Melinda Petyarre Corbett


Born: 1984

Language Group: Alyawarre

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

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Subjects: Women Collecting Bush Foods

Melinda comes from the Stirling area but now lives at Arnkawenyerre in the Utopia Region with her husband's family. She began painting for Mbantua Gallery in 2005. Melinda gets all of her Dreamtime stories from her father's country. Melinda paints women collecting bushfoods (Anaty (bush yam), bush tomato, bush banana etc) found out in the bush.


2004 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibition: Knoxville, Tennessee