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Eileen Bird Kngwarreye

Eileen Bird Kngwarreye

Eileen Bird Kngwarreye

Born: 1956

Language Group: Anmatyerre and Eastern Arrernte (Aranda)

Country: Denipa Station, Northern Territory

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects: Awelye (Women's Ceremony), Arlatyeye (Pencil Yam) Dreaming, Snake Dreaming

Eileen is an Eastern Arrernte woman. Her family (nee Webb) grew up at Harts Range where her brothers and sisters continue to live. Eileen is married to Paddy Bird (passed away in 2015), eldest son of well known Utopia artist, Ada Bird Petyarre. Eileen has eleven children and several grandchildren, many of whom paint for Mbantua Gallery also. Eileen has been painting for Mbantua Gallery since the mid 1990's.
Collections
Mbantua Gallery Collection, Alice Springs, NT
Exhibitions
1998
Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, NT
2002-2004
Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions