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Australian Art by Dixie Wurrpamirra

Dixie Wurrpamirra was born in 1947 at Maningrida East Central Arnhem Land, Dixie works with fibre and creates objects of art: Ceremonial Regalia, Mats, Twined Baskets, Twined Hats, String Bags, Dilly Bags. Her work is superb which is why she is part of the Maningrida Collection at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.

  • "Threads of Time", Burringa Gallery, Victoria 2003
  • "Organic Forms In Fibre", Aboriginal and Pacific Arts, Sydney NSW 2003
  • "Weave", Federation for the Arts, Victoria
  • "Material Witness",15th Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennial, Tamworth City Gallery, NSW, 2002
  • "Inspiral", Gallery Gondawana, Alice Springs, 2002
  • Australian Embassy , Tokyo Japan, 1999
  • Maningrida Weavings-Framed Gallery, Darwin, 1998
  • "Pandanus and Paperback" Gallery Gabriella Pizzi, Melbourne, Victoria 1998
  • "Maningrida:The Language of Weaving" A.E.T.A Touring Exhibition - Australia and New Zealand 1995
  • "Maningrida Collection" Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney NSW

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