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Australian Aboriginal Art by Colleen Wallace

Colleen Wallace was born in 1973 in the Utopia area at Mulga Bore Outstation where she lives with her young children.

Colleen comes from a family with a long artistic tradition and has been painting since 1990. She has become very well known for her distinct , clear style especially in her "body paint" designs.

Colleen has painted with many famous Utopia artists particularly Ada Bird Petyarre. Her grandfather, Kenny Tilmouth Panangka gave her the rights to paint "Yam Dreaming".

She uses vibrant colours in her Yam Dreaming paintings and is recognized for her striking black and white body paint design.

Colleen's work is held in many private collections and she exhibited at the Mbantua Gallery , Alice Springs in 1999.

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