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Urlpaatja (Port Lincoln Parrot)

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Urlpaatja (Port Lincoln Parrot) by Hayley Panangka Coulthard of Hermannsburg Potters for Tarnanthi exhibition Yia Ngkarrama (Telling Stories)


Hayley Panangka Coulthard was born in Hermannsburg, daughter of fellow Hermannsburg Potter Anita Ratara. Joining the Hermannsburg Potters in 2009, Coulthard has established herself as a prominent member of the group, developing her raw natural talent under the mentorship of Senior Potters Judith Inkamala and Rahel Ungwanaka. Her work is known for its incorporation of ceramic relief methods, which plays on the Hermannsburg Potters’ multidimensional style. Like her mother Anita, Hayley chooses to depict her traditional Country, Palm Valley, in her work, and the associated Wily Wagtail Dreaming.


The Hermannsburg Potters are a dedicated group of Western Arrarnta artists creating vibrant handmade ceramic pots that encompass collective and individually lived histories in their distinct Country.

The Hermannsburg artists continue a 30-year legacy, sculpting and painting their visual histories and contemporary settings, speaking to their cultural beliefs, traditions and values.

Each artist works with a high level of skill in both hand-building pottery and watercolour-style landscape painting. These dynamic skills allow the artworks to evolve into individual depictions of the artist’s love for the local wildlife, memories of Country, community and traditions, as well as elements of contemporary life.

The vibrant and unique forms are made from terracotta clay working with the hand coil-pinch technique and finally painted with ceramic underglaze. The senior artists work with a style of painting reminiscent of Albert Namatjira, whose legacy continues to inspire the local community and its artists. This playful combination of mediums creates distinct work which had been widely exhibited and collected in Australia and overseas.

The pottery continues today with four longstanding, founding members who are currently mentoring more than 12 emerging artists to continue their work at the Art Centre.The Hermannsburg Potters support the local artists and their families, fostering the growing local economy of Hermannsburg.


Dimensions: H 240 x Dia 130
Material: Decorated Terracotta

Yia Ngkarrama (Telling Stories) is an exhibition that runs from 4 September -  28 November 2021, on display at the Adelaide Railway Station. Any sold work will be sent, or available to collect, after this finishing date.

Due to the handmade nature of the products dimensions may vary on individual pieces.

Purchases from our shops directly support individual artists as well as our unique exhibition and training programs.

Handmade in Australia.