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2024 Revealed Exhibition: New and Emerging WA Aboriginal Artists

Hayley Mudgedell

Art centre


1991, Wirrimanu

Lives and works


Hayley is a young emerging artist who paints the story of Ininti from her grandmother; Mati Mudgedell, who was a respected Warlayirti Artist. Ininti is a seed found across the Western Desert, it comes in array of red, orange and yellow hues. The seed is pierced with a hot wire and threaded to use as jewelry for ceremony. Hayley has lived in Balgo her whole life, she has recently taken up painting, inspired by her large painting family. Her father Brian Mudgedell, and aunties Marie & Patsy Mudgedell are all esteemed Warlayirti artists. On her mother’s side, she is the great-granddaughter of reknowned Kathleen Paddoon (dec). Hayley has two daughters.

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1 Finnerty Street
Western Australia