Violet Petyarre is active/lives in Australia. Violet Petyarre is known for aboriginal art, geometric design.
Biography Violet Petyarre
Violet Petyarre is sister to artists Kathleen, Gloria, Ada Bird, Nancy, Myrtle and Jean Petyarre. Like the majority of her sisters, she was involved in the batik movement that established the women artists of Utopia.
Her work is represented in the Holmes á Court collection.
Violet usually paints the Mountain Devil Lizard (from her father’s country), using strong linear patterns and colours.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The Holmes á Court Collection, Perth
Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs
The Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica USA
Solo Exhibitions2003 ‘Violet’, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs
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