Keith Namatjira
Keith Namatjira

Keith Namatjira

Born: 1938
Died: 1977
Language Group: Western Arrernte
Skin: Peltharre

Keith was born the fourth son of Albert and Rubina on the 13th of June 1938.

Keith was born the fourth son of Albert and Rubina on the 13th of June 1938. He grew up at a time when his father had achieved much renown through his art and would often accompany him on interstate trips. He was present when Albert was introduced to Queen Elizabeth in Canberra in 1954. Keith features in the documentary film Sons Of Namatjira which exposes bad practices in the emerging contemporary Aboriginal art market.