About The Artist
Region: – Utopia, Northern Territory
Dulcie Long Pwerle is an Anmatyerre woman from the Utopia region of Central Australia. She was born 1979 at Boundary Bore Outstation and is the daughter of well known Utopia famous artist Jeannie Petyarre.
In addition to being the daughter of Jeannie other highly recognised and talented artist within Dulcie’s family include Greeny, Gloria, Kathleen Petyarre Emily Kame Kngwarreye and the famous Pwerele sisters Minnie, Emily, Galya and Molly
Dulcie’s paintings depict her totem ‘Bush Yam’ for which she is one of the custodians within her culture. Bush yam vegetables grow beneath the earth. The leaf-like patterns shown in her paintings depict the yam flower above the ground and pays homage to the Country of the Yam.