About The Artist
Language: – Eastern Anmatyerre
Region: – Utopia
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.