Irenie Ngalinba

Irenie  Ngalinba

Biography

Irene Nagalinba in a Kuninjku painter born in 1978.  She is the daughter of Jimmy Njiminjuma (1945 -2004), an artist vital to the founding of the contemporary Kuninjku painting movement.

Ngalinba’s work was first exhibited in 2003.  Her first solo exhibition was at William Mora Gallery in 2006. In 2007, she was selected for the Xstrata Coal Emerging Artist Award held at the Queensland Art Gallery.

Ngalinba has shown at numerous commercial galleries including Outstation in Darwin, Gabrielle Pizzi in Melbourne and Annandale in Sydney.  Her work is held in many collections nationally including that of Artbank, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and Ballarat Fine Art Gallery.

Languages

Kuninjku

From

Kurrurldurl

Moiety

Duwa

Date of birth

1979-01-01

Clan

Kurulk

Artworks


Past Exhibitions

Solo

  • 2008
    Irenie Naglinba, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2006
    Irenie Ngalinba, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne, VIC

Group

  • 2015
    Exploration of Bark, Outstation Gallery, Darwin, NT
  • 2014
    Barks, Spirit Figures, Lorrkon and Ceremonial Poles, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2010
    Best of Maningrida, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia
  • 2009
    Recent Works by Maningrida, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2009
    During the Wet, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, USA
  • 2009
    Survey from Maningrida Arts & Culture, The Mossenson Gallery, Perth, WA
  • 2009
    Works in Season: Bark Paintings, Carvings & Weavings, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 2009
    26th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
  • 2009
    Orche - A Study in Materiality, Short Street Gallery, Broome, WA
  • 2008
    Recent works from Maningrida, Chapman Gallery, Canberra, ACT
  • 2008
    Maningrida Art, Chapman Gallery, Canberra
  • 2008
    Melbourne Art Fair, Art Fair, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
  • 2008
    25th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
  • 2007
    New Works, Chapman Gallery, Canberra, ACT
  • 2007
    Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award, QAG, Brisbane, QLD
  • 2007
    Spirit in Variation, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 2007
    24th National Torres Strait Aboriginal Art Awards, MAGNT, Darwin
  • 2007
    Selected new works from Maningrida, Maningrida Arts & Culture, Darwin
  • 2006
    Mumeka to Milmilngkan, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, ACT
  • 2006
    Dream Tracks, Aboriginal art of Arnhem Land, La Fontaine Centre of Contemporay Art, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 2005
    Bark paintings and carvings from Maningrida, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 2005
    Recent works from Maningrida, Short Street Gallery, Broome, WA
  • 2005
    Lorrkons and Spirit Figures, Aboriginal & Pacific Art, Sydney, NSW
  • 2005
    Sticks & Stones, Bandigan Aboriginal Art & Craft, Sydney, NSW
  • 2005
    Rarrk, Raft Artspace, Darwin, NT
  • 2005
    22nd National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Arts Awards, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
  • 2005
    Rarrk, flowing on from Crossing Country, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 2005
    New works from Maningrida, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK
  • 2004
    21st Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, Museum & Art Gallery of Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
  • 2004
    Maningrida Burial Poles, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK
  • 2003
    Out of the wet - new art by Kuninjku artists, Framed gallery, Darwin, NT
  • 2003
    The Visit, Annandale galleries, Sydney, NSW

Collections

  • Dr. Colin and Liz Laverty private collection, Sydney, NSW
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
  • Artbank, Sydney, NSW
  • Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, VIC