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EXHIBITION

Wimbledon Village 7 – 20 June 2015

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Members of the Australian Indigenous Art Trade Association (Art.Trade) www.indigenousartcode.org
Ada Bird Petyarre

ARTIST: Ada Bird Petyarre
Title: Angertla – Mountain Devil Lizard
Code: TAB 301
Size: 4' x 4' 1.21m x 1.21m

Collections:
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
And many other public and private collections.

Born c 1930. Ada's dreamings are Mountain Devil Lizard, Bean, Emu, Pencil Yam, Grass Seed and Small Brown Grass. These dreamings she shares with Gloria Petyarre, Emily Kngwarreye, Myrtle Petyarre and Kathleen Petyarre



Annie Pitjara Hunter ARTIST: Annie Pitjara Hunter
Title: Awely (Body Paint)
Code: AH515/06
Size: 56cm x 85cm


Annie Pitjara Hunter, sister to artists Susan, Jessie and Sandy Pitjara Hunter is becoming well known for the fine execution of her interpretation of Women's Business. Like her sisters, Annie is concerned with Awely and all it symbolises during the deeply spiritual women's ceremonies. Over the last few years she has participated in several group exhibitions throughout Australia...
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Barbara Napangarti Reid

ARTIST: Barbara Napangarti
Title: Sandhills near Tjukurla 2002
Code: TBR 206
Size: 5' x 4' 1.5m x 1.2m

Exhibitions:
17th National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award
Vivien Anderson Gallery
Japaingka Gallery

Born c.1964. Barbara was born near Tjkurla in the Gibson Desert, Western Australia. Her paintings depict the 'country' of which she is custodian and the songs that explain them.
Barbara paints puli (rock formations) and Tali (sand hils) and also women's sacred stories.
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Betty Club Mbitjana

ARTIST: Betty Club Mbitjana
Title: Awelye and Bush Melon
Code: TBCM 1202
Size: 6' 20" 1.83m x 51cm

The Awelye (body paint) is associated with women's ceremony. The small circles are bush melon, the larger circles ceremonial sites and the large bulbous 'U' shapes represents women.

Born c.1954. Betty is the daughter of Minnie Pwerle and sister to Barbara Weir.
Language Group: Amnatyerre
Country: Utopia
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Billy Nolan Tjapangati

ARTIST: Billy Nolan Tjapangati
Title: My Father's Country
Code: KBNT 02004
Size: 2'7" x 2' 78cm x 60cm


Billy came to Papunya by donkey on one of the early Pintupi migrations to the new settlement. He commenced painting in the late 1970's. He usually paints Tingari stores for his country


Cowboy Louie Pwerle ARTIST: Cowboy Louie Pwerle
Title: Bush Turkey (Arwengerrp) Dreaming
Code: CL 473 / 06
Size: 38 X 58 98cm x 1.49m


Cowboy Louie Pwerle was born in 1941 on Old MacDonald station. He is the younger brother of Louie Pwerle (deceased) who was an important Utopian artist and is an Eastern Anmatyerr speaker. His traditional country lies on the Western side of the Sandover River on Utopia station and stretches west on to Mt Skinner.
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Dolly Petyarre Mills was born in 1948 at Boundary Bore Outstation on Utopia Community in the Northern Territory and her language group is Alyawarr. Dolly lives with her sister, Gloria (Glory) Petyarre Mills, at Boundary Bore and are full sisters to Greeny Petyarre Purvis. She is widely recognised as one of Australia's leading Aboriginal artists and has work in major Australian and international collections ARTIST: Dolly Petyarre Mills
Title: Emu (Ankerr) Tucker Dreaming 12
Code: DM 443 / 06
Size: 40 X 52 1m x 1.28m


Dolly Petyarre Mills was born in 1948 at Boundary Bore Outstation on Utopia Community in the Northern Territory and her language group is Alyawarr. Dolly lives with her sister, Gloria (Glory) Petyarre Mills, at Boundary Bore and are full sisters to Greeny Petyarre Purvis. She is widely recognised as one of Australia's leading Aboriginal artists and has work in major Australian and international collections.
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Elizabeth Marks Nakamarra ARTIST: Elizabeth Marks Nakamarra
Title: Kalipinpa – a ceremonial area

Code: TEM 402
Size: 60" x 36"  1.53m x 91cm


Elizabeth was born in Papunya. When her father passed away she was raised by the famous artist, Turkey Tolson. She has learned the dreaming of her father's country and the specific place called Kalipinpa. She shows the ceremonial area with landforms such as sandhills, watersoaks, rockholes and creeks. She speaks Pintupi, Warlpiri, Luritja and English.

Gloria Petyarre

ARTIST: Gloria Petyarre
Title: Leaves Blowing in the Wind – Bush Medicine

Code: TGP 1003-5
Size: 5' x 20" 1.53m x 50cm


Gloria is one of Utopia's most well known and successful artists. Gloria was the winner of the 1999 Wynne Prize, awarded annually for the best landscape painting of Australian scenery in oils or watercolours or for the best example of figure sculpture by an Australian artist. Gloria has had major exhibitions in Berlin, Milan, Paris, Sydney and New York. Hermes, the French fashion house, has produced a scarf of a Gloria design. Gloria's language group is Anmatyerre and her country is Atnangkere.
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George Ward Tjungurrayi

ARTIST: George Ward Tjungurrayi
Title: Sandhill (Tali) Country
Code: TGWT 801
Size: 5' x 3' 1.53m x 91cm

Collections:
Groninger Museum, Groninger, Netherlands
The Kelton Foundation, Los Angeles, USA
The Holmes aCourt Collection, Perth
Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Darwin

Awards:
2004 Art Gallery of NSW Wynne Prize

Born early 1950s. George Ward is a senior Pintupi law man and paints ancestral desert narratives west of Kintore. He spends his time between Kintore, Tjukurrla and Alice Springs.


Graham Tjupurrula ARTIST: Graham Tjupurrula
Title: Marua, My Father's Country

Code: TGT 502
Size: 4' x 3' 1.21m x 91cm


Graham lives in Kiwirrkurra in Western Australia with his wife and his two children. He has painted for Papunya Tula Artists. In 2003, one of Graham's paintings was used as the motif on an Australian stamp. Graham's language group is Pintupi.
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Gregory Williams ARTIST: Gregory Williams
Title: Three rock Holes – Minna Minna, Kimiya, and Janyinki in WA
Code: TGRWT 807
Size: 4' x 2' 1.21m x 61cm


Tjapanardi He was born in Alice Springs and grew up in Yuendumu. Gregory paints Minna Minna, his country. This is the story of women travelling along with dancing sticks and where the made camp. He speaks five languages: Warlpiri, English, Pintupi, Luritja and Pitjantatjara.
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Hilda Nakamarra Rogers ARTIST: Hilda Nakamarra Rogers
Title: When Lightning Strikes
Code: THR 406
Size: 4' x 2' 1.21m x 61cm


Hilda was born at Papunya in 1969 and lives with her husband, Desmond Tjapananka and two children in Yuendumu. Hilda paints When Lightening Strikes, Water Dreaming and Country East of Kintore. Hilda was represented under Warlukurlangu Artists (Yuendumu) in the 2004 Desert Mob exhibition.
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Josie Petrick Kemarre

ARTIST: Josie Petrick Kemarre
Title: Bush Flowers
Code: Code: TJP805
Size: 5' X 4' 1.5m x 1.21m


Josie began painting in the early 1990s and her early works are typical of Utopia Art. Her current style portrays the abundance of colours found in the Central Australian landscape. Josie's language group is Eastern Anmatyerr and her country is Santa Teresa.
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Julie Pungata

ARTIST: Julie Pungata
Title: Bush Plum (Arnwekety) across her country
Code: JP1180/10
Size: 3'10" x 2'9" 1.17m x 84cm

Language: Anmatyerr
Region: Utopia, Northern Territory
Medium: Polymer acrylic on canvas

Born c.1955. Julie's paintings depict the life cycle of the Bush Plum (Arnwekety) plant as it flowers into maturity across her country surveying her landscape with a spiritual eye.



Kathleen Ngala

ARTIST: Kathleen Ngala
Title: Bush Plum (Arnwekety) Dreaming
Code: KN1482/12
Size: 4'9" x 1'9" 1.44m x 52cm

Language: Anmatyerr
Region: Carmel Camp, Utopia, Northern Territory
Born: c. 1933



Kathleen Petyarre ARTIST: Kathleen Petyarre
Title: Mountain Devil Lizard – After Sandstorm
Code: TKP 418
Size: 3' x 3' 91cm x 91cm


Kathleen (Kweyetwemp) Petyarre began painting alongside her famous aunt, Emily Kngwarreye. Kathleen's paintings refer to her country and her 'Dreamings' which she inherited from her father. She shares the Arnkerrth (the Old Woman Mountain Devil Lizard) dreaming with her sisters Gloria, Violet, Ada Bird, Jean and Myrtle, all well known artists. Collection of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Kathleen's language group is Eastern Anmatyerre and her country is Atnangker.
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Lily Kelly Napangardi ARTIST: Lily Kelly Napangardi
Title: Sandhills (rain and wind soaked country near Mt Liebig)
Code: TLKN 608
Size: 6' x 4' 1.83m x 1.21m


Lily began painting in the mid 1980s. She is married to the artist Norman Kelly. The Jan – March 2006 Australian Art Collector included Lilly as one of 50 most collectible Australian artists. Lily's language groups are Luritja and Warlpiri, and her country is Haasts Bluff, Mt Liebig and Kunatjarrayi.
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Lucky Kngwarreye Morton

ARTIST: Lucky Kngwarreye Morton
Title: Wildflowers
Code: LM1255/11
Size: 3'11" x 1'11" 118cm x 60cm

Born: MacDonald Station 1949

Language: Alyawarr
Region: Amkawenyerr, Utopia, Northern Territory


Maureen Hudson Nampajinpa

ARTIST: Maureen Hudson Nampajinpa
Title: My Country – Land, Water, Seeds
Code: KMH 02001
Size: 6' x 4' 1.83m x 1.21m


Maureen's paintings or dreaming originate from Warlukalongu, her father and grandfather's country, and involve emu and fire from her father's side and women's ceremony from her mother's side. Her first love is painting which she refers to as 'culture art'.
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Maureen Walker ARTIST: Maureen Walker
Title: Water Dreaming (Ngapa) - My Father's Story
Code: TMW 805
Size: 4' x 1'8" 1.21m x 51cm


Maureen was born at Lajamanu and subsequently moved to Yuendumu. She had four boys before marrying Gregory Williams Tjapanardi. As Gregory is on dialysis they now live permanently in Alice Springs. Maureen has always painted as an independent artist.
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Mitjili Napurrula

ARTIST: Mitjili Napurrula
Title: Watiya

Code: TMN 302
Size: 6 x 4' 1.83m x 1.21m


Mitjili started painting in 1993. She is married to prominent artist, Long Tom Tjapanangka, her brother was Turkey Tolson and her sister is Narpula Scobie Napurrula. Mitjili's work has been included in over sixty exhibitions in Australia and internationally. Mitjili's language group is Pintupi and her country is Haasts Bluff.
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Narpula Scobie Napurrula ARTIST: Narpula Scobie Napurrula
Title: Women's body paint & Ceremony
Code: KNS 02008
Size:
5' x 4' 1.53m x 1.21m


Narpula was born in the Haast Bluff region and moved to Papunya when the settlement was established in the 1960s. She began painting early 1980s, one of the first women to do so. Her brother was Turkey Tolson and her sister is Mitjili Napurrula.
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Narputta Nangala ARTIST: Narputta Nangala
Title: Kaakurutintya
Code: TNN 304
Size: 4' x 2' 1.21m x 61cm


Narputta (1933 - 2010) was born at Kaarkurutinytja (Lake MacDonald). She began solo painting in 1992 and was one of the first women to do so. When she was very young her family was completely nomadic. Her father, Tjalakuny, brought Narputta and her brother in from the desert to Haasts Bluff and then returned to nomadic life. Her late husband was Timmy Jugadai, a prominent Papunya Tula artist. Narputta painted her father's country around Lake MacDonald. Narputta won the 1997 National Aboriginal Art Award in Darwin. Narputta's language groups are Pintupi and Luritja. She died in 2010.
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Natalie Pula Holmes

ARTIST: Natalie Pula Holmes
Title: Sand Dunes
Code: NH1088/10
Size: 60cm x 129cm

Only twenty three years of age, Natalie Pula Holmes is an emerging artist. Her fascination with painting goes back to her childhood in Tennant Creek as she watched her mother and artist, Marilyn Brown paint. Her mother saw at once the fascination colours and shapes held for Natalie and encouraged her to experimen...
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Ningura Napurrula ARTIST: Ningura Napurrula
Title: Desert Raisin Dreaming
Code: TNIN 202
Size: 4' x 3' 1.21m x 91cm


Born at Watulka she was married to the late Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi with whom she moved to Papunya in the early days of the settlement. In 1996 Ningura began painting for Papunya Tula Artists in her own right. Her work show a strong dynamism and rich linear design created with heavy layers of paint. Her works adorns a ceiling within the Musee du Quai Branly in Paris. Australian Art Collector includes her in their list of the 50 most collectible Australian artists. Collections: National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
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Pansy Napangati ARTIST: Pansy Napangati
Title: Willy Wagtail & Hail Dreaming in my Grandfather's Country
Code: TPN 421
Size: 5' x 3' 1.53m x 91cm


Pansy started painting in the early 1970s. From 1960 onwards, Pansy lived at Papunya and learnt the Dreamings of her father's country – Bush Banana, Water Snake, Marlu (kangaroo), Cockatoo, Bush Mangoes and Willy Wagtail. She also learnt the Dreamings of her mother who was born at Illipili – Seven Sisters, Hail, Desert Raisin and Kungkakutjara (two women). Pansy's language groups are Luritja and Warlpiri, and her country is Haasts Bluff.
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Peggy Poulson Napurrula ARTIST: Peggy Poulson Napurrula
Title: Water Dreaming
Code: TPPN 502
Size: 4' X 20"   1.20m x 50cm


She paints her Grandfather's Country at Mt Singleton, Bush Tucker dreaming and The Root System with People Sitting. Peggy paints for Warlukurlangu Artists (Yuendumu) and was represented in the 2004 Desert Mob exhibition.
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Sarah Kngwarreye Morton ARTIST: Sarah Kngwarreye Morton
Title: Rainbow Dreaming

Code: SM 984
Size: 32 X 50     77cm x 1.23m


Sarah Kngwarreye Morton, born in October 1958, is the third daughter of Utopian artists Mary Kemarre and Billy (Stockman) Pitjara Morton (deceased). Together with her mother and sisters, she was involved in the important Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) batik-making community projects which resulted in Utopia...
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Susan Pitjara Hunter ARTIST: Susan Pitjara Hunter
Title: Awely

Code: SH1410/11
Size: 3' x 3' 92cm x 92cm


Born circa 1966 into the Alyawarr tribe and the younger sister of artists Annie Pitjara Hunter, Jessie Pitjara Hunter and Sandy Pitjara Hunter, Susan lives at the outstation of Irrultja on Utopia in the Eastern Desert. She lives a traditional life spending all her time in the bush with her husband Clements. Susan Pitjara Hunter (also known as Susie) is one of the most gifted young emerging artists of this region...
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Thomas Tjapaltjarri

Thomas Tjapaltjarri

ARTIST: Thomas Tjapaltjarri
Title: Tingari Cycle
Code: TTT709
Size: 20" x 20" 51cm x 51cm


Thomas and his family made headlines worldwide when they had first contact with 'White man' in 1984. Prior to this his family group had led a traditional nomadic life in the Gibson Desert. His brothers Warlimpirringa and Walala are also prominent artists. His language group is Pintupi and his country is Kiwirrkura.
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ARTIST: Thomas Tjapaltjarri
Title: Tingari Cycle
Code: TTT708
Size: 24" x 24" 61cm x 61cm


Topsy Peterson Napangardi

ARTIST: Topsy Peterson Napangardi
Title: Sandhills West of Mt Liebig (NT)
Code: TTP711
Size: 6' x 4' (1.83m x 1.2m)


Topsy is the younger sister of highly acclaimed artist, Lilly Kelly Napangardi. She has participated in several exhibitions including one to Japan in 2005. Topsy's language groups are Luritja and Warlpiri, and her country is Haasts Bluff, Mt Liebig and Kunatjarrayi. She paints a topographical view of her country at various times of the year using intensive dotting.
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Walala Tjapaltjarri ARTIST: Walala Tjapaltjarri
Title: Tingari Cycle
Code: TWT 1015 - 11
Size: 6' x 2' 1.83cm x 61cm


Sometimes referred to as the Lost Tribe, Walala and his family group had first contact with the western world in 1984. Prior to this his family group had led a traditional nomadic life in the Gibson Desert. Walala paints the Tingari Cycle, which is a series of sacred and secret songlines. His language group is Pintupi and his country is Marua, Gibson Desert. More on Walala Tjapaltjarri...

Walangkura Napanangka ARTIST: Walangkura Napanangka
Title: My Country – Creation Story and Ceremonial Sites
Code: TSMWN 1001 - 4
Size: 4'11" x 2' 150 x 60


Walangkura was born at Tjiturulnga and commenced painting for Papunya Tula Artists in 1996. She is commonly referred to as 'Uta Uta Tjangala's widow', to distinguish her from another artist of the same name. Her husband, Uta Uta Tjangala (c. 1926-90) was a major Pintupi artist. Walangkura frequently paints stories of travelling female ancestors who gathered at sites with water to sing and dance and make hair string to construct nyimparra (hair-string skirts) worn during such ceremonies, after which the women continued gathering bush tomatoes. In 2005, Walangkura won the Redlands Westpac Art Prize, one of Australia's most respected awards. Australian Art Collector includes her in their list of the 50 most collectible Australian artists. Walangkura's language group is Pintupi and her country is Walungurru (Kintore). Walangkura now lives in Kintore and Kiwirrkura.
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Willy Tjungarrayi ARTIST: Willy Tjungarrayi
Title: Men's Business
Code: KWJ 02002
Size: 4 X 14"   120cm x 36cm


Willy began painting for Papunya Tula Artists in 1976 and emerged as one of the senior Pintupi painters.
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