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Anna Price Petyarre


Born: ca 1965

Area: Utopia, Central Australia

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Anna is the daughter of the late Glory Ngarla and the niece of the late Emily Kame Kngwarreye, both famous aboriginal artists. Anna was taught to paint under the guidance of another well respected artist Gloria Petyarre.

Anna started painting in early 1980's and became a very popular artist. She traditionally depicts subject such as Yam Seeds, Yam Flowers, Body Paint Designs and Women's Ceremonies.

She now resides at Mulga Bore, Utopia.


Selected Exhibitions:

2002 Glen Eira City Gallery, Melbourne

2002 Hogarth Galleries, Sydney

2002 Gallery Le Temps du Reve, France

2001 Raintree Aboriginal Art Gallery, Darwin

2001 Japingka Gallery, Perth

2001 Women's Business, Australian Exhibition Centre, Chicago, U.S.A.

2000 Dacou (in association with AMP), Mary Place Gallery, Sydney

2000 Tandanya, Adelaide

1999 BMG Art, Adelaide

1999 Tandanya, Adelaide

1998 Selected entrant for the 15th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Awards, Darwin

1998 Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney

1997 Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

1997 Dacou Gallery, Adelaide

1996 Utopia Dreaming, Soho Gallery, Sydney


Selected Collections:

Art Bank, Sydney

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Adelaide

Power House Museium, Sydney

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

The Kerry Stokes Collection

The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth

Anthropology Art Museum, Perth

many private and corporate collections in U.S.A., Singapore, Ireland, India, Denmark, France, Germany and U.K.

Available paintings

Kame - Pencil Yam Seed Yam Root Dreaming Yam Root Dreaming