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    Our vibrant and dynamic artists are from the Utopia region; a large remote area of Central Australia which, until recently, had no government funded art centre. As a result of their pioneering efforts, they have one of the strongest and richest art histories.

  • Desert Yam by Jeannie Mills Pwerle

    180cm x 90cm

    Anaty are desert yams which were once an important food source for Jeannie's people in Utopia, Central Australia. Today Jeannie still loves to go out and dig for them. 

    The linear work in this painting represents the yam and flower, and the dots represent the yam seed.


    Artist: Jeannie Mills Pwerle 
    Skin name: Pwerle (also spelled Apwerl, Pwerl, Pula) 
    Language group: Alyawarr
    Country: Atwengerrp and Irrwelty
    Area: Utopia Region, Central Australia
    Born: 1965 

    Jeannie is an Australian artist known for her beautiful depictions of the Desert Yam. She is also a 58 year old, a natural born leader, community provider, daughter of a ngangker (a bush doctor or healer), niece of an elder, a sister, a foster parent and a fur baby mumma.

    She's also now a ngangker herself, and always has a supply of bush medicine made and ready for those who come to her for help.⠀⠀

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    Catalogue: UL018496
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