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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

    90cm 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.

    • This painting comes unstretched and rolled in a tube. See our Custom Stretching page for stretching options.
    • Size of painting: Approx 90cm x 90cm
    • Border: Approx 6cm strip of black canvas border; enough required for wrapping around a 2cm or 3cm deep stretcher frame which is the popular choice for framing Aboriginal art.
    • Material: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    • This painting comes with a Certificate of Authenticity

    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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    This painting is shipped unstretched and rolled in a tube, with free delivery worldwide.

    We want everyone to be able to enjoy Australian Aboriginal art and so we absorb the cost of shipping both domestically and internationally 🖤

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    We ship all of our domestic orders via Australia Post Express (or courier for larger paintings) which usually takes between 1-3 business days for delivery. This includes tracking.

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    All of our international orders are shipped via Australia Post Air but during the current climate, we are sending orders over $800 via courier. Both options include tracking.

    Delivery times vary depending on the destination and you may use this Australia Post link to estimate your delivery time. The dispatch post code is 3081. 

    Have your new painting arrive ready to hang (Australian deliveries). We work with a framer to get your artwork stretched and delivered ready to hang so you don't have to worry about anything. 

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    Aboriginal art timber stretcher frame

    Catalogue: UL018403
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