Gloria Tamerre Petyarre
GLORIA PETYARRE - FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE FAMOUS UTOPIA WOMEN'S BATIK GROUP
During the late 1970s Gloria was a founding member of the Utopia Women’s batik Group. Her Aunty, the famous Emily Kame Kngwarreye, was there from the beginning and together niece and aunty played a most influential role as the art of Utopia began to form.
Gloria painted her first canvas for CAAMA’s “Summer Project” exhibition in 1988-9 and hence was amongst the very first painters in the ‘new way’...