Artists of Ampilatwatja - Art Exhibition - Michael Reid Gallery

Artists of Ampilatwatja
Artists of Ampilatwatja

25 Nov - 11 Dec 2021

Opening on Thursday November 25th is a delightful exhibition presented by the Artists of Ampilatwatja. This exhibition showcases paintings that reveal relationship to Country. Most of the artists from Ampilatwatja paint Arreth which translates to “strong bush medicine”, providing insight into this communities ongoing use of traditional bush medicine. This exhibition also supplies narratives relating to generational connections to Country. Comprised of eleven new works, this exhibition will exhibit paintings by Denise Ngwarraye Bonney, Rosie Kemarre Mortoin, Jessie Ngwarraye Ross, Kindy Kemarre Ross, Michelle Pula Holmes, Elizabeth Ngwarraye Bonney, Sevenia Kemarre Bonney, Kathleen Nanima Rambler, Edie Kemarre Holmes, Alana Kgwarraye Holmes and Serina Mgwarreye Holmes.

Ampilatwatja is situated 320km north-east of Alice Springs and has a population of about 500. The Artists of Ampilatwatja art centre was established in 1999. In it’s twenty-two years of operation, the art centre has been integral in unifying a community while fostering the development of a communal visual language.

Register your interest in the Artists of Ampilatwaja by emailing our team at galleryassistant@michaelreid.com.au

  • Kathleen Nanima Rambler (b. 1971, Alice Springs, NT)
    My Father’s Country (454-20), 2020

    122 × 152 cm

    SOLD

  • Elizabeth Ngwarraye Bonney, Sevania Kemarre Bonney
    Flowers and Fairies, 2021

    148 × 122 cm

    SOLD

  • Alana Kgwarraye Holmes, Edie Kemarre Holmes (b. 1950), Selina Ngwarraye Holmes
    Antarrengeny (438-21), 2021

    152 × 181 cm

    SOLD

  • Denise Ngwarraye Bonney (b. 1968, Lake Nash, NT)
    My Grandmothers Country (167-21), 2021

    182 × 152 cm
    $10,800
  • Michelle Pula Holmes
    My Country (457-20), 2020

    150 × 122 cm

    SOLD

  • Michelle Pula Holmes
    My Country (563-21), 2021

    121 × 121 cm

    SOLD

  • Denise Ngwarraye Bonney (b. 1968, Lake Nash, NT)
    My Country (329-21), 2021

    91 × 121 cm

    SOLD

  • Denise Ngwarraye Bonney (b. 1968, Lake Nash, NT)
    My Grandmothers Country (478-21), 2021

    106 × 106 cm

    SOLD

  • Rosie Kemarre Morton (b. 1960)
    My Father’s Country and Bush Medicine (200-21), 2021

    104 × 90 cm

    SOLD

  • Jessie Ngwarraye Ross
    My Country (399-21), 2021

    121 × 76 cm

    SOLD

  • Kindy Kemarre Ross (b. 1983, Alice Springs, NT)
    My Country is Irrultja (598-21), 2021

    91 × 121 cm

    SOLD

  • Sandra Pula Teece
    Bush Medicine Plants, 2021

    61 × 76 cm

    SOLD

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