Artist Patsy Mudgedell
Title Untitled
Year 2022

Acrylic on linen

Dimensions 182.9 × 121.9 cm
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Patsy Mudgedell

Patsy Mudgedell was born at Ruby Plains Station in Western Australia and grew up in Balgo Hills Mission. She moved to boarding school in Perth to complete her high school education and later studied Fine Art at the Batchelor Institute. Patsy lives between Balgo and Halls Creek with her children and extended family. Patsy uses a range of mediums, including acrylic on canvas, water colours, gouache, charcoal and mixed media on paper. She has illustrated three books through Batchelor Press. She was the Balgo coordinator for the Remote Indigenous Broadcasting Services (RIBS formerly BRACS), board member of the Indigenous Community Television (ICTV) and the former Secretary of the Kapululangu Aboriginal Women’s Association (Balgo). She is the foundation member for the Indigenous Remote Communications Association and is an energetic activist for her people. In 2019 Patsy was a Director of the Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation.

Artist statement

In my art there are allowances for people to give their interpretation of what that artwork is about. It’s not just about me. People who get my artwork need to have that space to be able to interpret it for themselves. It’s a continuous flow, it’s awakening.