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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.

  • My Country by Delvine Petyarre | Stretched

    30cm x 30cm

    Country is more than just a place. For Delvine Petyarre, there is a deep physical, social and spiritual connection to her country; the land she identifies with through kinship system. Country provides all aspects of life. Delvine's country is Alhalkere which lies in the heart of Central Australia's Utopia region. The intricate strings of dots in this painting map Delvine's country and includes river beds, yam root systems, sandhills and travelling lines.


    • This painting comes pre-stretched and ready to hang.
    • Size of stretched painting: Approx 30cm x 30cm x 2cm deep
    • Material: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas / kiln-dried timber stretcher frame
    • This painting comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

    Delvine Petyarre portrait

    Delvine Petyarre is an independent artist from Alhalkere country in the Utopia region in Central Australia. Her technique involves using small applicator bottles to apply paint in intricate dot patterns that reflect topography of her country, such as dry river beds, tracks and communities.

    Delvine's country is just north of one of Australia's driest deserts, but there are many old soakages (waterholes) and river beds on her land. Traditional sources of food, such as bush yams, can be found abundantly if the season has brought plenty of rain.

    Born Patricia Petyarre in 1982 at Utopia Homestead, later changing her name professionally to Delvine, she was the youngest of six children to Michael Kngwarreye and Glory Ngale, an iconic artist of the 1990's. She grew up at Boundary Bore in Utopia, the oustation located on her homelands, where she attended Aniltji school. Her father, brother of Emily Kame Kngwarrye, passed away when she was just a young girl. Her oldest sister - whose work inspires her the most - is Anna Price Petyarre, a renowned artist today who travels Australia most days of the year for her work.

    Delvine's own work is sought after by gallerists wanting to add her fine dot skills and creative works to their exhibitions. At the age of 19, Delvine began painting for galleries and her work has been included in major exhibitions both in Australia and abroad. She has enjoyed travelling for her work in the past and would very much like to do so again in the future.

    Delvine Petyarre painting dots with applicator bottle

    This painting is pre-stretched and ready to hang, 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 🖤


    We will send this painting the same day of purchase if possible, otherwise the next business day.

    You will receive an email confirmation with tracking details after dispatch.

    Free Domestic Express

    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.

    Free International Air

    All of our international orders are shipped via Australia Post Air and includes 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. 

    Please note, with so many variations on imports and customs we need you as our wonderful customer to be aware of any applicable customs clearance or import taxes for your country that you may be required to pay (direct to them) 🙏

    Our stretcher frames are made of the highest quality, kiln-dried timber.

    Catalogue: SP0852-S
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    100% Original

    This painting is a genuine original creation, meticulously hand-painted by the artist using acrylics.


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