Australian Aboriginal Art-Painting By Violet Petyarre
120 x 78cm - BUSH YAM - Violet Petyarre - EXCELLENT
Measures 120 x 78cm Cat No : Caa16846
PETYARRE SISTER : PERFECT
Violet Petyarre was born c1946, at Atnagkere Soakage - Utopia.
This painting represents a body paint design which is associated to ceremonies.
It is acrylic on canvas.
This piece has been signed by Violet and offered with the painting is a
Certificate Of Authenticity,
3 photo’s of Violet signing the painting,
a photo of Violet holding this piece and
an information sheet on Utopia.
Violet first began her career with the makings of silk batik in 1977 along with her sisters Kathleen, Gloria, Myrtle and Nancy. Since then she has established herself as one of the best artists who has emerged from Utopia.
Violet belongs to the Petyarre family which has a long tradition of creating some of the most sought after works of contemporary Aboriginal art.Selected exhibitions:
1989 SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney;
1989 Coventry Gallery, Sydney;
1989 Orange Regional Gallery;
1989 Tandanya, Adelaide;
1990 Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland;
1990 James Ford Bell Museum, University of Minnesota, USA;
1996 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide;
1996 Gallerie Australis, Adelaide;
1997 Songlines Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands;
1997 "Dreampower", Adelaide;
2003 Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne;
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide;
Holmes a Court, Perth;
Kelton Foundation, Los Angeles, USA.
Dictionary of biographies by Janusz B. Kreczmanski and Margo Birnberg