Eileen GilesTjarlirli Art
Eileen Giles is an artist from Tjukurla. She is the daughter of Nyarapayi Giles and George Giles (dec). Eileen was born near her mother’s country in Warakurna and later moved to Docker River with her family. Eileen had four brothers, two passed away when they were still children. Eileen is still close to her surviving brothers, Lyall Giles still lives in Tjukurla and Timothy Giles now lives in Kintore. Eileen moved to Tjukurla with her Mother in the mid 1980’s when Tjukurla was established as an outstation of Docker River. In Tjukurla Eileen weaves tjanpi, carves purnu and paints country. Eilleen’s paintings have a distinct and unusual style. Eileen is recognised as a unique artist for her unusual use of space and her minimalist style. These unique works are an exquisite contemporary expression that are attracting the attentions of discerning buyers and collectors around the world.