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About Elizabeth Mpetyane

Artist: Elizabeth Mpetyane
Skin name: Mpetyane (also spelled Mbitjana) 
Language group: Anmatyerre
Country: Ahalpere
Area: Utopia Region, Central Australia
Born: c. 1980

Elizabeth predominately paints the Dreamtime story of Anwekety (Conkerberry), and still participates in traditional ways of life and ceremonies to promote the Dreamtime of Anwekety. This story belongs to her country, Ahalpere. Elizabeth comes from a high pedigree of Utopia artists, with renowned artist Kathleen Ngale being her mother, and Angelina Ngale and Polly Ngale her Aunt's. 

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Desert Dots II exhibition | 13 April - 9 June 2017