Anna Price Petyarre

To be Auctioned on July 25th 12 Noon

Tribe: Anmatyerre
Area: Central & Western Desert
Born: c. 1965

Anna Price Petyarre was born c. 1965 and presently resides in Mulga Bore, an outstation in Utopia, NT. Anna’s paintings are a reflection of the ‘dreamings’ from her grandfather’s and father’s country, the Boundary Bore region. Anna Price Petyarre's paintings depict the Yam root system, which is a vital source of bush tucker for communities in the central desert. Anna also paints women’s body painting stories and women’s ceremonial stories. Knowledge of these stories have been acquired through engaging in sacred ceremonies and maintaining the traditional lifestyle of an ‘Anmatyerre’ woman.

Collections

The Museum & Art Galleries of the N.T, Darwin
The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The National Gallery of Victoria
The Art Gallery of NSW
The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
The South Australian Museum, Adelaide
The WA Museum, Perth
The Kerry Stokes Collection
Anthropology Art Museum, Perth
Artbank, Sydney
Holmes a’ Court Gallery Collection, Perth

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