Artist Profile

Janet Golder Kngwarreye
Born :1973
Location :Utopia, Northern Territory
Tribe :Anmatyerre
Language :Anmatyerre


Janet Golder Kngwarreye

Janet Golder Kngwarreye was born in 1973 in Mulga Bore, Northern Territory. She is the daughter of Margaret Golder and Sammy Pitjara and grand-daughter of Old Henry Pitjara and Angelina Ngale. Janet's other Grandfather is renowned artist Kudditji Kngwarreye. The very famous Emily Kame Kngwarreye is her great aunt.

Janet Golder is married to Ronnie Jangala Bird, whose father is the renowned artist Lindsay Bird and mother Ada Bird Petyarre (deceased).

She is a talented artist, taught by her extended family of well known artists. Janet is custodian of a number of dreamings, predominantly Bush Medicine and ceremonial body paint and Mountain Devil Lizard. Her works depict Atnwelarre and Kame, Awelye (Women's Ceremonial Body Paint), Jerma Seed, Bush Yam or Yam Leaf.



                                                       Janet Golder Kngwarreye


You are welcome to visit the art gallery to view Janet Golder Kngwarreye and other aboriginal artists artwork on Linen/Canvas, Coolamon, Didgeridoo, Boomerang and Pottery at: KARLANGU ABORIGINAL ART CENTRE, 47 York Street. Sydney 2000, New South Wales, Australia

Artworks by this artist

Bush Yam
Art No:JG-182
Size:83 X 199

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