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Maureen Purvis Kngwarreye B.1962

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Maureen Purvis Kngwarreye was born into an established artistic family in 1962. Her parents are acknowledged artists. Maureen’s mother, Kathleen Kemarre (B.1943) work is represented at Art Gallery of NSW. Her father Greeny Purvis Petyarre (1930-2010) was one of the most sophisticated ground-breaking Australian Aboriginal artists of his time. Emily Kngwarreye (1910-1996) is Maureen's great-aunt. Living in a creative environment and influenced by her family heritage, she began painting early. Emily Kngwarreye was Maureen’s instrumental art teacher. Paying great attention to details, Maureen developed her own unique style. Maureen was involved in the Batik project featured in Utopia 'A Picture Story'. Maureen work is represented in around the world such as Richard Kelton Foundation Santa Monica USA, Homes a Court, Art Gallery of NSW, Museum Art Gallery Northern Territory, Artbank, Kerry Stokes, Art Gallery of Western Australia. Maureen Purvis Kngwarreye work is recognized as modern abstract with element of multi-dimensional space and depth. Maureen’s state-of-the-art work has the sheer physical presence of the much contemporary work of art.

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Artist: Maureen Purvis
 Kngwarreye
Title:
Pencil Yam Seed MB034242
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian Linen on Board
Dimension: 125 x 35 cm
Framed: 135 x 45 cm
Price:
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Click to Enlarge: Maureen Purvis, Pencil Yam Seed  Cat. No. MPB034234, Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen on board, Image Size: 40 x 50 cm, Framed Size: 50 x 60 cm
Artist: Maureen Purvis
Title: Pencil Yam Seed MPB034234
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Dimension: 50 cm x 40 cm
Framed: 60 cm x 50 cm
Price: SOLD
Click to Enlarge: Maureen Purvis, Pencil Yam Seed  Cat. No. MB034238, Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen on board, Image Size: 40 x 50 cm, Framed Size: 50 x 60 cm
Artist: Maureen Purvis
Title: Pencil Yam Seed MB034238
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Dimension: 50 cm x 40 cm
Framed: 60 cm x 50 cm
Price: SOLD
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SOLD: Maureen Purvis, Pencil Yam Seed  Cat. No.  MB035682, Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen on board, Image Size: 40 x 50 cm, Framed Size: 50 x 60 cm
Artist: Maureen Purvis
Title: Pencil Yam Seed MB035682
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Dimension: 50 cm x 40 cm
Framed: 60 cm x 50 cm
Price: SOLD
SOLD: Maureen Purvis, Pencil Yam Seed  Cat. No. MB034236, Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen on board, Image Size: 40 x 50 cm, Framed Size: 50 x 60 cm
Artist: Maureen Purvis
Title: Pencil Yam Seed MB034236
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Dimension: 50 cm x 40 cm
Framed: 60 cm x 50 cm
Price: SOLD
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Maureen Purvis Kngwarreye Biography   Pencil Yam Seed

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Maureen Purvis Kngwarreye was born into an established artistic family in 1962. Her parents are acknowledged artists. Maureen’s mother, Kathleen Kemarre (B.1943) work is represented at Art Gallery of NSW.

Her father Greeny Purvis Petyarre (1930-2010) was one of the most sophisticated ground-breaking Australian Aboriginal artists of his time. Emily Kngwarreye (1910-1996) is Maureen's great-aunt. Living in a creative environment and influenced by her family heritage, she began painting early.

Emily Kngwarreye was Maureen’s instrumental art teacher. Paying great attention to details, Maureen Purvis Kngwarreye developed her own unique style.

Maureen was involved in the Batik project featured in Utopia 'A Picture Story'. Maureen work is represented in around the world such as Richard Kelton Foundation Santa Monica USA, Homes a Court, Art Gallery of NSW, Museum Art Gallery Northern Territory, Artbank, Kerry Stokes, Art Gallery of Western Australia and corporate and private collections.

Maureen Purvis Kngwarreye work is recognized as modern abstract with element of multi-dimensional space and depth. Maureen’s state-of-the-art work has the sheer physical presence of the much contemporary work of art.

Maureen Purvis family include several recognized Australian artist: her father sister is Gloria Mills Petyarre (B.1932), Gloria Petyarre, Anna Petyarre, Lindsay Bird and sister Judy Purvis.

Artist Maureen Purvis Kngwarreye (also spelled Ngwarai) Born 1962

Skin Name: Kngwarreye (pronounced eng-wah-ray)

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Alhalkere

Medium: Silk and cotton batik, Acrylic on canvas and linen

Subject:

Kame Pencil Yam Seed (seed of the pencil yam) Dreaming

Colours specify stages of Pencil Yam germination before and after bearing fruits

Atnwelarre (Pencil Yam) Dreaming

Camp Scenes

Awelye (women’s ceremony and body paint designs)

COLLECTION

Art Gallery of NSW Collection from the series The Utopia Suite

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Homes a Court Gallery and gallery Collection Perth

Kerry Stokes collection Perth Western Australia

Richard Kelton Foundation Santa Monica USA

National Library of Australia

Artbank Sydney

book 'Utopia A Picture Story

Mbantua Art Gallery and Museum Alice Springs Northern Territory

private collections around the world

EXHIBITIONS

1989 Utopia Women’s Paintings, the First Works On Canvas, A Summer Project

1988-89, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

1990 Utopia- A Picture Story, the Robert Holmes á Court Collection by Utopia Artists which toured Eire and Scotland

2000 Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, NT

2002 Art and Soul Gallery with Mbantua Gallery, Nashville, T.N, USA

2002 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, Mbantua Gallery, Oregon USA

2002 Urban Wine Works, Mbantua Gallery, Portland, Oregon USA

2002 Mary's Woods, Mbantua Gallery, Portland Oregon USA

2003 New City Merchants with Mbantua Gallery, Knoxville, T.N, USA

2003 Art and Soul Gallery with Mbantua Gallery, Nashville, T.N, USA

2003 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, Mbantua Gallery, Oregon USA

2003 Contemporary Aboriginal Art Event, Umpqua Bank, Mbantua Gallery, Portland, Oregon USA

2003 Mary's Woods, Mbantua Gallery, Portland Oregon USA

2003 Art from the Dreamtime at Portland Art Museum, Mbantua Gallery, Portland Oregon USA

2004 Aug-SepMbantua Gallery USA exhibitions; Portland, Nashville, Hartford and Greenwich

2004-Jul Evolution of Utopia, Mbantua Gallery Cultural Museum, Alice Springs

2006 Sept Mbantua Gallery Cultural Museum, Alice Springs, NT opened by the Hon. Robert Hill

2005 March Yam Dreaming Atnwelarre, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, NT

Source & FURTHER REFERENCES

"Aboriginal Artists of the Western Desert - A Biographical Dictionary" by Vivien Johnson, published by Craftsman House 1994

"The Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture" edited by Sylvia Kleinert and Margo Neale published by OUP 2000

 Australian Aboriginal Artist Encyclopedia” dictionary of biographies” Kreczmanski, Janusz B & Birnberg, Margo (eds.): Aboriginal Artists: Dictionary of Biographies: Central Desert, Western Desert & Kimberley Region (JB Publishing Australia, Marleston, 2004).

Brody, A. 1989 Utopia women’s Paintings: the First Works on Canvas

A summer Project, 1988-89 exhib. Cat. Heytesbury Holdings, Perth Brody, A. 1990 Utopia, a picture Story, 88 Silk Batiks from the Robert Homes a Court Gallery and gallery Collection, Heytesbury Holdings LTD Perth NATSIVAD database;  Latz, P. 1995, Bushfires & Bushtucker, IAD Press, Alice Springs.

Maureen Purvis paintings have the physical presence of much contemporary work of art. Maureen pays particular attention to details, with fascinating accuracy of microscopic dots and subtle shades of colour she create inspiring  multi-dimensional images giving an impression of the multi-dimensional illusion of space and depth that moves with the viewer’s eyes and floats in the air.

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