Tenallie Mills Petyarre

Tenallie Mills Petyarre

Tenallie Mills Petyarre

Born: 1998

Language Group: Alyawarre

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

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Subjects: Anaty (Desert Yam)

Tenallie started painting for Mbantua Gallery in December 2018. Her paintings represent the Anaty (desert yam or bush potato), which she enjoys collecting in her homeland. The dreamtime story comes from her grandfather's country.
Tenallie is daughter to Natalie Mills Pwerle who has the same story, Anaty Dreaming. Tenallie's grandmother is Josepha Petrick who is a well-known artist and has been painting for a long time. Tenallie married Trinity Bird in 2013.