GLORIA TAMERRE PETYARRE

Gloria Tamerre Petyarre-also known as Gloria Pitjara was born in 1942 in Utopia, NorthernTerritory, Australia. She is an Australian Aboriginalartistfrom theAnmatyerrecommunity, just north of Alice Springs. She is indigenous to Australia, and is an aboriginal artist known for her work called “Bush Medicine”. She started as an artist in the Women’s Batik Group in 1977 which was launched by the CAAMA (Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association. She continues her artwork through her paintings, while also working with her sister; Kathleen Petyarre.

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