Alicia Purvis Mpetyane


Born: 1998

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Ingkwelay (Kurrajong Bore), Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Subjects: Ngkwerlp (Bush Tabacco)

Alicia started painting for Mbantua Gallery in 2015 and paints under Violet Payne's stewardship. Violet is Alicia's aunt and she has been painting for Mbantua from an early age. Violet passed the story 'Ngkwerlp' onto Alicia, and Alicia developed her own style. She uses very fine dots.