Genevieve Kemarr Loy Paintings

Genevieve Kemarr Loy, Utopia artist, daughter of Cowboy Loy, grandaughter of Nancy Petyarr, fine dot artist who paints the Bush Turkey story

 

Bush Turkey Story by Genevieve Kemarr Loy

Genevieve Kemarr Loy  |  Bush Turkey Story

Jap 015297  |  acrylic on linen  |  121 x 61 cm

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Bush Turkey Story by Genevieve Kemarr Loy

Genevieve Kemarr Loy  |  Bush Turkey Story

Jap 015298  |  acrylic on linen  |  150 x 150 cm

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Bush Turkey Dreaming by Genevieve Kemarr Loy

Genevieve Kemarr Loy  |  Bush Turkey Dreaming

Jap 015295  |  acrylic on linen  |  121 x 61 cm

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Utopia artist Genevieve Kemarr Loy continues the tradition of major painters of the Utopia homelands. She has been exhibiting her artwork for the past twelve years including exhibitions in France and Russia as well as major galleries across Australia. Genevieve paints the tracks made by the bush turkey as it searches out bush foods and water. The close association between art and the natural world are reflected in the stories carried by the artists from ceremonial stories presented by Anmatyerr culture. Genevieve uses colour that reflects the bush life and bush foods.

Genevieve has exhibited her paintings over the past twelve years including several exhibitions at Japingka Gallery. 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
  • 2007     ArtParis 2007, Grand Palais, Paris FRANCE
  • 2008     Impulse to Paint: The Artists of Iylenty, Utopia, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art
  • 2008     Moscow World Fine Art Fair, Manege, Moscow, Russia
  • 2008     Annual Collectors’ Exhibition, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne VIC
  • 2008     Sydney Art & Antiques Fair 2008, Sydney NSW
  • 2008     Finalist, Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney NSW
  • 2008     Finalist, The Churchie National Emerging Art, Morris Hall at Churchie (Anglican Church Grammar School), East Brisbane QLD
  • 2009     Finalist, Blake Prize, The Blake Society, National Art School Gallery, Sydney
  • 2009     Making their Mark: Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray and Genevieve Kemarr Loy, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art
  • 2009      Highly Commended. City of Albany Art Prize, 4 – 27 April 2009, Vancouver Arts Centre, Albany
  • 2009     An Individual Perspective: From the Collection of Lauraine Diggins, Deakin University Art Gallery, Burwood VIC
  • 2010     59th Blake Prize, National Art School Gallery, Sydney NSW
  • 2010     Finalist, Metro Gallery Art Award, Metro Gallery, Melbourne VIC
  • 2010     Selected for the touring exhibition 23 Oct – 28 Nov 2010, Adelaide Festival Centre, SA, The Schoolhouse Gallery, TAS
  • 2012     Sandover River Stories, Japingka Gallery, Fremantle WA
  • 2014     Dot Code: Desert Artists, Japingka Gallery, Fremantle WA
  • 2018     Painting on Country: Utopia Artists, Japingka Gallery, Fremantle WA