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MAVIS NGALLAMETTA


MAVIS NGALLAMETTA IKALATH

Opening: Thursday 18 October 2012 6-8pm Exhibition: 18 October - 11 November 2012


Mavis Ngallametta in front of Kendall River #1 Aurukun, September 2012


© Martin Browne Contemporary © All images copyright Mavis Ngallametta This catalogue is copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review as permitted under the Copyright Act, no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission. COMPILER: Electra Foley PHOTOGRAPHERS: Jenni Carter and Martin Browne COLOUR SEPARATIONS: Spitting Image, Sydney PRINTING: Southern Colour, Sydney Cover Image: Ikalath #8, 2012, ochres and charcoal with acrylic binder on linen, 290 x 200 cm


LIST OF WORKS Ikalath #6, 2012, ochres and charcoal with acrylic binder on linen, 276 x 195 cm Ikalath #7, 2012, ochres and charcoal with acrylic binder on linen, 290 x 200 cm Ikalath #8, 2012, ochres and charcoal with acrylic binder on linen, 290 x 200 cm Kendall River #1, 2012, ochres and charcoal with acrylic binder on linen, 290 x 200 cm


Ikalath #6, 2012 Ochres and charcoal with acrylic binder on linen 276 x 195 cm


Ikalath #7, 2012 Ochres and charcoal with acrylic binder on linen 290 x 200 cm


Ikalath #8, 2012 Ochres and charcoal with acrylic binder on linen 290 x 200 cm


Kendall River #1, 2012 Ochres and charcoal with acrylic binder on linen 290 x 200 cm


MAVIS NGALLAMETTA Born in 1944, Aurukun. Australia Works at the Wik and Kugu Arts Centre at Aurukun SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2012

Ikalath, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009

CIAF Curators Exhibition, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns Echo of the Land, Aptos Cruz Gallery, Stirling The Long Tide, Contemporary Ghostnet Art, Artisan, Fortitude Valley Aurukun New Paintings and Sculptures, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns Before Time Today: Reinventing Tradition in Aboriginal Art from Aurukun, The University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane Ach Umpan, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns The Women Show, Annual Aboriginal Women artists, Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne Selected Recent Acquisitions, The University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane Aurukun Artists, Aptos Cruz Gallery, Adelaide Aurukun Artists, Canopy Art Space, Cairns Aurukun Artists: Yuk Wiy Min (Wood and Other Things), Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane Aurukun Sculptures, Gabrielle Pizzi Gallery, Melbourne I’Nageen; Sculptures and Painting from Aurukun, Cooe Aboriginal Gallery, Sydney Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns


2008 Aurukun Artists: Wiy min yumpan ngamp (We made all this), Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane 2008 From Cape to Cove, The Holmes Ă  Court Gallery, Perth 2007 Puulway: Wik And Kugu Totems Cotemporary Australian Sculpture from Aurukun, Gabrielle Pizzi Gallery, Melbourne 2006 Aurukun: Fibre Works, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane 2005-07 Woven Forms: Contemporary Basket Making in Australia, Travelling Exhibition, Object Gallery, Sydney; FORM, Perth; Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria; Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, New South Wales; Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree; Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston; FORM Gallery, Port Headland, Perth; Tucker Regional Art Gallery, Townsville; Gladstone Regional Art Gallery, Queensland; Museum of Brisbane, Queensland; and the JamFactory, Adelaide 2005 The Woven Purpose, Craft Queensland, Brisbane 2005 Pattern Recognition: Contemporary Australasian Object Making, Travelling Exhibition, Craft Queensland, Brisbane; Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensland; Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum, Queensland; Object Gallery, Sydney AWARDS 2004

Community Arts Achievement Award, Western Cape College, Weipa, Queensland

COLLECTIONS Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide Griffith University, Brisbane National Gallery of Australia, Canberra The Pat Corrigan Collection The University of Queensland, Brisbane


Mavis Ngallametta collecting white ochre from the cliffs at Ikalath, September 2012 Following Page: Cliffs at Ikalath north of Aurukun, September 2012


MAVIS NGALLAMETTA | IKALATH | ONLINE CATALOGUE 2012  

Mavis Ngallametta | Ikalath | 18 October - 11 November 2012 | Martin Browne Contemporary

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