Abie Loy Kemarre
Abie Loy Kemarre is from the Aboriginal comminuty of Utopia in Central Australia. Abie began painting in 1994 under the guidance of her grandmother and renowned artist, Kathleen Petyarre. Abie adopted the delicate dotting technique used by Kathleen as well as developing her own unique style.
Her paintings have evolved with the masterful use of colours and bold, abstract forms to represent her inherited Dreamings. Abie Loy is a highly accoladed artist and is regarded as one of the leading contemporary indigenous artists in Australia.
The stories that are portrayed in Abie’s paintings include Body Painting, Bush Hen Dreaming and Bush Leaves.