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Title

Elintja (galah)

2019

Artist

Hayley Panangka Coulthard

Australia

02 Apr 1967 –

Language group: Western Arrarnta, Central Desert region

Alternate image of Elintja (galah) by Hayley Panangka Coulthard
Alternate image of Elintja (galah) by Hayley Panangka Coulthard
Alternate image of Elintja (galah) by Hayley Panangka Coulthard
Alternate image of Elintja (galah) by Hayley Panangka Coulthard
Alternate image of Elintja (galah) by Hayley Panangka Coulthard
Alternate image of Elintja (galah) by Hayley Panangka Coulthard
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Hermannsburg Northern Territory Australia
    Cultural origin
    Western Arrernte, Central Desert region
    Date
    2019
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    terracotta and underglazes
    Dimensions
    28.0 x 39.0 cm (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated

    Credit
    Mollie Douglas Bequest Fund 2019
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    195.2019.a-b
    Copyright
    © Hayley Panangka Coulthard

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  • About

    Hayley Coulthard is on the board of Desart and the Hermannsburg Potters Aboriginal Corporation. She is the daughter of senior practitioner Anita Ratara and over the last ten years of her practice has established herself as a community leader and an outstanding potter. Hayley’s work is identifiable by its incorporation of ceramic relief methods, and her depictions of her mother’s Country at Palm Valley where the Wily Wagtail is of cultural significance.

    Here, Hayley draws attention to the Elintja (galah) that her and her family watch as they walk around Country sourcing bush raisins and sometimes bush tobacco. The locations depicted are of Mount Sonder and the MacDonnell Rangers around Ntaria, where she and her family sit in the shade and watch the mountains as they have done since she was a child.

    Hayley’s works are held in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia. In 2019 her works were featured in the following exhibitions: ‘Clay Stories’, Araluen Art Centre (touring); TARNANTHI 2019, Art Gallery of South Australia; ‘Pmara nurnaka. Urrknga nurnaka. Nurna lhama pmara marra inthurra nurnakanha artitjika: Our country. Our clay. We go out on our beautiful country’, Bett gallery, Tasmania; ‘Berder. Gaba. Urrknga. Wantja’, Nishi Gallery; and ‘The Hermannsburg Potters’, Alcaston Gallery.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Hermannsburg

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • Joy, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Oct 2020–21 Feb 2021