Rupert Jack

 

Born: 1951, Mimili SA

Language: Pitjantjatjara

Art Centre: Ernabella Arts, Pukatja

 

Rupert Jack was born in Mimili in 1951. He moved to Kenmore when he was a baby and grew up there. He moved to Ernabella as a man. He has been a priest for over 20 years, travelling all across Australia, talking and singing inma.

Mr Jack is a leader in his Art Centre, Ernabella Arts as well as the community and wider APY Lands. He is the Chairperson of Ernabella Arts, an accomplished painter and ceramic artist working at Ernabella Arts since 2010. He has exhibited his sculptural ceramic works in various exhibitions, including the recent Australian Ceramics Association exhibition of cutting-edge work.