Evelyn Malgil

Date of Birth: 30/05/1965

Language: Gija / Kimberley Kriol

Ngarrangarni / Totem: Crow

Skin: Nangari

Birth Place: Derby - WA

Evelyn Malgil was born in Derby, WA. At ten years old she moved to Warmun. Evelyn went to high school in the town of her birth and then returned to Warmun. Evelyn worked on Bedford Downs cattle station with her husband Norman Echo. Evelyn cooked, while Norman was the head stockman. Bedford Downs Station is located southwest of Warmun Community. It is Norman's traditional country.

Following her return, Evelyn has remained in Warmun were she now lives with her five children and her family.


Bedford Downs country, Winuba Spring, Chinaman's Garden country, Willy-Willy Dreaming

Four Waterholes, Warmun hills and Dreaming stories, Purnululu (Bungle Bungles)

Solo Exhibitions

2020 June - Winniper: Works by Evelyn Malgil - Galerie pompom, Sydney

Group Exhibitions

2019 November - "Connection to Country" Fundraiser exhibition, Form Gallery, Perth WA Environmental Defenders Office of WA exhibition

2018 October - Art for Wellbeing, Boab Health Services - Kununurra WA

2018 June - Connections: Microscopy Exhibition 60,000 YEARS OF TRADITION MEET THE MICROSCOPIC WORLD - Powerhouse Museum, Vivid Festival, Sydney NSW

2018 April - GIJA Exhibition, Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Queensland - An exhibition honouring the Warmun artists, and 20 years of the Gija art movement.

2014 February - Warmun Aboriginal Art - Art Images Gallery, Adelaide, SA

2014 February - Transitions, Short Street Gallery, Broome, WA

2011 February - Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

2010 January - Ochres of the Kimberley, Tunbridge Gallery, Margaret River, WA

2009 January - Warmun Ochres: Rich Earth, Gadfly Gallery, Perth, WA

2008 January - Warmun at Ten: A Decade of Warmun Art, Hogarth Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2008 January - The Women of Warmun: Ten years on, Gadfly Gallery, Perth, WA

2008 January - Mungowum Ngarraknaari Yaarun (Strong Stories, Strong Culture), Short St. Gallery, Broome, WA

2007 January - Palya Art in Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic

2007 January - Ngarrangkarni & Bible Stories, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2007 January - Ochre, Brushes, Canvas: new work from Warmun, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW

2006 January - Warmun Art Centre Presents, Mary Place Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2005 January - Waterhole Show 11, GrantPirrie in association with Raft Artspace, Sydney, NSW

2005 January - Gija: Across the Border, Raft Artspace, Darwin, NT

2005 January - Waterhole Country, Short Street Gallery, Broome, WA

2005 January - Warmun Womens Show, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, Vic


Rose's Yard
Evelyn Malgil
  • $3,300.00