Artist: Gloria Petyarre
Size : 140 X 95 cm
BORN: Utopia, Northern Territory
Story : Gloria Petyarre is a multi-award winning artist and a highly collectible one. Her involvement in the founding projects of the Utopian Art Movement and her status in the group have given her a place in Australian Art History Apart from winning the AGNSW Wynne Prize in 1999, Gloria went on to be a finalist four more times. The most prestigious Indigenous art competition in this country the ‘Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award’ has featured her artworks on many occasions.
Her works are widely collected and commonly held in the finest Aboriginal Art Collections and Museums worldwide. Her different styles of painting consists of the Thorny Mountain Devil Lizard Dreaming, Yam Dreaming, Bush Medicine leaf , Grass Seed and Body Paint Dreaming
Gloria is arguably the most famous and significant of all female Australian Aboriginal Artists living and working today. She is internationally acclaimed for her ‘Bush Medicine Leaf’ paintings