Born in Utopia in Central Australia in 1954, Dinny Kunoth Kemarre has been a respected sculptor within his Anmatyerre community for many years and of recent years an emerging desert painter. In both mediums, he reveals a natural aptitude and tendency for bright polychrome depictions relating to modern Indigenous life in remote Australia.
Living in a remote outstation in the Utopia region, approximately 250 kilometres north east of Alice Springs, hasn't hindered his innovation. Prior to becoming an artist, as a young man Dinny worked at many stations in the Eastern desert, branding and mustering cattle at Utopia Station, Waiter River Station and Amaroo Station. During the 80's, Dinny lived at Soakage Bore in Utopia, a small community in the heart of Ahalpere country, with a number of now high-profile names in Australian art; the late Minnie Pwerle, the late Lily Sandover, and the late Emily Kame Kngwarreye.