Hilda Mekio | Artist Profile

Details of Hilda Mekio

About

Hilda’s birth mother is Fate Savari (Isawdi), Chief of Dahorurajé clan women. Her mother-in-law is Flora Mekio. She is married to Edgar Mekio and is learning old Ematé clan barkcloth designs that her mother-in-law painted as well as from her mother Fate Savari.

EXHIBITIONS

2018 Ömie Barkcloth Art - Papua New Guinea, Japingka Aboriginal Art, Perth
2016 Ömie Artists of Papua New Guinea, Aboriginal Signature - Estrangin Fine Art, Brussels, Belgium
2016 Mionomehi Oriseegé (Ancestral Paths), Short Street Gallery, Broome, WA
2015 Hijominöe Modéjadé (Guided by Ancestors): Ömie Artists 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane, QLD
2015 An Exploration of Bark (in association with Ömie Artists and Maningrida Arts & Culture), Outstation Gallery, Darwin, NT
2014 Luminous Mountain, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane, QLD
2012 Nohi Dahoru’e - Nohi Nioge (Our Mountain - Our Art), The Depot Gallery, Sydney, NSW

BIBLIOGRAPHY
King, Brennan, Hijominöe Modéjadé (Guided by Ancestors): Ömie Artists 10th Anniversary Exhibition [exhibition catalogue], Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane, 2015
Luminous Mountain [exhibition catalogue], Andrew Baker Art Dealer, 2014


MEDIUM
Natural pigments on nioge (women’s barkcloth skirts)

Artworks of Hilda Mekio