Rosemary Bird Mpetyane

Rosemary Bird Mpetyane

Rosemary Bird Mpetyane

Born: 1977

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Ilkawerne (El-go-an-na), Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects: Alpar (Rat-Tail Plant) Story, Awelye (Women's Ceremony), Ntang Artety (Mulga Seed) Dreaming, Ahakeye (Bush Plum) Dreaming, Awelye (Women's Ceremony) for Alpar (Rat-Tail Plant), Awelye (Women's Ceremony) for Alpar (Rat-Tail Plant) and Ahakeye (Bush Plum)

Rosemary is the daughter of artists Paddy Bird (deceased) and Eileen Bird. Her grandmother is the late Ada Bird Petyarre, a highly respected senior artist from Utopia. Rosemary is married to Clifford Tilmouth and they have two children. They live with their large extended family in the Utopia region.
With the other women, Rosemary is taught the stories, songs and dances associated with her country, Ilkawerne. Rosemary will continue to develop her style with experience.
Mbantua Gallery Collection, Alice Springs, NT
Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions