Artist: Annie Pitjara Hunter

Artist Profile

Artist: Annie Pitjara Hunter
Born : circa.1972.
Skin Name: Pitjara (Petyarre)
Region: Irrultja, Utopia
Dreaming: Awely (Women's Business), Bush Tucker, Bush Plum (Arnwekety)

Annie Pitjara Hunter, sister to artists Susan, Jessie and Sandy. Pitjara Hunter is becoming better known for her interpretation of Women's Business.

Like her sisters Annie is concerned with Awely and all it symbolises during the deeply spiritual women's ceremonies.

Aborigina Art Collections:

  • The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth

Annie Pitjara Hunter has been collected since the beginning of the Utopia Art movement when batik was first introduced to the women in 1977. Her batik was selected for Utopia- A Picture Story an exhibition from the Holmes a Court Collection which toured extensively nationally and overseas.

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