Artist | IYAWI WIKILYIRI

Artist | IYAWI WIKILYIRI


Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) artwork by IYAWI WIKILYIRI of Tjungu Palya Artists. The title is Wati Kutjara. [12187] (Acrylic on Linen)

IYAWI WIKILYIRI

Wati Kutjara

Iyawi was born in the bush near Ernabella around 1945.

She did some schooling at the Ernabella Mission before working in the craft room where traditional spinning skills were combined with new techniques to develop a small scale carpet making industry.

Iyawi's mother was a Yankunytjatjara women from Ernabella and he father was a Pitjantjatjara man from Pukara.

Iyawi paints Pukara which is her fathers country and where she spent a lot of her childhood..



Iyawi was born in the bush near Ernabella around 1945.

She did some schooling at the Ernabella Mission before working in the craft room where traditional spinning skills were combined with new techniques to develop a small scale carpet making industry.

Iyawi's mother was a Yankunytjatjara women from Ernabella and he father was a Pitjantjatjara man from Pukara.

Iyawi paints Pukara which is her fathers country and where she spent a lot of her childhood..



Exhibitions that IYAWI WIKILYIRI has exhibited at

Nganampa Tjukurpa Kunpu Kanyinma - Keeping Ou…

A Collection of Fine Tjungu Palya Indigenous Art