Audrey Kngwarreye Morton
Born in June 1954 to Mary Kemarre and Billy (Stockman) Pitjara Morton,
Audrey together with her sisters began her artistic career with her introduction into batik making.
She was involved in the important Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) community projects which resulted in Utopia – A Picture Story, 88 silk batiks from the Holmes a Court which toured throughout Australia. Her first foray into painting with acrylic on canvas began when CAAMA initiated Utopia Women’s Paintings the first works on canvas – A Summer Project. She has featured in several group exhibitions since 1977 for her work in batik (during the 1980’s) and throughout Australia and America for her work in acrylics.
Audrey paints many subjects including Sweet Honey Grevillea (Tharrkarr), Alpeyt (Acacia flowers) and Awely body designs from Antarrengeny which is her mother’s country.