Polly Ngale

Polly Ngale


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Born: c. 1936

Language Group: Anmatyerre

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

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen, Batik on Silk

Subjects: Anwekety (Conkerberry)

About Polly Ngale

Like her sisters (Angelina and Kathleen Ngale), Polly predominantly paints the Anwekety (conkerberry, also referred to as the bush plum), depicted through superimposed dot work. A vibrant and bubbly person, Polly speaks little English and lives a traditional life at Utopia (North East of Alice Springs). Browse our selection of Polly Ngale art for sale at the bottom of this page or view our other artist profiles.

Collections

Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs

The Holmes á Court Collection, Perth

Exhibitions

1989 Utopia Women's Paintings, the First Works on Canvas, A Summer Project, 1988-89, S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1990 'Utopia - A Picture Story' an exhibition of 88 works on silk from the Holmes á Court Collection by Utopia artists which toured Eire and Scotland
2000 Arts d'Australie Stephane Jacob/Espace Mezzo - Avenue des ChampsElysees, Paris; Arts d'Australie, Stephane Jacob / Air France, Paris
2003 20th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
2008 Emily and Her Legacy, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo with Coo-ee Art Sydney in conjunction with the opening of the landmark retrospective exhibition Utopia – the Genius of Emily Kngwarreye at the National Art Centre, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Dreamings – the Land, Outback Aboriginal Art, Caulfield, Vic

 

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 á Court Collection, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd, Perth. ©
  Aboriginal Artists Dictionary of Biographies - Central Desert, Western Desert & Kimberley Region, written by Janusz B.Kreczmanski & Margo Birnberg

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