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Hazel Morton Kngwarreye - Acacia Flower 1 30x30cm


Hazel Morton Kngwarreye - Acacia Flower 1 30x30cm


Artwork Name: Acacia Flower 1

Artist: Hazel Morton Kngwarreye

Size: 30cm x 30cm un-stretched canvas

Item Code: 10069

Art Story

Hazel Morton Kngwarreye is the daughter of Katie Kemarre (second wife to Billy Petyarre) and comes from a large extended family. She has had an extensive career as an artist where she began painting for Mbantua Gallery in 1991.

Initially Hazel worked in the medium of batik along with over eighty other women, including many of her family, from the Utopia Region in Central Australia. During this time she was involved with the batik workshops and is represented in the Holmes a Court Collection "Utopia -A Picture Story", 88 silk batiks which toured extensively. Hazel was also part of "A Summer Project" 1988-89. Many of her step sisters, cousins and her sister Janice are also artists for Mbantua Gallery, sharing many of the same stories and a similar style, unique to their large family.