About The Artist
Region: Utopia, Utopia ( Camel Camp) Northern Territory
Language Group: Anmatyerre
Polly began her artistic career in the 1970,s. She often assisted her sister Kathleen and the late Emily Kngwarreye as they shared the same country. Polly depicts the “Bush Plum” and the effects it has on her country.
The topography of her art often highlights the shades of reds, oranges and yellows reflecting the varying seasonal palette.She builds up layer upon layer of colour creating a multi dimensional effect to reveal the Bush Plum Ankwety– and her country “Alparra “in all its glory.
1988: Aboriginal “Dot” Painting Melbourne
1992: “Modern Art-Ancient Icon”
The World Bank, Washington U.S.A