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Portrait of Kim Mahood - click to view larger image
Kim Mahood

born 1953, Braidwood, New South Wales

Kim was born in Perth and grew up in Central Australia and in cattle country on Mongrel Downs station in the Tanami Desert.

An artist and writer, her memoir Craft for a Dry Lake was published in 2000 and won the 2001 New South Wales Premier’s Award and the Age non-fiction Book of the Year.

She has been working with Paruku artists on cultural mapping projects since 2005.

A long rectangular dot painting on canvas showing a topographical map of a region with a lake or river system which starts at the lower right side and moves up the centre to the top. There is a red wavy line and pink-brown lines like tracks or roads on the painting. The sections in the painting are dotted with different colour combinations including lime green and green, pink and green, beige and black, yellow and orange, blue, yellow and orange, black, grey and brown, pink and purple and others.

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