Jarred Torres Kemarre

Born: 1986

Language Group: Alyawarre

Country: Atnwengerrp, Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs, and Jabir Jabir – North of WA (grandfather's country)

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Subjects: Scorpion Dreaming, Travelling Lines

Jarred was born in 1986 in Alice Springs and grew up at Three Bores in Utopia (North East of Alice Springs). Jarred comes from a family of talented and famed artists. The grandson of talented artist Barbara Weir, and great grandson of the late Minnie Pwerle, Jarred started painting around the age of ten. He learnt acrylic painting from his nana, the renowned artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye (deceased) and Barbara Weir. He learnt traditional forms of art from his uncles and grandfathers. Jarred attended schools in Alice Springs and Melbourne.


Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs