Benny Morton Kngwarreye


Born: Unknown

Language Group: Alyawarre

Country: Ngkwarlerlaneme and Arnkawenyerr, Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Subjects: Yerrampe (Honey Ant) Dreaming, Men's Stories, Men's Ceremony

Benny Morton began painting in 2002 where his first works were for Mbantua Gallery. Benny is son to Mary Morton, a well established artist in the Utopia Region. Benny paints much like his father, Billy Morton, whom he inherits his stories from. His paintings represent men's stories, in particular the Yerrampe (Honey Ant), and men's ceremony.


Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs