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Anna Petyarre B.1960

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Anna Petyarre is an established artist raised by a generation of well-known indigenous artists including sisters Gloria Petyarre and Kathleen Petyarre and aunty famous Emily Kngwarreye (1910-1996).

Anna Petyarre style is distinctively contemporary with wonderful lyricism, recognized as one of the World’s best modern state-of-the-art Contemporary abstract styles.

Anna inspiring paintings have the sheer physical presence of the much contemporary works of art. Anna Petyarre paints with fascinating accuracy, intricate details and subtle shades, she is able to capture the multi-dimensional physical presence.

Artist: Anna Petyarre B.1960

Title: Medicine Leaves masterwork, it has the physical presence of the much contemporary work of art, that capture the multi-dimensional space and depth

Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Size
: 165 cm x 125cm

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Artist: Anna
Petyarre
Title: Bush Medicine Leaves
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

Size:
95 cm x 75 cm
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Artist: Anna
Petyarre
Title: Bush Medicine Leaves
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Size: 95 cm x 75 cm
Price: 
SOLD

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Anna Petyarre Biography

 

Anna Petyarre biography: page 315, Encyclopedia Aboriginal Artists dictionary of biographies.

Anna Petyarre is a daughter of the late Glory Ngarla and niece to the late Emily Kame Kngwarreye.

Anna’s paintings have been exhibited extensively throughout Australia and around the world.

Anna was the second wife of Colin Price Kemarre (deceased 2004). Glory Ngale (deceased 2002) known for her batik work and a well-respected artist at Utopia, was Anna’s mother. Anna also worked with the Utopia Batik group.

exhibitions:
1996 Utopia Dreaming, Soho Gallery, Sydney
1997 Dacou Gallery, Adelaide
1997 Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
1998 Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney
1998 Selected for the 15th National Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Arts Award
1999 Tandanya, Adelaide
1999 BMG Art, Adelaide
1999  DACOU Gallery, Adelaide
1999  June-August, “Caring for Country – Artists of Utopia”, Tandanya, S.A
2000 Tandanya, Adelaide
2000 Dacou (in association with AMP), Mary Place Gallery, Sydney
2000  Mar-April, “Artists of Utopia”, Tandanya, S.A
2000  ‘Women’s Business’, Australian Exhibition Centre, Chicago, USA
2001 Women's Business, Australian Exhibition Centre, Chicago, USA
2001 Japingka Gallery, Perth; 2001 Raintree Aboriginal Art Gallery, Darwin
2001  May-July, “Painting Country”, Tandanya, S.A
2002 Galerie Le Temps du Reve, France
2002 Hogarth Galleries, Sydney
2002 Glen Eira City Gallery, Melbourne
2002  ‘Generations’ Japingka Gallery, WA
2002  Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: New City Merchants, Knoxville, TN; Art and Soul Gallery, Nashville, TN; 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, OR; Urban Wine Works, Portland, OR; Mary's Woods, Portland, OR.

2003  May, ‘Heart and Soul’, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs
2003  Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: New City Merchants, Knoxville, TN; Art and Soul Gallery, Nashville, TN; 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, OR; Mary's Woods, Portland, OR
2003  October -  Art from the Dreamtime,Portland Art Museum, Portland OR USA
2004  Mbantua Gallery USA exhibition; Portland, Nashville, Knoxville, Hartford, Greenwich, New York and Philadelphia
2005  March, Yam Dreaming – Atnwelarre, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, N.T

2005  ‘Small Wonders’ (A collection of 1’x1’ and 1’x1½’ paintings), Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, NT
2008 Three Petyarres, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2017 Intricate Expressions, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney NSW

AWARDS:
1998
finalist the 15th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Award, Darwin

COLLECTIONS:

Art Bank Sydney

Department of Archaeology and Anthropology UK

Richard Kelton Foundation Santa Monica

Lowe Art Museum University of Miami

Art Gallery of South Australia

Powerhouse Museum

Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory

Homes a Court Collection Perth

Art Gallery of Western Australia,

Queensland Art Gallery,

Kerry Stokes collection Perth

Berndt Museum of Anthropology Perth

private and corporate collections in USA, Singapore, Ireland, India, Poland, Denmark and France

Anna is a talented artist and paints ‘Yam”, ‘Wildflower”, ‘Emu’ ‘Wild Potato” and ‘Campsite Dreaming. Her country is Alhalkere and her language is Anmatyerre.

DACOU regards Anna as an artist on the rise who will certainly make her mark in the world of Utopia art. She resides at Mulga Bore Utopia Australian Northern Territory approximately 220 km from Alice Springs. This is the place where she currently paints. Anna has painted on and off since early childhood.

 Anna Petyarre (Pitjara) commenced full-time painting in the early 1980s when the medium of canvas and acrylic paints was introduced to the community of Utopia. Prior to painting she produced batik. Her main Dreamings, which she depicts in her paintings are: Yam, Wild Potato, Wildflowers, Emu and Campsite. Anna Petyarre often use bright colours with minimal dotting also she has a technique of intricate dot work, with small blocks of colour.

Anna speaks Anmatjere and is fluent in English.  Anna essentially paints the Bush Yam. This is the dreaming of her grandfather and father's country. She also paints some body painting and women's ceremony as well. She paints on a whole range of canvas sizes and also paints on to ancient Aboriginal utensils such as the wira and coolamon. These utensils are used for carrying water, fruit, berries and even babies through the bush. Anna has other dreamings as well but she does not paint them. Under the careful guidance of Gloria Petyarre, Anna began to paint her own work. Over the last few years, Anna has been learning further skills from the Women painters in Utopia. Anna actively takes part in ceremonies and paints the bodies of the dancers prior to the commencement of each ceremony. She takes the utmost care and pride in her work and endeavors to bring the sensitivity of her culture to canvas. Anna Petyarre has been painting for the Michael Hollow Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery - Alice Springs - Melbourne - Sydney since 1997.

SOURCE

Brody, A. 1989 Utopia women’s Paintings: the First Works on Canvas; A summer Project, 1988 - 1989 exhibition Cat. Heytesbury Holdings, Perth Brody A. 1990 Utopia, a picture Story; 1988 Silk Batiks from the Robert Homes a Court Gallery and gallery Collection
Heytesbury Holdings LTD Perth NATSIVAD database; Latz, P. 1995, Bushfires and Bushtucker, IAD Press, Alice Springs;
Aboriginal Artists of the Western Desert - A Biographical Dictionary by Vivien Johnson, published by Craftsman House 1994; The Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture by Sylvia Kleinert and Margo Neale published by OUP 2000; Australian Aboriginal Artist Encyclopedia dictionary of biographies” by Janusz Kreczmanski and Margo Birnberg, (eds.)       Aboriginal Artists: Dictionary of Biographies: Central Desert, Western Desert and Kimberley Region (JB Publishing Australia, Marleston, 2004

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