Glory Ngale


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Born: c.1950's

Deceased: 2002

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Ahalpere, Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects: Honey Grevillea, Ahakeye (Bush Plum), Body Paint Design

Glory was involved in the batik movement between the late 1970's and 1980's. Her work is represented in the 'Robert Holmes á Court' collection and her work can be seen in the publication 'Utopia – A Picture Story'.

Bush Plum Dreaming is from her father's country and was the main theme for her paintings. Honey Grevillea is from her mother's country and was represented in her silk batik. Glory had painted for Rodney Gooch, DACOU Gallery and Mbantua Gally. She was aunty to Gloria Petyarre.

Collections

Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs

The Holmes á Court Collection Perth

Queensland Art Gallery

Exhibitions

1988 The Inspired Dream, Life as art in Aboriginal Australia, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and touring internationally
1990 'Utopia – A Picture Story,' an exhibition of 88 silk from the Holmes á Court Collection by Utopia artist which toured Eire and Scotland
1991 The Eighth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
1993 Central Australian Aboriginal Art and Craft Exhibition, Araluen Centre, Alice Springs
1994 Central Australian Aboriginal Art and Craft Exhibition, Araluen Centre, Alice Springs, NT
1996 Redback Gallery, Brisbane
1999 'Caring for Country – Artists of Utopia', Tandanya, SA
1999 Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, NT
2000 'Painting Country', Tandanya, SA
2002 Mbantua Gallery USA Exhibitions: Art and Soul Gallery,Nashville, Tennessee; 'The Cove Gallery'Portland, Oregon; Urban Wine Works, Portland, Oregon; Mary's Woods, Portland, Oregon (Benefit – OHSU Heart Research Centre)
2003 Mbantua Gallery USA Exhibitions: New City Merchants, Knoxville, Tennessee; Art and Soul Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee; 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, Oregon; Contemporary Aboriginal Art Event, Umpqua Bank, Portland, Oregon; Mary's Woods, Portland Oregon; Art From The Dreamtime, Portland Art Museum, Portland Oregon (Benefit - OHSU Heart Research Centre)
2003 Seven Sisters, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Sydney

Further References

Brody, A 1990. Utopia a Picture Story, 88 Silk Batiks from the Robert Holmes á Court Collection, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd Perth
Green, J 1981, Utopia Women, Country and Batik, Utopia Women's Batik Group, Utopia, Northern Territory
West, MKC (ed) 1988, The Inspired Dream, Life as art in Aboriginal Australia exhib. Cat., Queensland Art Gallery
NATSIVAD 97 – data base
Desart The Aboriginal Art Centres of Central Australia, Putting in the Colour – Contemporary Aboriginal Textiles, Jukurrpa Books (IAD Press) ©2000