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Belinda Golder Kngwarreye

Belinda Golder Kngwarreye

Belinda Golder Kngwarreye was born at Mulga Bore, Utopia in the mid 1980’s. She has grown up surrounded by many senior artists of the Utopia region. Her grandmother, Polly Ngale paints the bush plum and has shown Belinda and her sister Janet how to paint this story in the colourful “pat-pat” style she is known […]

Margaret Scobie

Margaret Scobie

Margaret Scobie (born 1948 in Woola Downs, Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia) is an Australian Aboriginal artist from the Anmatyerre community, just north of Alice Springs. Scobie is from one of the most famous Aboriginal artistic families, related to other Aboriginal artists such as Emily Kame Kngwarreye (her aunt), Gloria Petyarre (first cousin), Kathleen Petyarre, Anna Petyarre, and Ada Bird Petyarre. Margaret Scobie was educated at Ross Park Primary School […]

Delvine Pitjara

Delvine Pitjara

Delvine is the daughter of the late Glory Ngala and niece to the late Emily Kame Kngwarreye. An emerging artist in the Utopia region. Born in 1982 she is a mother and lives in Alice Springs with her extended family. Delvine primarily paints Yam Seed Dreaming. Her works are colourful and intricate expressions of the […]

Esther Haywood

Esther Haywood

Esther Haywood is the granddaughter of the late Gloria Petyarre. When Gloria would come to our studio, Esther would always join her here and both women would paint their beautiful colourful works. Esther has grown up watching her famous Nanna painting and recalls being enthralled by the women of Utopia when they were creating their […]

Ruby Morton Kngwarreye

Ruby has featured in many group exhibitions since beginning her artistic career in 1977. The oldest daughter of fellow Utopian artist Mary Morton Kemarre, Ruby participated in batik workshops that were held in Utopia from 1977 to 1987 with her mother and younger siblings. Her work is represented in the Holmes á Court Collection which […]

Naomi Price Pula

Naomi Price Pula is one of Anna Pitjara’s daughters. Naomi has grown up surrounded by talented artists and has inherited her mothers stories, often telling these stories in a very similar style to her famous mother. In recent years, Naomi has begun to evolve her style and is painting these in her own way. Her […]

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarreye

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarreye is the daughter of Nancy Petyarre, one of the celebrated Petyarre sisters widely recognised as important painters of the Utopia region. Elizabeth lives at Mosquito Bore with her husband Cowboy Loy Pwerle, who is also a famous artist. She has only been painting in this style since 2005. Elizabeth paints the Leaf, […]

Bernadine Johnson

Bush Medicine Leaf is a well known style of artwork from Central Australia which has been painted in many different ways by a range of different artists. Bernadine Johnson has a knack for selecting stunning colours to use in her brush work when telling this story and finishing the canvas with tiny little white dots, […]

Lucky Morton Kngwarreye

Lucky Morton Kngwarreye

Lucky Morton Kngwarreye is a delightful artist to have in our studio. Her smile and laugh are infectious and visitors to the gallery delight in meeting her when she is here. Her bold and colourful works mostly depict bush flowers from her homelands in Utopia, to the North East of Alice Springs.

Barbara Weir

Barbara Weir has had an amazing introduction to Indigenous Art, being family to Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Gloria Petyarre and of course, her mother Minnie Pwerle to name just a few. Barbara is one of the pioneers of the modern indigenous art movement, with her works becoming highly sought after by collectors of modern fine art. […]

Rosemary Pitjara

In her paintings, she incorporates traditional iconography and realistic elements. The themes are primarily bush medicines, yam dreaming and body painting. As a bush woman, she is familiar with her land and its abundance of bush tucker species, medicine plants and native fauna. These are the stories inherited by her, along with important women’s stories, […]

Stephen Martin Pitjara

Stephen Martin Pitjara is the son of the late Glory Ngala and nephew to the world renowned artist, Kuddtji Kngwarreye. An emerging artist in the Utopia region, he began painting in the early 1980s. Born around 1963, Stephen now lives mainly in Adelaide with his wife, Bernadine and their young children. Stephen depicts many stories […]

Polly Ngala

Polly Ngala (also spelt; Ngal, Kngal, Ngale) was born in 1940 into the Anmatyerre tribe. She was married to Ray Yeramba (deceased) and now lives at Camel Camp on Utopia with her family, and sisters Kathleen Ngala, Maisy Ngala and Angeline Pwerle Ngala. Like many of the women in Utopia, Polly began her artistic career […]

Kuddtji

Kuddtji Kngwarreye

Kudditji frequently took the young boys/men hunting emu in these lands during his younger years, merging tradition with practice as part of their initiation as men. It is the land of this experience that he painted his ‘Emu Dreaming’ and his ‘My Country’ works. Kudditji had participated in many international exhibitions and was known for […]

Gloria Petyarre

Gloria Petyarre

Gloria Petyarre was a multi-award winning artist and a highly collectible one. Her involvement in the founding projects of the Utopian Art Movement, and her status in the group have given her a place in Australian Art History – as well as a significant body of work. Apart from winning the AGNSW Wynne Prize in […]

Dulcie Long Pula

Dulcie Long Pula

Dulcie Long Pula is an up and coming Anmatyerre artist from of one of the most renowned painting families in Central Australia. Dulcie’s mother is respected artist Jeannie (Pitjara) Petyarre and her famous relatives include Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Gloria and Kathleen Petyarre, Greeny Purvis Petyarre and the Pwerle sisters, Minnie, Emily, Galya and Molly. It […]

Betty Mbitjana

Betty was born on Utopia station in 1957 whilst the station was still run by non-indigenous owners. She grew up and spent her early years on the station mixing a traditional life with a western schooling. As her mother became more and more famous, Betty developed an interest in painting and learned from Minnie’s innovative […]

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