Jennifer Purvis Kngwarreye


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Born: 1974

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Alhalkere , Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects: Kame (Pencil Yam Seed) Dreaming

Jennifer is the youngest daughter of Greeny Purvis Petyarre (dec) and Kathleen Purvis Kemarre, both established Utopian artists. Greeny is senior custodian for Alhalkere country and one of Utopia's finest artists.

Jennifer began painting after encouragement and enthusiasm from her family. All three of her elder sisters (Judy, Maureen and Jedda Purvis) have been artists for many years.

Collections

Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs

Exhibitions

2002 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: Art and Soul Gallery, Nashville TN; 'The Cove Gallery' Portland OR; Urban Wine Works, Portland OR; Mary's Woods, Portland OR; New City Merchants, Knoxville, TN
2003 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: New City Merchants, Knoxville TN; Art and Soul Gallery, Nashville TN; 'The Cove Gallery', Portland OR; Contemporary Aboriginal Art Event, Umpqua Bank, Portland OR; Mary's Woods, Portland OR; Art From The Dreamtime, Portland Art Museum, Portland OR
2004 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: Greenwich and Hartford
2004 Evolution of Utopia, Mbantua Gallery Cultural Museum, Alice Springs
2005 Evolution of Utopia, Mbantua Gallery Cultural Museum, Alice Springs
2005 Yam Dreaming - Atnwelarre, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs, NT
2006 Evolution of Utopia, Mbantua Gallery Cultural Museum, Alice Springs