Lilly Kelly Napangardi
|Lilly was born c1948 in the Haast’s Bluff area of Central Australia and her language is Walpiri. In her earlier years, Lilly and her family lived in the settlement at Papunya and later moved to Mt. Liebig, west of Alice Springs. Her husband, Norman Kelly, is also an artist.As a respected senior law woman of her community, Lilly is the custodian of the Women’s Dreaming stories. Her paintings reflect her country’s features of sand hills and the effect of weather on the desert landscape.Lilly’s meticulous dotwork imparts a sense of movement to her depictions of the Tali (sandhills.) Her work is highly regarded by collectors of Aboriginal Art and she has an impressive list of exhibitions and awards to her name, including winner of the Northern Territory Art Award. Her work is exhibited in many national and state public Art galleries.|
An amazing, intricately dotted rendition of sandhill country. An extremely fine example of Lily’s style of painting.
Size: 198 x 150 cms