Reggie Hoosan

Date of Birth: 
01 January 1954
Region: 
Sandridge Outstation
Laguage: 
Garrawa
Biography: 

Reggie was born at Gallipoli Station on the Barkly Tablelands near the Qld and NT border and grew up moving around with stockwork, fencing, yard building, cooking, pody dodging, horsebreaking and even powder monkey for a mine throughout western Qld and NT. Later moved to Wabula 1 Outstation near Larrimah with his wife, finally ended up at Wandangula Outstation near Borroloola where he started painting with other family members and in laws in 2001 and become a founder member of Waralungku Arts when established in 2003. Reggie paints country, stock work and rodeo life

Exhibitions: 
2011 Works on paper Mosseson Gallery Melbourne, Rebecca Hossaack Gallery London
2009 Group show Karen Brown Gallery Darwin
2008 London Print Fair, Desert Mob Show Alice Springs
2007 Group shows Karen Brown gallery Darwin, Australia Dream Time Gallery Sydney, Desart Mob Araluen Alice Springs, Nyinkka Nyunyu Cultural Centre Tennant Creek
2006 group shows Karen Brown Darwin, Desart Mob Araluen Alice Springs
2005 Telstra Art Award Finalist, Nyinkka Nyunyu Cultural Centre Tennant Creek, Coomalie Cultural centre