Emily Ngarnal Evans Balibal Country - Spotted Stingray Country
Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 13.02.08
Gallery: Alcaston Gallery
Dates: 05.02.08 : 01.03.08
Alcaston Gallery is excited to be presenting the first solo exhibition of recent paintings by Emily Ngarnal Evans in association with Mornington Island Arts and Craft, Mornington Island,Queensland from 5 February - 1 March 2008.
Born in 1975, Emily lives in Gunana, Mornington Island and has developed a distinctive painting style combining her traditional beliefs,culture and country and her father's stories.
To really appreciate the impact of Emily Ngarnal Evan's sophisticated paintings they must be seen in the real. Please call 03 9418 6444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange to preview this exciting exhibition.
We have displayed these canvasses on a diamond to represent the Stingray that Emily Ngarnal Evans has dipicted, but the artist is happy for clients to hang these works vertically.
Selected Prizes & Exhibitions:
• 2005 Finalist 22nd Telstra National Aboriginal & Islander Art Award, Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
• Finalist Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award 2006, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
• Melbourne Art Fair 2006, represented by Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
• Queensland Art Gallery
• Kerry Stokes Collection
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