Born: c. 1920s
Region: Utopia north-east of Alice Springs NT
Language group: Anmatyerre and Alyawarre.
Much like her older sister Minnie Pwerle, Emily paints ‘Awelye Atnwengerrp’ meaning ‘women’s business’. Inspired by the designs painted on women during ceremonies, Emily’s painting uses energetic and vibrantly coloured overlapping lines which engulf the canvas.
FireWorks Gallery 2020