Violet Hammer

Region: 
Mara Town Camp
Laguage: 
Yanyuwa
Biography: 

Violet was born at Butcher lagoon, Bing Bong and grew up at Managoora and Borroloola. Went to school in 1954 then met late husband Mr R Hammer and lived at Bauhinia Downs Station. Started adult education in early 80’s where see did screen printing and works on canvass. She was one of the founding members of Waralungku artists.

Exhibitions: 
2010 Telstra Art Award finalist
2009 Desert Mob Alice Springs, Barkly Artist Tandanya Adelaide
2008 Desert Mob Alice Springs, Uni SA Gallery Cross Generational Waralungku Arts
2007 Desert Mob Show Alice Springs, Waralungku Group Show Ninki Nynnyu Tennant Creek
2005 Territory Craft Waralungku Emergence Darwin