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Australian Art by Melba Gunjarrwanga

Born in 1959, Melba began her artistic career in 1995 and works from the Maningrida Arts and Culture Centre. She works in fibre, painting , prints, and sculpture. Her themes include: Mythological beings, flora, fauna and utilitarian objects such as conical fish traps.

Collections: Art Gallery of Western Australia - SA, Museum of Contemporary Art - Sydney, Museum of Victoria - Melbourne, National Gallery of Australia
Selected Group Exhibitions:
  • 2004 Maningrida Recent Works, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
  • 2004 James Iyuna & Melba Gunjarrwanga, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2003 Threads of Time, Burrinja Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2003 Next Generation, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
  • 2003 Dreamtime, Aboriginal Art, Slovinia
  • 2003 Maningrida Threads, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, NSW
  • 2000 Land Mark : Mirroe Mark, University of the Northern Territories, Darwin, NT
  • 1999 Bushcolour, Northern Territory University, NT
  • 1999 Organic Forms: Aboriginal and Pacific Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW


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