 Convert 
Waterways (II) Painted didg 1300mm  DAH190 Price: AUD$250.00 Convert 
Snake Dreaming 2 Painted didg 1330mm  h DAH188 Price: AUD$300.00 Convert 
Painted didgeridoo Painted didgeridoo Painted didgeridoo
Hand painted and carved didgeridoo’s
Title: Black & Brown Barramundi Information: Painting Medium: Acrylic on canvas Dimensions: 60cms w x 90cms h Price: AUD$480.00 Convert  ID: DAH209
Title: Ibis Dance Information: Painting Medium: Acrylic on canvas Dimensions: 76cms w x 101cms h Price: AUD$850.00 Convert  ID: DAH199
Title: Kangaroo Emu Information: Painting Medium: Acrylic on canvas Dimensions: 76cms w x 51 cms h Price: AUD$420.00 Convert  ID: DAH201
Title: The Long Neck Turtle & Crayfish Information: Painting Medium: Acrylic on canvas Dimensions: 75cms w x 75cms h Price: AUD$400.00 Convert  ID: DAH203
Acrylic Paint on stretched canvas Acrylic paint on stretched canvas Acrylic paint on stretched canvas Acrylic paint on stretched canvas
Title: White Ibis Waterhole Information: Painting Medium: Acrylic on canvas Dimensions: 92cms w x 77cms h Price: AUD$545.00 Convert  ID: DAH208
acrylic paint on stretched canvas
Title: Clapsticks and holder Medium: Wood burned & varnished Price: AUD$60.00 Convert  ID: DAH212
Wood burned and varnished
Title: Sports Polo Shirts Information: Design by Dale Huddleston Sizes:   Various sizes ID Tags: according to the selected size and as per barcodes Price: AUD$45.00 each Convert 
Design by Dale Huddleston Design by Dale Huddleston Bookanurra Googar Dreaming
Title:  Bookanurra Googar Dreaming Medium: Acrylic on stretched canvas Dimensions: 50cms w x 120cms h Price: AUD$750.00 Convert  ID: DAH226
Title:  Turtle Billabong Medium: Acrylic on stretched canvas Dimensions: 88cms w x 88cms h Price: AUD$750.00 Convert  ID: DAH230
Title:  Freshwater Medium: Acrylic on stretched canvas Dimensions: 87cms w x 90cms h Price: AUD$750.00 Convert  ID: DAH229
Title:  Barramundi Medium: Acrylic on stretched canvas Dimensions: 70cms w x 50cms h Price: AUD$440.00 Convert  ID: DAH238
Title:  Turtle & Cod Medium: Acrylic on stretched canvas Dimensions: 50cms w x 50cms h Price: AUD$440.00 Convert  ID: DAH236
Acrylic on stretched canvas Acrylic on stretched canvas Acrylic on stretched canvas Acrylic on stretched canvas
Title:  Outback Medium: Acrylic on stretched canvas Thick wooden frame Dimensions: 122cms w x 122cms h Price: AUD$2,200.00 Convert  ID: DAH244
Acrylic on stretched canvas - thick wooden frame