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Connie Petyarre

Connie Petyarre paintings


About Connie Petyarre

Connie was born and raised in the heartland of Alyawarr country approximately 200 kilometers northeast of Alice Springs. 

Connie first put paint to canvas in late 2003. Connie explains that she has three stories; Honey Ant which is associated with Ngkwarlerlanem country, and Honey Grevillea and an Acacia plant from Arnkawenyerr country.

Connie’s style usually comprises of intricate fine dots in traditional ochre colours when describing the Honey Ant story or in the past, bold iconography when painting the Honey Grevillea and Acacia.