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Artist: Matthew Mpetyane
Skin name: Mpetyane (also spelled Mbitjana)
Language group: Anmatyerre
Country: Ahalpere
Region: Utopia, Central Australia
Born: 1961

Matthew is eldest son of Kathleen Ngale and Motorbike Paddy, and brother of Janie and Elizabeth Mpetyane. He paints very little, and has kept a low profile living in his community in Utopia in Central Australia.

His style in these paintings reflects the same superimposed dot work that his mother Kathleen and Aunty Polly Ngale use to depict the Conkerberry Dreaming.

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