Joy Petyarre

Born:                     c.1975

Region:                 Central Desert 

Community:          Utopia 

Outstation:            Alhalkere

Language:             Anmatyerre 

Social Affiliation: Petyarre subsection



Medium: Acrylic paint on canvas, batik on silk, 


Subjects: bush flowers, pencil yam, snake vine, emu, geckos, centipede, scorpion



  • Brody, A., 1989, Utopia Women’s Paintings: the First Works on Canvas, A Summer Project, 1988-89, exhib. cat., Heytesbury Holdings, Perth. (C) ;
  • Brody, A., 1990, Utopia: a Picture Story, 88 Silk Batiks from the Robert Holmes a Court Collection, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd, Perth. (C) ; 
  • Cochrane, G., 1992, The Crafts Movement in Australia: a History, New South Wales University Press, Kensington, New South Wales. (C)