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SP9414

Sugarbag (Native Honey)

Medium
Acrylic on Canvas
Size
30 x 30cm
Year Painted
2022
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SP9414

Sugarbag (Native Honey)

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Artist Profile

Susan Hunter Petyarre Born: 1969 Language Group: Alyawarre Country: Arawerre …

Artist Profile

Susan Hunter Petyarre

Born: 1969

Language Group: Alyawarre

Country: Arawerre (Soapy Bore), Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen, Batik on Silk

Subjects: Sugar Bag (Native Honey), Awelye (Women's Ceremony and Body Paint Designs), Women's Stories

Susan was involved in the Utopia Women's Batik. Her work is represented in 'A Picture Story', a project initiated by CAAMA in the late 80's. She also began painting on canvas in the late 80's and has been involved in many group exhibitions including the Robert Holmes à Court touring exhibition of silk batiks.

From a family of artists, Susan's mother, Molly Pwerle; her older sisters, Annie and Jessie; and also her older brother, Sandy Hunter, are all renowned artists. All have a refined style, often their whole painting will consist of patterns of individual fine dots, reflecting their story and Arawerre country. They also paint stories associated with Atnwengerrp and Irrweltye their mother's country.

Collections

Mbantua Gallery Collection, Alice Springs, NT

The Holmes à Court Collection, Perth, WA

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Artist Name, Artwork Size, Medium, Year Painted,

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Artist Name:
Susan Hunter Petyarre
Artwork Size:
30 x 30cm
Medium:
Acrylic on Canvas
Year Painted:
2022
Title:
Sugarbag (Native Honey)
Free Shipping Worldwide!:
This painting on canvas will be shipped in a cylinder to you free of charge, worldwide! An option to have this painting 'stretched' onto a wooden frame may be available. If selected, further charges will apply and will be calculated at checkout.

Description

Susan's painting represents Sugarbag. Sugarbag is bush honey of Australian native bees. Susan finds bush honey in the trees in her country, the Utopia region. The honey is very sweet. Susan paints the flowers, leaves and seeds (dot work) of the tree.

Located at
Mbantua Alice Gallery

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