Nancy Petyarre

Nancy Petyarre was born at Atnarare (Soakage Bore) in 1938.
She is the sister of the well known Gloria Petyarre, Kathleen Petyarre, Ada Bird, Violet Petyarre, Myrtle Petyarre and Jeannie Petyarre.
She commenced painting in the late 1980’s.
Nancy uses small intricate dots alongside broad areas of bold colors.
Selected exhibitions:
1988 Aboriginal “Dot” Painting, Melbourne;
1992 Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs;
1995 Dacou Gallery, Adelaide;
1996 “Outback” Aboriginal Art, 1998, 2000, 2002 Chapel off Chapel Gallery, Melbourne;
1996 Soho Gallery, Sydney; 1996 Hogarth Galleries, Sydney;
1997 Art Gallery of South Australia;
1997, 1999 Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne;
1997,1998,1999 Sutton Gallery, Melbourne;
1997 Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney;
1997,1998, Fireworks Gallery Brisbane;
1998 Artexpo New York, U.S.A.;
1999 Tandanya, Adelaide;
1999 North Shore Fine Art, Sydney