Lily Hargraves - Witchetty Grub Dreaming

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Artist: Lily Hargraves

Title: Witchetty Grub Dreaming

Cat No: 551-14

Size: 180 x 60 cm

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas



This dreaming tells of the hunt for witchetty grubs.  Witchetty grubs are found all over the country.  They are found in the ground and in tree trunks.  The women dig them out and place them in their coolamons.  When they return to camp they cook them in the coals of the fire.

Artist Bio:
POB: Chilla Well
Domicile: Lajamanu NT
Language Group: Warlpiri / Warnayaka
Aboriginal Name: Yirdingali
Lily Hargraves is a senior law woman at Lajamanu. She has been painting on canvas since ca.1986. She is a vigorous and confident artist and is well-versed in the stories that she paints. These stories include: Ngalyipi, the Vine Dreaming; Mala, the Wallaby; Karnta, Womens Dreaming amongst others.
Selected exhibitions:
Gallery Gabriella Pizzi-Melbourne: Hogarth Gallery-Sydney: Dreamtime Gallery-Perth: NGV- Melbourne: High Court-Canberra: Ecole des Beaux Arts-Grenoble France: Australian Embassy—Washington: William Mora—Melbourne.
Selected collections:

AAMU - Museum of Contemporary Aboriginal Art, The Netherlands
Collection Roemer, Germany
Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory, Australia
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
United Nations Office, Darwin, Australia
Peter Boehm Collection, Sydney NSW Australia
Provenance / History of This Item:

Signed certificate of authenticity and full artist bio.

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