Michelle Lion Kngwarreye

Michelle Lion Kngwarreye

Michelle Lion Kngwarreye

Born: c. 1960's

Language Group: Alyawarre

Country: Ngkwarlerlaneme and Arnkawenyerr, Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects: Ilyarnayt (Acacia Flower), Alhepalh (Acacia Shrub), Country, Atyetyart (Olden Day People) Story, Rainbow Dreaming, Alpite (Wild Flowers), Bush Medicine, Yerrampe (Honey Ant) Dreaming, Imuna (Bush Food), Ceremonial Man

Michelle is younger sister to Lily Lion Kngwarreye who is represented in both batik and painting collections. Michelle, though younger, paints with the same refined style and her subject matter relates to her countries Ngkwarlerlaneme and Arnkawenyerr.
Her works have been featured in several group exhibitions since 1977, including shows at Utopia Art, Sydney; the Orange Regional Gallery; the Austral Gallery, St Louis, USA; the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, and the Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs.
Mbantua Gallery Collection, Alice Springs, NT
Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions
Natural Inspirations, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, NT