Australian Aboriginal artist Maggie Kemarre

Maggie Kemarre

Born: Unknown

Deceased: 2002

Language Group: Alyawarre

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

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas, Linen and Wood. Batik on Silk and Cotton.

Subjects: Awelye (Women's Ceremony), Snake, Bush Medicine Plant, Kurrajong Seed, Country

Maggie was involved with the batik workshops and subsequent 'Robert Holmes à Court' exhibition and collection. She was involved with the Summer Project of 1988/89 and print making.


Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs

Museum of Victoria, Melbourne

The National gallery of Australia, Canberra

The Holmes à Court Collection, Perth


1989 Utopia Women's Paintings, the first Works on Canvas, A Summer Project
1989 S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1990 A Picture Story, exhibition of works on Silk by Utopian artist's, Eire and Scotland
1993 Central Australian Aboriginal Art and Craft Exhibition, Araluen Centre, Alice Springs


Further References

Brody, A 1989, Utopia Women's Paintings, the First Works on Canvas, A summer Project, 1988-89, exhib. Cat., Heytesbury Holdings, Perth
Brody, A 1990, Utopia: a Picture Story, 88 Silk Batiks from the Robert Holmes a Court Collection, Heytesbury holdings Ltd, Perth
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