Kaureen Bird was born in Alice Springs and is an Eastern Arrente lady. Kaureen is the daughter of renowned artist, Marie Ryder and the grand-daughter of watercolourist, Therese Ryder. Kaureen learnt to paint by watching her mother. Kaureen’s depictions are typically of the bush tuckers of her country and of women’s ceremonial dancing. Like her mother, Kaureen’s painting is very methodical and finely dotted.