Karumapuli Jacob Stengle

“Being a member of the Stolen Generation still impacts on my life today.”


Leading Ngarrindjeri artist Karumapuli Jacob Stengle draws from deep personal experiences, cultural identity, Stolen Generations, and explorations into European visual art appreciation.

 “While he is well known for his depictions of Ngarrindjeri creation stories, his works also reflect his personal experience and history. New directions in Jacob’s life have lead him to new worlds of subject matter, and his passion for, and love of the arts is always clear in every work he produces.” [Tandanya press release 2015]

Karumapuli Jacob Stengle was born in 1954 in Renmark. He lives and works in Adelaide, South Australia.