About The Artist
Jeanine Mills Pwerle
Born C 1965
Region – Utopia Region, Central Australia
Jeannie Mills Pwerle is a highly respected artist from Utopia and has become well recognised for her style in which she paints Anaty (desert yam or bush potato) story.
Jeannie lives a traditional life at Utopia as a ngangker (traditional healer or doctor) providing advice, bush medicines and applications to people of her community. She lives in Ahalpere country with senior elder Lena Pwerle, and the two are heavily involved in educating and encouraging other women to participate in painting, exhibitions and culture.