Anna Pitjara (Petyarre)

Born: 1965
Language: Anmatyerre
Region: Utopia, NT.
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Anna is daughter of the late Glory Ngarla and niece to the late Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Anna’s paintings have been exhibited extensively throughout Australia and she is a well-established young Utopian artist. Anna was taught to paint under the guidance of Gloria Petyarre.

Anna paints in a monochromatic palette depicting the sand hills, salt lakes and waterholes of her country from a topographic point of view. Anna is a much sought after artist and highly regarded due to her refined, meticulous and sophisticated painting style.