Hazel Morton Kngwarreye

  • Skin Name:Kngwarreye/ Ngwarrai
  • Language:Alyawarre
  • Region:Utopia, Central Australia
  • Dreaming:Alpeyt, Awelye & Mpwelarr Dreamings
Hazel Morton Kngwarreye


  • Brody, A. (1990) Utopia: A Picture Story, 88 Silk Batiks from the Robert Holmes a Court Collection. Heytesburg Holdings Ltd. Perth, Western Australia.


  • Art Gallery of South Australia.
  • National Gallery of Australia.
  • The Holmes á Court Collection.
  • The Kelton Foundation.
  • Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection.


  • 2010, “Desert Icons: Art and Artists”, Australiasian Art Projects, Singapore.
  • 2009, “Love Letters from Camel Camp and Beyond”, Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery, Bondi Beach.
  • 2010, “Gooch’s Utopia: Collected Works from the Central Desert”, Flinders University Art Museum & Riddoch Art Gallery, Gladstone
  • 2007, “A Brush with Art, Eastern Desert Art Songs”, Prairie Hotel, Parachilna.
  • 2005, “From Little Things, Big Things Grow”, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
  • 2004, Mbantua Gallery USA Exhibitions, touring Hartford and Greenwich, USA.
  • 2004, “Evolution of Utopia”, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs.
  • 2003, Mbantua Gallery USA Exhibitions, touring Knoxville, Nashville, Portland, USA.
  • 2003, “Contemporary Aboriginal Art Event”, Umpqua Bank & Mbantua Gallery, Portland, USA.
  • 2003, “Art From the Dreamtime”, Portland Art Museum, Portland, USA.
  • 1994, “Tyerabarrbowaryaou 2 – I Shall Never Become a Whiteman”, 5th Havana Biennial, Cuba.
  • 1994, “ARATJARA – Art of the First Australians”, touring Kunstammlung Nordrhein, Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Hayward Gallery, London, Louisiana Museum, Humblebaek, Denmark.
  • 1991, “The 8th National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition”, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin. 
  • 1991, “Aboriginal Women’s Exhibition”, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • 1990, “Utopia – A Picture Story”, touring Eire and Scotland.
  • 1989, “Utopia Women’s Paintings, The First Works on Canvas”, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney.


  • 1991, Selected Entrant, 8th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin.
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