Title: Wild Flowers
Artist: Jeannie Petyarre 1956-2022
Size: 90 x 60 cm + border Unframed
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
COA and pictures of the artist holding and signing her work will be provided.
Wildflower series is a celebration of the beauty and abundance of wildflowers in Her country of Atnwengerrp in Utopia.
Wildflower is inspired by the resurgence of new growth from recent heavy rains. It documents the regeneration of Indigenous wildflowers, which subsequently increases food sources for the community.
Wildflowers emphasizes the importance of natural re-growth, of renewal, rebirth and regeneration of the land. Underneath and incorporated into the foreground are Jeannie’s ceremonial body paint designs used in Awelye (women’s ceremony), acknowledging the importance of culture.
The painting depicts wild flowers, bush seeds, dreaming sites and other significant elements connected to Jeannie’s culture and country .