Hazel Morton Kngwarreye

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159 x 90 cm
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Hazel  Morton Kngwarreye

Hazel Morton Kngwarreye

Hazel Morton Kngwarreye Biography

Hazel was born in 1963 into a large artistic family. Her mother, Kathleen Kamara Morton, was the second wife of Billy (Stockman) Pitjara, a renowned sculptor & painter.

Initially Hazel worked in the medium of Batik along with many others, including her family, in the Utopian Region in Central Australia. During this time she was involved in the batik workshops and is represented in the prestigious Holmes a Court Collection, ‘Utopia – A Picture Story’, eighty eight silk batiks which toured extensively.

Her first foray into painting with acrylic on canvas began when CAAMA initiated Utopia Women’s Paintings The First Works On Canvas – A Summer Project.

Her painting subjects include ‘Wild Flowers’ (Alpeyt) , ‘Women’s Ceremony’(Awelye), and ‘Rainbow’ (Mpwelarr) Dreamings.

Hazel has developed her style into a very fine pattern of dot work and symbols. Her artworks have been exhibited in Australia and Internationally.

Hazel Morton Kngwarreye Description

Hazel Morton Kngwarreye Resumé

Exhibitions
2007 - A Brush with Art, Eastern Desert Art Songs, Prairie Hotel, Parachilna
2005 - From little things, big things grow, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra ACT
1994 - Tyerabarrbowaryaou 2, I shall never become a Whiteman, 5th Havana Biennial, Cuba, & Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney NSW
1993/1994 - ARATJARA, Art of the First Australians, Touring: Kunstammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf; Hayward Gallery, London; Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark
1991 - The Eighth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin NT
1991 Aboriginal Women's Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney NSW
1990 - Utopia - A Picture Story, an exhibition of 88 works on silk from the Holmes a Court Collection by Utopia artists which toured Eire and Scotland
1989 - Utopia Women's Paintings, the First Works on Canvas, A Summer Project, S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney NSW

Collections
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide SA
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra ACT
The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth WA
The Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica, USA

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