About The Artist
Mary Rumble Pitjara was born in 1957 at Utopia in Central Australia Mary’s aunts Gloria Petyarre and Gracie Morton Pwerle taught her to paint on canvas.
Over the years Mary has now developed her own style and produced a unique and distinctive pallet ranging from the most intricately delicate to very powerful renditions.
Mary’s depictions consists of Bush Medicine Leaves, Bush Tucker, Bush Flowers, Bush Yam Seed , My Country and Awelye (body paint design – These patterns represents the designs painted on the top half of the women during ceremonies in their country.) and in addition to these dreaming, Mary also depicts Kangaroo Dreaming