Lucky Ngwarra Morton’s painting ‘Camping By The Ghost Gums’ from Urapuntja near Utopia, Northern Territory. Palya Art 1617HR

Artist: Lucky Ngwarra Morton
Language: Alyawarre
Area: Urapuntja (Utopia), Northern Territory
Artwork: Painting
Title: Camping By The Ghost Gums
Date: 2004
Medium: Acrylic pigment on linen
Size: 1520 x 1060 mm
Ampilatwatja Artists
Palya Art No. 1617HR
Price: AUD $3,590.00

Part of an extended family residing at outstations to the north of Utopia Aboriginal Land, Lucky Morton Kngwarreye, born Circa. 1952, is the eldest daughter of Mary Kemarre and Billy Morton Petyarre, and sister of Audrey Kngwarreye and Janice Kngwarreye. Born Circa. 1935, she has worked as a batik artist, a sculptor and painter and, since the 1990’s, has been represented in a number of group exhibitions nationally and internationally.

Her work is included in collections at the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra), Queensland Art Gallery (Brisbane), Powerhouse Museum (Sydney), Artbank (Sydney) and Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney). Her Dreamings include Mpwelarr (Rainbow) and Tyap lylarnayt (Grub from Acacia validinervia).    Source Flinders University Art Museum Publication ‘Gooch’s Utopia: collected works from the Central Desert.

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