June Bird Ngale

June Bird Ngale

June Bird Ngale

Born: 1955

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Ilkawerne (El-go-an-na), Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen, Batik on Silk

Subjects: Alpar (Rat-Tail Plant) Story, Ahakeye (Bush Plum) Dreaming, Ahakeye (Bush Plum) at Aremela Rockhole, Awelye (Women's Ceremony), Waterhole in my Country, Women Collecting Ahakeye (Bush Plum)

June Bird Ngale is the daughter of Ada Bird Petyarre and Tommy Bird Mpetyane (both dec). She lives with her husband and children in the Utopia Region in Central Australia.
June worked in batik during the 1980's and her work is part of the prestigious Robert Holmes à Court Collection. Her style of painting reflects a strong influence from her mother's paintings.
Mbantua Gallery Collection, Alice Springs, NT
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
The Holmes à Court Collection, Perth, WA
University of Queensland, Anthropology Museum, St Lucia, QLD
Anthropology Museum, St Lucia
The Second National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
Central Australian Aboriginal Art and Craft Exhibition, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, NT
Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, NT
My Country - Powerful Expressions, Wollondilly Galerie, Germany
Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions
Evolution of Utopia - opened by the Honorable Robert Hill, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, NT