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Jeannie Petyarre

Jeannie was born circa 1950 on the Boundary Bore Outstation in Utopia, in Central Australia. She is the sister to well known artists Greeny Purvis Petyarre, Evelyn Pultara, Rosemary Petyarre and Anna Price Petyarre and the cousin of Gloria, Nancy, Myrtle, Kathleen, Violet, Ada Bird and Jeanna Petyarre. Jeannie’s Aunt is the famous Emily Kame Kngwarreye.

Jeannie began painting in the eighties and in 1988 she was part of a group of women who produced Batik work using desert design on silk and cotton. Jeannie was encouraged by her aunt, Emily Kngawarreye to continue to paint her families Dreaming stories including Bush Medicine, Bush Yam Dreaming, Pencil Yam Dreaming and Wildflower Dreaming.

Jeannie continues to live at Utopia located approximately 300 kms north east of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Her works have been exhibited in a number of group exhibitions and is held in many collections. In 1990, her work was featured in the Holmes a Court Collection. Jeannie is a highly respected artist within her Community who promotes her culture, country, seasons and ceremony through her paintings. Jeannie Petyarre’s work is sought after by collectors Worldwide.

Bush Yam

Bush Yam

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile included. 
Size: 1230mm x 900mm
Code: JP305 
(GDC)

$1 975.00
inc. GST in Australia
(Was $3 950.00)
Bush Medicine

Bush Medicine

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile included. 
Size: 900mm x 450mm
Code: JP3751
(GDC)

$1 090.00
inc. GST in Australia

Bush Medicine

Bush Medicine

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile included. 
Size: 620mm x 620mm
Code: JP3754
(GDC)

$980.00
inc. GST in Australia

Bush Medicine

Bush Medicine

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile included. 
Size: 450mm x 450mm
Code: JP3361
(GDC)

$450.00
inc. GST in Australia

 

Collections: The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth.

Exhibitions: 1989 Utopia Womens Paintings the first works on canvas; 1990 A Picture Story exhibition of 88 works on silk from the Holmes a Court Collection by Utopian artists which toured Eire and Scotland; 1993 Central Australian Aboriginal Art and Craft Exhibition, Araluen Centre, Alice Springs; 2005 Cicada Trading, Illayda, Istanbul, Turkey; 2005 Cicada Trading, Milan, Italy; 2006 Cicada Trading , Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 2006 Cicada Trading, Annual Clear Lake Exhibition of Aboriginal Paintings, Houston, USA; 2006 Cicada Trading, Paris, France; 2006 Cicada Trading, Bahrain Art Society, the Kingdom of Bahrain; 2006 Cicada Trading, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Source Includes: Aboriginal Artists, dictionary of biographies by Janusz B. Kreczmanski and Margo Birnberg (This illustrated dictionary of 446 pages showing many photographs of artists and paintings is available from Doongal).