Audrey Morton Kngwarreye
Audrey Morton Kngwarreye was involved in the important Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) community projects which resulted in Utopia – A Picture Story, 88 silk batiks from the Holmes a Court which toured throughout Australia. Her first foray into painting with acrylic on canvas began when CAAMA initiated Utopia Women’s Paintings the first works on canvas – A Summer Project. She has featured in several group exhibitions since 1977 for her work in batik (during the 1980′s) and throughout Australia and America for her work in acrylics.
In her work Audrey depicts the Dreamtime stories of her countries, Ngkwarlerlanem and Arnkawenyerr as well as Sweet Honey Grevillea (Tharrkarr), Alpeyt (Acacia flowers) and Awely (body designs)..