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Margaret Scobie B.1948

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Margaret Scobie has been painting for most of her life surrounded by family of renowned Australian artists including Emily Kngwarreye (1910-1996) her aunt. There is a rich artistic tradition that runs in Margaret's family with a string of highly accredited artists. Gloria Petyarre is her first cousin of the well respected Petyarre sisters Kathleen Petyarre, Anna Petyarre and Ada Bird Petyarre. Margaret Scobie work is widely represented in collections around Australia and the world.

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Margaret Scobie, Bush Medicine Leaves MS0608-1, Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen on board, Image Size: 73 x 47 cm, Framed Size:  90 x 65 cm
Artist: Margaret Scobie
Title: Bush Medicine Leaves MS0608-1
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian Linen on Board
Dimension: 73 cm x 47 cm
Framed:  90 cm x 65
cm

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 Margaret Scobie, Bush Medicine Leaves MS0608-3, Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen on board, Image Size: 73 x 47 cm, Framed Size:  90 x 65 cm
Artist: Margaret Scobie
Title: Bush Medicine Leaves MS0608-3
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian Linen on Board
Dimension: 73 cm x 47 cm
Framed:  90 cm x 65 cm
Price: $1,500
 
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Artist: Margaret Scobie
Title: Mountain Devil Dreaming
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian Linen
Dimension: 73 cm x 47 cm
Framed:  90 x 65 cm

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Artist: Margaret Scobie
Title: Bush Medicine Leaves
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian Linen
Dimension: 73 cm x 47 cm
Framed:  90 cm x 65 cm
Price:
SOLD
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Artist: Margaret Scobie
Title: Bush Medicine Leaves
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian Linen
Dimension: 73 cm x 47 cm
Framed:  90 cm x 65 cm
Price:
SOLD

Artist: Margaret Scobie
Title: Bush Medicine Leaves
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian Linen
Dimension: 73 cm x 47 cm
Framed:  90 cm x 65 cm
Price:
SOLD
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MARGARET SCOBIE Biography

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Margaret Scobie was born 1 January 1948 at Woola Downs, East of Ti-Tree, Northern Territory and was schooled at Ross Park primary in Alice Springs, Australia

Margaret is an Anmatyerre woman from the Utopia region in Central Australia. Margaret speaks Anmatyerre of Adelaide Bore, Utopia Region.

Anmatyerre: The Utopians, mostly of the Alyawarre and Anmatyerre groups, are famous for their painters, in particular a group of female artists including an internationally renowned Emily Kngwarreye (1910-1996) one of the most famous Australian artists. The Anmatyerre Indigenous Australian people are from an area near Arnka (Mount Leichhardt), Arwerlt Atwaty (Hann Range, Reynolds Ranges, and northeast to Amakweng (Central Mount Stuart).

Photo: Margaret Scobie in Alice Springs, 2002. Margaret family boasts many renown artists including Gloria Petyarre, Ada Bird Petyarre and the most famous to late Emily KngwarreyeMargaret grew up surrounded by family members who are renowned Australian artists. Margaret is a first cousin of the well respected Petyarre sisters and the internationally renown Emily Kngwarreye (1910-1996) is her aunt.

Margaret's mother is sister of Emily Kngwarreye (1910-1996) and alsosister to Petyarre's father family . Her mother siblings are the famous Petyarre sisters Gloria Petyarre, Kathleen Petyarre, Anna Petyarre and Ada Bird Petyarre. Margaret maintains a close relationship with her cousin Gloria Petyarre.

With a great artistic family tradition Margaret is a well-known Australian artist. Margaret Scobie artworks often depict Bush Medicine Leaves and Awelye (body painting). The Awelye designs is used in the important Women’s Ceremonies.

Margaret also paints Dreamings of Spinifex grass, Honey Ant Dreaming, Mountain Devil Dreaming. Margaret Spinifex paintings depict flowing Spinifex grass blown by the wind, and Spinifex ceremonies.

Margaret use of an array of vibrant beautiful colours and flowing lines to paint artworks of the plants, the Spinifex grass and the leafs of Bush Medicine shrub as they are blow by the wind.

Top 10 Aboriginal bush medicines. From witchetty grubs to kangaroo apples, these native medicines are used to cure ills the traditional way.

Margaret Scobie lives in Alice Springs with three daughters, one son and three grandchildren her husband, Tommy Johnny Scobie Tjapanangka (1938-2000) has passed away.

Johnny Scobie Tjapanangka (1938-2000) was a Pintupi artist represented in National Museum of Australia. Johnny grew up on his traditional lands in the Western Desert, far from the influence of non-Indigenous Australians. He later moved to a government settlement with his parents. Johnny started to paint in 1975, he was one of Papunya Tula’s original shareholders. Johnny Scobie was deeply involved in the success of the new community of Kintore, established in 1981. He resumed painting in this period, often enlisting his wife to paint the dotted backgrounds.

As a tribal woman from Utopia, Margaret Scobie has been painting for most of her life her body before ceremonies and on ceremonial objects. The body-paint designs are learnt whilst applying paint to the chest breasts and shoulders of women about to partake in ceremony. These images relate to her Awelye (Dreaming) and are significant to the ceremonies and rituals that are the basis of her culture. She often paints using an array of colours and her work is sought after for their great sense of movement, which she achieves

Margaret Scobie has been painting for most of her life. Painting is in her 'blood'.  There is a rich artistic tradition that runs in Margaret Scobie family she was destined to be an artist.

Margaret Scobie family contains a string of highly credited renowned Australian artists including Gloria Petyarre is Margaret's first cousin (Margaret's mother is sister to the father) and Ada Bird Petyarre also, a very notable late Emily Kngwarreye (aunt) the noted artist from Utopia, they all achieved national and international recognition.

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Margaret Scobie work is widely represented in Australia and around the world.

Margaret Scobie paints 'Bush Medicine Leaves Dreaming', 'Honey Ant Dreaming' and 'Mountain Devil Dreaming'. Margaret uses an abundance of moving brush-strokes, giving the viewer the impression of the 'Bush Medicine plant' moving leaves in the Desert. The design of the 'Bush Medicine Leaves' depicts a particular type of native shrub renown for its medicinal properties. Margaret use an array of colors, the different colors represent the leaves at different times of the year.

DETAIL: Margaret Scobie, Bush Medicine Leaves MS0608-1, Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen on board, Image Size: 73 x 47 cm, Framed Size:  90 x 65 cmMargaret Scobie work has the physical presence of the much contemporary work of art. She creates inspiring paintings with fascinating accuracy, intricate details and subtle shades, that moves with the viewer’s eyes, and seems to float in the air capturing the multi-dimensional physical presence.

The body-paint designs Margaret has learnt whilst applying paint to the chest, breasts and shoulders of women about to partake in ceremony. These images relate to her Awelye (dreaming) and are significant to the ceremonies and rituals that are the basis of her culture.

Margaret Scobie was born around 1948 in Woola Downs, Northern Territory. Margaret was schooled at Ross Park Primary in Alice Springs. She now lives in the Central Desert with her husband, Tommy Johnny and their three daughters and one son, along with three grandchildren.

As a tribal woman from Utopia, Margaret has been painting for most of her life on her body before ceremonies and on ceremonial objects. The body-paint designs are learnt whilst applying paint to the chest, breasts and shoulders of women about to partake in ceremony. These images relate to her Awelye (dreaming) and are significant to the ceremonies and rituals that are the basis of her culture.

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Auction Results  Margaret Scobie B.1948

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A$3,105

Bush Medicine Leaves, Acrylic on canvas, Elder Fine Art, Australian & International Paintings, Adelaide, 15/08/2010, Lot No. 142

A$2,640

Bush Medicine Leaves, Acrylic on canvas, Leonard Joel Melbourne, 05/06/2016, Lot No. 422

A$2,070

Bush Medicine Leaves Dreaming, Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, McKenzies Auctioneers, Fine Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery, Perth, 23/11/2008, Lot No. 198

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