Evelyn Pultara

150 x150 cms Acrylics on Canvas. Evelyn has a strong culture of painting in her family. Some artists to note are her brother the late Greeny Purvis Petyarre, sister Dolly Mills Petyarre and her great aunt, the late Emily Kame Kngwarreye who was dubbed by art experts as one of the world's best modern and abstract artists. While Evelyn's work has been shown in group exhibitions since the late 1990's, her first solo exhibition was held at the World Vision Gallery in Sydney's Leichardt in 2003. This was followed by solo shows in Milan, Melbourne and Sydney. In 2005 Evelyn won first prize in the General Painting section of the 22nd Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin. This award is the most prestigious art award for First Nations artists in Australia.

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