Violet Petyarre

Language: – Eastern Anmatyerre

Region: – Utopia

Born:- 1938

Violet sisters: Kathleen, Gloria, Ada Bird, Nancy, Myrtle and Jean Petyarre, are all prominent and highly respected artists in their own right. Mosquito Bore Outstation in the Utopia region is where Violet currently calls home.  Like her sisters, she was involved in the batik movement that established the women artists of Utopia.

Violet paints a number of different dreaming with the main focus signifying her father’s country, she uses strong linear pattern in her paintings to represent the stories. Her Dreaming consist of: Arnkerrth (Mountain Devil Lizard Dreaming) Engcarma (Bean) Unyara (Emu) Annlara (Pencil Yam) Kadjeta (Grass Seeds) Elaitchurunga (Small Brown Grass) Anwekety(women’s body paint design)

Collections:-Holmes A Court, Perth Western Australia.


Bush Medicine Leaves 1000mm x 1000mm

Artist : Violet Petyarre

Title : Bush medicine Leaves

Size : 1000mm x 1000mm

Code : 183

Price : $1350