Gordon Butcher

As the founding member and drummer in the famous Warumpi Band alongside Sammy Butcher, George Rrurrambu and Neil Murray, he has travelled the world and toured Europe bringing happiness wherever he toured.

But Gordon was born at Papunya and he lives here in Ikuntji with his wife, kids and grandkids. Gordon is a respected elder member of the community and used to be Land Council representative for the Western Area. As well as a musician he is a well known artist and woodcarver. Gordon works in the studio and maintenance of the art centre grounds and paints in his spare me.

See more of Gordon’s artwork at Ikuntji Artists

Installation Grounded 2017