Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray, Utopia artist b.1961, paints aspects of Yam Dreaming, lives at Mosquito Bore with husband Cowboy Loy Pwerl

 

Yam Seed by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Yam Seed

Jap 015148  |  acrylic on linen  |  89 x 60 cm

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Bush Seeds and Flowers by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Bush Seeds and Flowers

Jap 015209  |  acrylic on canvas   |  30 x 30 cm

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Bush Seeds and Flowers by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Bush Seeds and Flowers

Jap 014659  |  acrylic on canvas  |  30 x 30 cm

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Bush Medicine by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Bush Medicine

Jap 015307  |  acrylic on linen  |  120.5 x 92 cm

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Bush Seeds and Flowers by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Bush Seeds and Flowers

Jap 014654  |  acrylic on canvas  |  30 x 30 cm

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Bush Seeds and Flowers by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Bush Seeds and Flowers

Jap 014661  |  acrylic on canvas  |  30 x 30 cm

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Bush Tucker Diggings by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Bush Tucker Diggings

Jap 015308  |  acrylic on linen  |  200 x 120 cm

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Bush Seeds and Flowers by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Bush Seeds and Flowers

Jap 015205  |  acrylic on canvas   |  30 x 30 cm

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Yam Seed by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Yam Seed

Jap 015149  |  acrylic on linen  |  120 x 30 cm

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Awelye – Body Painting by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Awelye – Body Painting

Jap 014683  |  acrylic on canvas  |  95 x 83 cm

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Bush Seeds and Flowers by Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray  |  Bush Seeds and Flowers

Jap 015204  |  acrylic on canvas   |  30 x 30 cm

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Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray paints finely detailed aspects of the Yam Dreaming narrative that belongs to Anmatyarre people of the Central Desert. Her closely dotted paintings reflect the precise style of Utopia artists including her mother Nancy Kunoth Petyarre and her aunt Kathleen Petyarre. Her family have been major contributors to the recognisable art creation on the Utopia lands, with her other aunt Gloria Petyarre being one of the most widely known Aboriginal artists at the start of the 21st century.

Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray began her painting career in 2005 and has been included in major     exhibitions and art prizes over the past decade. Elizabeth also exhibits with her husband, fellow artist Cowboy Loy Pwerl. Aboriginal art status – Established artist.

Selected Exhibitions

  •  2007   Visions of Utopia, Cooee Aboriginal Art, Sydney NSW
  • 2007   Memory as Landscape, Masterpiece @ IXL, Hobart TAS
  • 2007   Utopia Today, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne VIC
  • 2008    Impulse to Paint: The Artists of Iylenty, Utopia, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art
  • 2008   The Churchie National Emerging Art, Morris Hall at Churchie (Anglican Church
  • Grammar School), East Brisbane, QLD, Winner (Painting Category)
  • 2008   Finalist, Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney NSW
  • 2008   Moscow World Fine Art Fair, Manege, Moscow RUSSIA
  • 2008   Sydney Art & Antiques Fair 2008, Sydney NSW
  • 2009   It’s Time!, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
  • 2009   Making Their Mark: Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray and Genevieve Kemarr Loy
  • 2009   An Individual Perspective: From the Indigenous Collection of Lauraine Diggins, Deakin University Gallery, Burwood and touring Geelong Art Gallery
  • 2010   21st Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize 2010, Brisbane
  • 2010   59th Blake Prize, National Art School Gallery, Sydney NSW
  • 2010   Finalist, Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney NSW
  • 2012   Sandover River Stories, Japingka Gallery, Fremantle WA
  • 2014  Dot Code: Desert Artists, Japingka Gallery, Fremantle WA
  • 2018   Utopia Artists, Japingka Gallery, Fremantle WA