Nelly Patterson

An Aboriginal woman from Yalata, South Australia. She certainly appreciates the opportunity to sell a piece of work to you. She was born in 1939 and has a lifetime of stories and experiences to share and pass onto younger women of the community. Nelly has an intimate knowledge of the Seven Sisters Story - an epic Tjukurpa (creation) story in which a man, Wati Nyiru chases seven sisters across the whole of Australia, shaping the land as they go.Nelly is new to Indigenu and visited with another artist. She was enroute to do some work in Canberra at a hearing possibly relating to a land right claim so she is a social activist in addition to being a wonderful story teller through her work.


Anna Petyarre
Audrey Brumby
Benjamin Miller
Colin Weetra
Coral Hayes Pananka
David Thorpe and Jacinta Dixon
Joy Petyarre
Justinna Sims Naparljari
Lily Kelly Napangardi
Nelly Patterson
Priscilla Nagamarra Escobar
Stephen Pitjara Petyarre
Gallery Sales / Catering:
Tony Straccia
0404 149 617
131 Sturt Street,
Adelaide SA 5000
Online Art Sales:
Louisa de Vries
0425 750 415
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