Matthew Mpetyane

Matthew Mpetyane

Matthew Mpetyane

Born: c. 1960

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Ahalpere, Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Subjects: Ahakeye (Bush Plum) Dreaming, Goanna Dreaming, Bush Berry, Possums

Matthew's paintings represent the Dreamtime story of Ahakeye (Bush Plum) which is found in the desert. Matthew is the son of renowned artist, Kathleen Ngale and Motorbike Paddy who also paints the Ahakeye. Matthew's sister, Elizabeth Mpetyane is also a painter. During 2000 Matthew commenced painting for Mbantua Gallery.
Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions