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Polly Ngale Exhibitions

Selected Exhibitions

1989  Utopia Women's Paintings, the First Works on Canvas, A Summer Project, 1988-89, S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney    

1990  'Utopia - A Picture Story,' an exhibition of 88 works on silk from the Holmes a Court Collection by which toured Eire and Scotland

2000  Arts d’Australie, Avenue des Champs-Elysees, Paris; Arts d’Australie, Stephane Jacob / Air France, Paris  

2002  Two Sisters: Kathleen and Polly Ngale, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne

2003  20th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

2007  Visions of Utopia, Coo-ee Aboriginal Art, Sydney

2007  Journeys and Dreams, Gecko Gallery, Broome

2008  Emily and Her Legacy, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo in conjunction with Utopia – the Genius of Emily Kngwarreye at the National Art Centre, Tokyo, Japan

2008  Utopia Revisited, NG Art Gallery, Sydney

2008  Dreamings – the Land, Outback Aboriginal Art, Caulfield

2010  Anwekety Paintings, Mbantua Gallery & Cultural Museum, Alice Springs

2014  Dot Code: Desert Artists, Japingka Gallery, Fremantle

2015  Sixteen Artists – 16 x 2, Japingka Gallery, Fremantle

2015  Desert Dots, Utopia Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2017  Desert Dots II, Utopia Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2018  Art Paris Art Fair, Arts d’Australie, Stéphane Jacob, Grand-Palais, Paris

2018  Indigenous Australia: Masterworks from the National Gallery of Australia, me Collectors Room, Berlin

2019  Women of Influence, Utopia Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2019  Polly Ngale | Arnwetky, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney

2019  Polly Ngale and Charmaine Pwerle, Harvey Galleries, Mosman

2019  Desert Dots IV, Utopia Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2019  Women in Colour, Cooee Art, Sydney

2020  Polly and Kathleen Ngale: Bush Plum Dreaming, Japingka Gallery, Perth

2021  Ngale Sisters, Mitchell Fine Art Gallery, Brisbane

2021  Polly, Utopia Lane Gallery, Melbourne


Art Gallery of NSW
The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth
The Mbantua Collection, Alice Springs
The World Bank, Washington USA



Brody, A., 1989, Utopia Women's Paintings: the First Works on Canvas, A Summer Project, 1988-89, exhib. cat., Heytesbury Holdings, Perth. ©

Brody, A., 1990, Utopia: a Picture Story, 88 Silk Batiks from the Robert Holmes a Court Collection, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd, Perth. ©

Aboriginal Artists Dictionary of Biographies - Central Desert, Western Desert & Kimberley Region, written by Janusz B.Kreczmanski & Margo Birnberg


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