Language Group: Anmatyerre
Country: Atnangkere , Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen
Subjects: Arnkerrthe (Mountain Devil Lizard), Awelye (Women's Ceremony and Body Paint Designs), Atnwelarre and Kame (Pencil Yam and Seed), Ntyerrm (Seed of the Dogwood Tree), Green Bean
Jean is the youngest of the prestigious Petyarre sisters, from the Utopia region of Central Australia. The sisters are Ada Bird, Kathleen Petyarre, Nancy Kunoth Petyarre, Gloria Petyarre, Myrtle Petyarre and Violet Petyarre. Jean has five children herself and lives in the Utopia region with her husband and children.
Though not involved in the batik movement during the 1980's like her sisters, Jean began to paint for Mbantua Gallery in 1996.
Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs
|2001||Seven Sisters Petyarre: Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane|
|2003||Seven Sisters, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Sydney|
|2004||Evolution of Utopia, Mbantua Gallery Cultural Museum, Alice Springs, NT|
|2005||Evolution of Utopia, Mbantua Gallery Cultural Museum, Alice Springs, NT|
|2006||Evolution of Utopia, Mbantua Gallery Cultural Museum, Alice Springs, NT|