Aboriginal Artist Pauline Petyarre Moss

Pauline Petyarre Moss

Born: Unknown

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Ngkwelaye and Irrweltye , Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects: Awelye (Women's Ceremony and Body Paint Designs), Arlatyeye (Pencil Yam), Merne Ngkweyang (Kurrajong Seed), Ntang Ngelyerr (Grass Seed), Bush Foods

Pauline began painting for Mbantua Gallery in 2000 along with many other women of her region. Pauline is shy and generally paints very fine dot work that tells the story of the women, either in ceremony or collecting food.


Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs


2003 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: New City Merchants, Knoxville, TN; Art and Soul Gallery, Nashville, TN; 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, OR; Mary's Woods, Portland, OR; Contemporary Aboriginal Art Event, Umpqua Bank, Portland, Oregon; Art from the Dreamtime, Portland Art Museum, Portland OR
2004 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: Portland, Hartford, Nashville and Knoxville, TN