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Maureen Morgan Napaltjarri

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Born in 1970, Maureen Morgan Napaltjarri Kngwarreye study with her great-aunt Emily Kngwarreye (1910-1996) and her father Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi (1920-1987) represented in international museums collections and  Art Gallery of NSW and National Gallery of Australia. Maureen father was her first important teacher, coaching her art ideas, philosophy, beliefs and principles of painting ancient Dreamings. Living in creative environment began painting early developing own unique style. In 2005 Maureen was selected for 23rd Telstra NATSIAA National Aboriginal Art Award. With fascinating accuracy of microscopically tiny dots, intricate details and subtle shades, Maurine creates inspiring the state-of-the-art paintings of ancient Dreamings that can be recognized as modern abstract. Maureen Sand Hills and Rain paintings have the sheer physical presence of the much contemporary work of art and the multi-dimensional illusion of space and depth.

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Maureen Morgan Napaltjarri, Cat. No. 77-605, Synthetic Polymer on Belgian Linen, Image Size: 158 cm x 98 cm
Artist: Maureen Morgan Napaltjarri
 Title:
77-605
Sand Hills Wind and Rain
 illusion of multi-dimensional space and depth
Medium: Synthetic Polymer paint on Belgian Linen
 Dimension: 160 cm x 99 cm
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SOLD: Maureen Morgan Napaltjarri, Shorty Lungkata, Synthetic Polymer on Belgian Linen, Size: 155 cm x 60 cm
Artist: Maureen Morgan
Title: Shorty Lungkata dreaming
Medium: Synthetic Polymer paint on Belgian Linen
Dimension: 155 x 60 cm
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Artist: Maureen Morgan Napaltjarri
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 77-134
Medium: Synthetic Polymer paint on Belgian Linen
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Artist: Maureen Morgan
Title: Desert Flowers

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Maureen Morgan Napaltjarri BIOGRAPHY

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Maureen Morgan Napaltjarri belongs to Emily Kngwarreye (1910-1996) family. She is a daughter of revered artist of Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi. Maureen's father, was her first and most important teacher, coaching her art ideas, philosophy, beliefs and principles of painting his ancient family Dreamings.

Maurine work has the physical presence of much contemporary work of art. Maureen Morgan Napaltjarri pays particular attention to details. She creates inspiring artworks with fascinating accuracy of microscopically small dots, intricate details and subtle shades, presenting an almost three-dimensional illusion of space and depth.

However artworks painted with intricate details is rather difficult to photograph digitally to show the quality of her work on the website. The digital transfer does not allow the accuracy and the sheer physicality of the work of art, neither the powerful and moving multi dimensionality of Maureen Morgan work.

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AWARDS

In 2005 Maureen was selected for 23rd Telstra NATSIAA Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA).

 

STUDY

Maureen began painting with her father Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi, a famous Australian artist, one of the first masters who was involved with the Aboriginal art movement. Maureen Morgan Napaltjarri experiments with colour and shapes keeping the traditional content of the stories.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2005 23rd Telstra NATSIAA Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA) (selected)
2004 Mary Place (Melbourne)
2003 Exhibition Chapel of Chapel (Melbourne)
2002 Exhibition High on art (Melbourne)

 

Keeping the traditional content of the stories her paintings describe Shorty Lungkata Dreamings in Australian Western Desert with Sand Hills, Winds and Rainfall of the desert surroundings after the rain in its natural world. 

Maureen Morgan (born 1970) is the youngest daughter of revered artist of Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi from the Papunya, and he was one of the first masters who was involved with the Aboriginal art movement. Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi was Maureen Morgan first most important teacher coaching her in art ideas, philosophy, beliefs and principles of painting his ancient family Dreamings.

NATSIAA AWARD

The Award was established in 1984 as the National Aboriginal Art Award by the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. The aim of the Award is to recognise the important contribution made by Indigenous artists and to promote appreciation and understanding of the quality and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art from regional and urban based Indigenous artists throughout Australia, working in traditional and contemporary media.

The Award is an important showcase for both established and emerging artists and has come to be regarded as one of the premier national events in the Australian Indigenous art calendar. The Award attracts a range of Indigenous artists from all parts of the country and about 100 works are selected each year from around 300 entries. The diversity and style of work submitted each year reflects the changing face of contemporary Aboriginal art practice.

Telstra has sponsored the Award since 1992 and has continued to further enhance its profile and prestige. In 2000, Telstra doubled the First Prize money from $20,000 to $40,000 and in 2005 Telstra announced its ongoing support for the Award amounting to a total of over $1 million in sponsorship over the next five years.

In 2006, the Telstra First Prize was re-named the Telstra Award and all prizes became non-acquisitive. The four categories in which prizes are awarded are:

  • the Telstra General Painting Award

  • the Telstra Bark Painting Award

  • the Telstra Work on Paper Award

  • the Wandjuk Marika 3D Memorial Award (sponsored by Telstra)

Shorty Lungkata Dreamings

Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi was a man of extraordinary presence and quiet self-assurance. He grew up in the desert before travelling to Ikuntji (Haasts Bluff) around 1950. While he had a longer period of contact with non-Aboriginal people than some other Pintupi men of his age, he made attempt to learn English. In 1960 he moved over the MacDonnell Ranges to Papunya, where the new settlement had been created.

By the 1970s Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi was a powerful and sometimes feared ngangkari (traditional doctor) as well as a a renowned Australian artist. At Papunya, the Pintupi were marginalized, and there was almost continuous conflict between the people of various language groups clustered around the settlement.

Lungkata was a forceful advocate for his people and more than once would proclaim his rights in a dance with spears in front of a large crowd in the community canteen. Because of the dire living conditions, he and his family chose to live on successive outstations to the west of the settlement, towards his traditional country.

From the mid-1970s, Lungkata's works became increasingly elaborate. His paintings often featured multiple sets of looping crescents building from a steady centre. In some instances he employed subtle modulations of tone and colour to support the pulsing rhythm of a work. During this phase, he was the only Papunya Tula artist to begin his roundels with ovals rather than circles, giving his painting an attenuated, slightly convex feel.

By the end of the decade, he was creating monumental, authoritative works that were comprehensive representations of the several Tjukurrpa that cross his traditional country. His greatest works were created when the market demand for Western Desert art had not yet been realised and, consequently, Lungkata's significance as an artist should not be underestimated by the relative scarcity of his work. John Kean in 'Tradition today: Indigenous art in Australia', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2004

Lungkata began painting in the Australian summer of 1971-72. His paintings are intensely concentrated; their energies are contained and inwardly focused. 'Women's dreaming (Two women)', 1972, is a magnificent example of his earliest work.

It is spare and powerful, but with subtle details such as the interlocking of the dotted Her family later moved to Warren Creek Outstation around 15 kilometers West of Mt Liebig,  Maureen lives at Warren Creek with all her family including her son and most other family members. Warren Creek is rich with Bush Tucker and  Maureen still looks for Honey ants and witcherty Grubs on the weekends.

Maureen began painting with her father Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi, a famous Australian artist (one of the first masters who was involved with the Aboriginal art movement) and later for the Watiyawanu Artists of Amunturrngu Community Centre.  

Maureen Morgan Napaltjarriis an important member of the Watiyawanu Artists of Amunturrngu community centre of Mt Liebig. Some of the most interesting Aboriginal art today is coming from the Mt Liebig community 325kms West of Alice Springs in the heart of the Australian Western Desert. Leading artists represented in the exhibition include the highly acclaimed Lilly Kelly Napangardi and Wentja Napaltjarri Two.

Maureen has a promising career and is sought after solo exhibitions. One of  Maureen’s exciting exhibition was to be selected for the prestigious 23rd Telstra NATSIAA  2005 Telstra Australian National Aboriginal Art Award (NATSIA) in the Museum & Art Gallery Northern Territory (Darwin).

Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi Bibliography

Scholarly/Book; One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia; Hetti Perkins (Australia), Margie West (Australia), Theresa Willsteed; 2007, 175 (colour illus.), ‘In recognition: The gift of Pintupi painting’ by Fred Myers and Jeremy Long, pg. 171-179. Scholarly/Book; Tradition today: Indigenous art in Australia; Hetti Perkins (Australia), Theresa Willsteed; 2004, 160, 161 (colour illus.), 'Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi' by John Kean, pg. 160. Periodical; Look: 1953-2003 celebrating 50 years; Jill Sykes (Australia); May 2003, 52, 'When the everyday becomes extraordinary: AGS help acceptance of young urban indigenous artists' by Hetti Perkins, pg. 51-53. Periodical; Look; Jill Sykes (Australia); Dec 2002-Jan 2003, 27 (colour illus.), 'Singular symbolism: major work by a founding member of Papunya 'painting mob' by Hetti Perkins, pg. 27. Annual report; Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 2002; Art Gallery of New South Wales (Australia, estab. 1874); 2002, 24, 'Year in review', pg. 8-25.

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