Abie Loy Kemarre

  • Skin Name:Kemarre
  • Language:Alyawarr & Eastern Anmatyerre
  • Region:Utopia, Central Australia
  • Dreaming:Bush Hen, Bush Leaf, Sandhills & Awelye
Abie Loy Kemarre
  • Sandhills - My Country (0707707)
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  • Bush Hen Dreaming (0609482)
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  • Bush Leaf (049162)
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Bibliography

  • Kreczmanski, Janusz B & Birnberg, Margo (2004) Aboriginal Artists: Dictionary of Biographies: Central Desert, Western Desert & Kimberley Region (eds) JB Publishing Australia, Marleston
  • Geissler, M. (2005) 'Abie Loy Kemarre', Craft Arts International, No. 65, 2005, pp 44 -48.

Collections

  • Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  • Musie de Confluences, Lyon, France.
  • The Ishibashi Foundation, Bridgestone Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
  • The Art Gallery of South Australia, South Australia.
  • Festival of Arts Foundation Collection, Adelaide, South Australia.
  • The Adelaide University Art Collection, South Australia.
  • The Levi-Kaplan Collection, Seattle, USA.
  • The Kelton Foundation, Los Angeles, USA.
  • The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Commission Collection.
  • The National Gallery of Victoria, Victoria.
  • Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth, Western Australia.

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2006 Abie Loy Kemarre, Bush Leaf & Other Dreaming's, Gadfly Gallery, Perth, WA
  • 2005 Abie Loy Kemarre, New Paintings, Gadfly Gallery, Perth, WA
  • 2005 Abie Loy Kemarre, Solo Exhibition, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, Vic
  • 2004 Abie Loy Kemarre, Solo Exhibition, Gadfly Gallery, Perth, WA
  • 2004 Abie Loy Kemarre, Solo Exhibition, Coo-ee Gallery, Sydney, NSW
  • 2003 Abie Loy Kemarre, First Solo Exhibition, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions

  • 2010 "Tradition to Modernity, Tasmania, Central Art, NT
  • 2008 Utopia Modern Women's Collection 1999 - 2002, Coo-ee Gallery, Sydney, NSW
  • 2008 Light & Space, The Chicho Museum, Naoshima, Japan
  • 2008 Jewels of the Desert, Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT
  • 2008 Emily in Tokyo, Visions of Utopia that Penetrate the Soul of the Eastern Desert, Art Front Gallery, Hillside Forum, Tokyo Japan
  • 2007 Parcours des Mondes, Galerie Anne & Just Jaeckin, Arts d'Australie Stephane Jacob, Paris, France
  • 2007 The Best of the Best, Jewels of the Desert, Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT
  • 2007 Treasures of the Spirit, Creative Returns: Investing in Aboriginal Art, Tandanya, Adelaide, SA
  • 2007 Shalom Gamarada Aboriginal Art Exhibition, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW
  • 2007 Aboriginal Art, 2007, Scott Livesy Galleries, Armadale, Vic
  • 2007 Utopia & Beyond 2007, Aboriginal art from East to West, Coo-ee Gallery, Avalon Recreation Centre, Avalon, NSW
  • 2006 Prism, Contemporary Australian Art, Bridgestone Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2006 Dreaming Their Way: Australian Aboriginal Women Painters, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC, USA
  • 2006 Dreaming Their Way: Australian Aboriginal Women Painters, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire,
  • 2006 Recent Painting, Kathleen Petyarre & Abie Loy, Framed Gallery, Darwin, N.T
  • 2006 Abie Loy & Kathleen Petyarre, New Paintings, Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Paddington, NSW
  • 2005 Aboriginal Vision in Contemporary Australian Art, Levi - Kaplan Collection, The Wright Exhibition Centre, Seattle, WA, USA
  • 2005 Utopia & Beyond, Maunsell Wicks, Paddington, NSW
  • 2005 Abie Loy Kemarre, Dreamings, Gadfly Gallery, Perth, WA., July 22nd
  • 2004 Arrnkerthe, New Paintings, Coo-ee Gallery, Sydney, NSW., Nov 11th.
  • 2003 Abie Loy - Recent Paintings, Fire-works Gallery, Brisbane, Qld
  • 2002 Abie Loy & Violet Petyarre, Recent Paintings, Mary Place Gallery, Paddington, NSW
  • 2001 15th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Exhibition, Darwin, NT
  • 2000 The Collection, Gallerie Australis, Adelaide, SA Utopia, Framed Gallery, Darwin, Northern Territory, 10 - 27th March.
  • 1999 North by North East, Landscape & Ceremonial paintings from Utopia, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, Vic
  • 1999 SALA Week, Gallerie Australis, Adelaide, SA
  • 1999 Joint Indonesian - Utopia Batik Workshop for Third Pacific Arts
  • 1999 Utopia Recent Works, King Street Gallery, Perth, WA 1998 Our Country Then and Now, Gallerie Australis, Adelaide, SA.,
  • 1999 Raiki Wara: Long Cloth from Aboriginal Australia and the Torres Strait, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic
  • 1998 - 15th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Exhibition, Darwin, NT, Australia
  • 1998 Utopia Dreamings, Japingka Gallery, Perth, W.A. Australia
  • 1997 Schilderijen uit Utopia, Songlines Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 20 - 7 June.
  • 1997 Dreampower, Art of Contemporary Aboriginal Australia, Museum Puri Lukisan, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia Dreampower, Art of Contemporary Aboriginal Australia, Galeri
  • 1997 Ardiyanto, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, July 5 - 20.
  • 1997 Documenta, Kasel, Germany, July.
  • 1997 Dreampower, Art of Contemporary Aboriginal Australia, The National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1997 - 14th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Touring Art Exhibition
  • The Alice Prize Art Exhibition, Alice Springs, NT

Artfairs

  • 2006 Melbourne Art Fair, 3- 6th August Melbourne, Vic.,
  • 2004 Melbourne Art Fair, 29th Sept., - 3rd Oct., Melbourne, 2004
  • 2003 Art Miami 2003, January 10 - 14, Miami, Florida, USA
  • 2003 ARCO Art Fair Madrid, February 13 - 17th, Madrid, Spain
  • 2003 Aboriginal Art Fair, 2003, July, Sydney. Australia

Awards

  • 1997 finalist in 14th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA)
  • 2001 finalist in 18th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA)
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