Sarah Morton Kngwarrey

  • Skin Name:Kngwarrey / Ngwarrai
  • Language:Alyawarr
  • Region:Utopia, Central Australia
  • Dreaming:Awely (Body paint), Mpwelarr (Rainbow), Yerramp (Honey ant), Tharrkarr (Honey Grevillea), Alpeyt (acaica flowers)
Sarah Morton Kngwarrey


  • Brody, A., 1989, Utopia Women's Paintings: the First Works on Canvas, A Summer Project, 1988-89, exhib. cat., Heytesbury Holdings, Perth. © Brody, A., 1990, Utopia: a Picture Story, 88 Silk Batiks from the Robert Holmes á Court Collection, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd, Perth. © 1993, Aratjara, Art of the First Australians: Traditional and Contemporary Works by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artists, exhib. cat. (conceived and designed by Bernard Luthi in collaboration with Gary Lee), Dumont, Buchverlag, Koln. © * 1991, Aboriginal Women's Exhibition, exhib. cat., Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney


  • Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs, central Australia
  • Museum of Victoria, Melbourne,
  • The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • The Holmes á Court Collection, Perth


  • 1988-89 - S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
  • 1989 - Utopia Women's Paintings, the first works on canvas, A Summer Project
  • 1990 - Utopia- A Picture Story exhibiting 88 silk batiks from the Robert Holmes á Court Collection by Utopia artists which toured Eire and Scotland
  • 1991 - Aboriginal Women's Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  • 1993/94- ARAJARA, Art of the First Australians, Touring : Kunstammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf; Hayward Gallery, London; Loiusianna Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark
  • 2007 - Eastern Desert Song, Brush with Art Festival, Prairie Hotel, Parachilina, South Australia
  • 2008 - Power of Place, Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute Inc
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