Jessie Pitjara Hunter

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Jessie Pitjara Hunter

Jessie Pitjara Hunter

Jessie Pitjara Hunter Biography

Jessie was born in 1957 at MacDonald Downs and is a Wurundjeri Senior Elder. She was a batik artist at Utopia in the 1980s and is represented in the book 'Utopia - A Picture Story'. Haling from an artistic family, her siblings Sandy, Susie and Annie are also practicing artists and her mother Molly Pula is sister to artist Minnie Pwerle.

Like her sisters, Jessie's main dreamings are Awely (womems' body paint), Arawerre country, & sugar bag body design.

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Jessie Pitjara Hunter Resumé

1997 The Milky Way Dreaming, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London UK (reviewed: Culture & Cosmos, Volume 4 Number 1)
1985 Second National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin NT
1989 A Myriad of Dreaming: Twentieth Century Aboriginal Art, Westpac Gallery, Melbourne VIC
1988-89 Utopia Women's Paintings, the First Works on Canvas, A Summer Project, S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney NSW
1990 Utopia - A Picture Story, an exhibition of 88 works on silk from the Holmes a Court Collection by Utopia artists which toured Eire and Scotland
2005 Black Ink: Indigenous Prints from the Queensland Art Gallery Collection, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane QLD
2007 A Brush with Art, Eastern Desert Art Songs, Prairie Hotel, Parachilna

Batik: The Robert Holmes a Court Collection, WA
Queensland Art Gallery, QLD
Aboriginal Art Museum, The Netherlands
The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra ACT

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