About The Artist
Area – Mulga Bore—Utopia
Language – Eastern Arrernte
Maggie Bird is the eldest daughter of artist Paddy Bird (deceased) and Eileen Bird. Her grandmother is the late Ada Bird Petyarre, a highly respected senior artist from Utopia. Maggie has worked as a teacher’s assistant at Akaye School for 7-9-year-olds.
In her spare time, she enjoys painting with her large extended family at Utopia, as well as hunting for sugar bags, honey ants, goanna and kangaroo.