Nancy Kunoth Petyarre
1938 - 2009
Nancy Petyarre and her family are undoubtedly the most renowned and prolific family of indigenous Australian artists. Their homeland 'Utopia' lies 170 miles north east of Alice Springs.
Nancy is best known for her depiction of the Mountain Devil Dreaming, sacred native lizard but also her carvings and has exhibited in private and public exhibitions nationally and internationally.
SELECTED COLLECTIONS :
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
National Gallery of New South Wales, Australia,
Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, Australia.
The Robert Holmes a Court Collection, Western Australia.