Katie Petyarre Morgan


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Born: 1959

Deceased: 2019

Language Group: Alyawarre

Country: Kurrajong Bore, Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects: Atwakeye (Bush Orange)

Katie enjoyed painting over 10 years. Her main story was Atwakeye (Bush Orange). She used very fine dots to represent the flowers and seeds of the bush orange. Her younger sisters, Janie and Pauline Morgan are also painters. Katie is the winner of the 2012 City of Hobart Art Prize. She is the only Aboriginal artist who has received this prize.

Collections

Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs

Awards

2012 Winner - City of Hobart Art Prize, Tasmania