Jeannie Petyarre

  • Skin Name:Petyarre (Pitjara)
  • Language:Anmatyerre
  • Region:Utopia, Central Australia
  • Dreaming:Awelye, Bush Medicine & Pencil Yam

Artist has Passed Away


Out of respect for Aboriginal culture Central Art has removed the artist's photograph.


  • Brody, A. & Gooch, R. & Robert Holmes à Court Collection & CAAMA Shop (1990) ‘Utopia: a picture story : 88 silk batiks from the Robert Holmes à Court Collection’, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd. for the Robert Holmes à Court Collection, Perth, Western Australia.


  • National Gallery of Australia.
  • The Holmes a Court Collection.


  • 2010, “Tradition to Modernity”, Central Art, Alice Springs (touring Tasmania).
  • 2008, “A Women’s Exhibition”, Redrock Gallery, Beijing, China.
  • 2008, “2nd Grand Opoening”, Redrock Gallery, Beijing, China.
  • 2007, “Group Exhibition”, Redrock Gallery, International Art Expo, Beijing, China.
  • 2007, “Group Exhibition”, Redrock Gallery, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Beijing, China.
  • 2007, “Group Exhibition”, Redrock Gallery, China World Exhibition Centre, Beijing, China.
  • 2007, “Gallery Grand Opening Beijing”, Redrock Gallery, Beijing, China.
  • 2006, “Relocation Exhibition”, Redrock Gallery, South Yarra.
  • 2006, “Cicada Trading”, Adu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • 2006, “Cicada Trading”, Bahrain Art Society, The Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • 2006, “Cicada Trading”, Paris, France. 
  • 2006, “Cicada Trading – The Annual Clear Lake Exhibition of Aboriginal Paintings”, Houston, USA.
  • 2005, “Cicada Trading”, Milan, Italy.
  • 2005, “Cicada Trading”, Illayda, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 1993, “Central Australian Aboriginal Art and Craft Exhibition”, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs.
  • 1990, “A Picture Story Exhibition of 88 works on Silk from the Holmes a Court Collection”, (touring Eire & Scotland).
  • 1990, “Utopia Women’s Paintings: First Works on Canvas”
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