Pauline Gallagher Silk Tie
Look your best with this 100% Silk Tie featuring Australian Indigenous Artwork.
Packaged with information about the artist and artwork.
Presented in a giftbox including information about the artist and artwork.
Royalties from this product directly benefit the artist and their community.
- Based on the artwork ‘Mina Mina Jukurrpa (Mina Mina Dreaming) – Ngalyipi by Pauline Gallagher.
- Pauline Napangardi Gallagher was born in 1952 in Yuendumu. As a young girl she attended the local school and afterwards married her promised husband who is now deceased. Pauline moved to Nyirripi in 1983 and still lives there. She has five children, three sons and two daughters; she also has fifteen grandchildren. Some of her family live in Nyirripi and the rest of her family live in Yuendumu, Kintore and Papunya, all Aboriginal communities in the NT of Australia. Pauline’s country is Pikilyi (Vaughan Springs), a sacred water hole located near Mount Doreen Station west of Yuendumu and approximately 350 km north-west of Alice Springs.
- Pauline paints her father’s stories – Pikilyi Jukurrpa (Pikilyi Dreaming) and Mina Mina Jukurrpa (Mina Mina Dreaming), stories that relate to her traditional country its distinctive features and animals. These stories have been passed down to her by her parents and their parents before them for millennia.
- Pauline has been painting with Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation since 2006. Warlukurlangu is an Aboriginal owned and governed art centre located in Yuendumu, a remote Aboriginal community 290 km north-west of Alice Springs in the NT of Australia.
- Warlukurlangu Artists visits Nyirripi every week to drop off paint supplies and pick up completed works.