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2022 Revealed Exhibition: New and Emerging WA Aboriginal Artists

Polly Jackson Butler Pawuya

Lives and works


Polly lives and works in the remote Warakurna Community. Her fibre artwork is characterised by tight wrapping of brightly coloured wool and fine, embroidery-like stitching. She has exhibited her work at exhibitions across Australia, including the Ellenbrook Gallery in Perth, Nomad Gallery in Darwin and Araluen Arts Centre in Alice Springs. In addition to her fibre artwork, Polly is a well-respected painter, represented by Warakurna Artists and has exhibited numerous times in this medium. Polly has two paintings held in the national collection at the National Museum of Australia, Making Culture Strong and Tjanpi.  

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Western Australia