Lucky Ngwarra Morton’s painting ‘Camping In The Old Days’ from Urapuntja near Utopia, Northern Territory. Palya Art 1624HR

Lucky Ngwarra Morton Painting ‘Camping By The Ghost Gums’ 2004, Urapuntja (Utopia), Northern Territory, Cat No: PALYA-1617HR

Artist: Lucky Ngwarra Morton
Area: Ampilawatja, Northern Territory
Artwork: Painting
Title: ‘Camping In The Old Days’
Date: 2004
Medium: Acrylic on linen
Size: 1850 x 910 mm
Ampilatwatja Artists
Palya Art No.: 1624HR
Price: $3,850.00


Part of an extended family residing at outstations to the north of Utopia Aboriginal Land, Lucky Morton Kngwarreye is the eldest daughter of Mary Kemarre and Billy Morton Petyarre, and sister of Audrey Kngwarreye and Janice Kngwarreye. 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.

Ms. Morton’s 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’


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