Language Group: Anmatyerre
Country: Alhalkere , Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Subjects: Atnwelarre (Pencil Yam), Country
Delvine started painting for Mbantua Gallery in November 2001 and predominantly paints the dreamtime story of the Atnwelarre (Pencil Yam). The dreamtime of the Atnwelarre was passed down to her from her father's country, Alhalkere and although this is the only Dreaming that she actually paints. Delvine also owns other Dreamtime stories belonging to Alhalkere country.
Delvine's paintings incorporate beautiful colours and brushwork inspired by her two older sisters, renowned artists Anna Price and Joy Petyarre. Delvine grew up in Utopia, and currently lives in Alice Springs with her daughter and sisters.
Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs
|2004||Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: Nashville, Tennessee|
This painting is a beautiful representation of Delvine's country. Delvine has painted dots which are hills and rivers that continually divide and come together throughout her country.