1945 - present
Photograph of Regina Wilson, courtesy of the artist and Agathon Galleries, Sydney, Australia
Place of Birth:
Painting, Textiles and clothing
Fiber Artist, Painter, Weaver
Regina Wilson is the best known artist of the group of Peppimenarti women whose work is inspired by traditional weaving patterns. She often bases her work on memories of her grandparents' creations, including fishing nets.
Founder, Community Leader
Place(s) of Residence:
Fellowships, grants and awards:
General Painting Award, Twentieth Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, Australia (2003)
Peppimenarti: Transcending Tradition, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia (2004)
Dreaming Their Way: Australian Aboriginal Women Painters
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