Yam Seeds by Anna Pitjara

Yam Seeds by Anna Pitjara
Yam Seeds by Anna Pitjara
Yam Seeds by Anna Pitjara
Yam Seeds by...

$699.00

  • Title:  Yam Seeds
  • Canvas Size: 105cm x 94cm
  • Painting Size: 95cm x 83cm
  • Medium:  Acrylic on Canvas

This beautiful artwork depicts seeds of the bush yam plant.  These plants were a major food source for Aboriginal people of Utopia.

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SKU: P14-22
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Description

About the artist:

  • Name: Anna Pitjara (Petyarre)
  • Region: Utopia (N.T.)
  • Language group: Anmatyerre
  • Year Born: 1965

Anna was born in Utopia and taught to paint under the direction of Gloria Petyarre. She commenced painting in the early 1980s with acrylic paints on canvas. In many ways she is one of the very talented and different so more collected artists from utopia recently. Her recent works display a technique of intricate dot work, with small  blocks of colour.

 

Selected Exhibitions:

  • 1996     Utopia Dreaming Soho Gallery Sydney
  • 1997     Dacou Gallery Adelaide
  • 1997     Sutton Gallery Melbourne
  • 1998     Quadrivium Gallery Sydney
  • 1998    15th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Awards Darwin
  • 1999     Tandanya Adelaide
  • 1999     BMG Art Adelaide
  • 2000     Tandanya Adelaide
  • 2000     Dacou Mary Place Gallery Sydney
  • 2001     Australian Exhibition Centre Chicago
  • 2001     Japingka Gallery Perth
  • 2001     Raintree Aboriginal Art Gallery Darwin
  • 2002     Galerie Le Temps du Reve, France
  • 2002     Hogarth Galleries Sydney
  • 2002     Glen Eira City Gallery Melbourne

 

Collections:

  • Art Bank, Sydney
  • Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
  • Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
  • Anthropology Art Museum, Perth
  • Museum & Art Gallery Northern Territory, Darwin
  • Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
  • Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
  • Homes a Court Collection, Perth
  • The Kerry Stokes Collection