Aboriginal Artist Violet Payne Ngale

Violet Payne Ngale

Born: c. 1975

Language Group: Anmatyerre

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

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen, Wood Carving

Subjects: Ngwerlp (Wild Tobacco) Story

Daughter of Doreen and Harold Payne, Violet is a very talented artist and has been painting from an early age. She enjoys community projects, whether it is painting acrylics on canvas, carving wood or painting the varied seeds that are strung together to make necklaces.

Violet married Stewart Rumble (Mary Rumble's nephew) in 2015.


Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs


2000 Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, NT
2002 Mbantua Gallery USA Exhibitions: Art and Soul Gallery,Nashville, Tennessee; 'The Cove Gallery', Portland, Oregon; Urban Wine Works, Portland, Oregon; Mary's Woods, Portland, Oregon (Benefit - OHSU Heart Research Centre)
2003 Mbantua Gallery USA Exhibitions: New City Merchants, Knoxville, Tennessee; Art and Soul Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee; 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, Oregon; Contemporary Aboriginal Art Event, Umpqua Bank, Portland, Oregon; Mary's Woods, Portland Oregon; Art From The Dreamtime, Portland Art Museum, Portland Oregon (Benefit - OHSU Heart Research Centre)