Betty Mbitjana Painting Titled : My Mothers Dreaming
Artist: Betty Mbitjana
Betty Mbitjana is the daughter of renowned artist Minne Pwerle and sister of artist Barbara Weir.
Titled: My Mothers Dreaming
Region of Origin: Australia
Style: Desert Art
Medium: Acrylic on triple primed linen
Daughter of Minnie Pwerle.
Aboriginal Art Region: Utopia, NT.
Height (Inches) : 105cm x 45cm
SIZE: 105cm x 45cm
PAINTED; Acrylic on triple primed linen, 2019
Betty Mbitjana’s Country is Atnwengerrp, approximately 250km North East of Alice Springs in the Utopia region. Betty speaks the Anmatyerre and Alyawarr languages. Betty has always lived a traditional lifestyle, spending her early years collecting bush foods and living off the land. She comes from a large family of seven children including Eileen, June, Dora, Raymond and Barbara. Her sister Barbara Weir is a well known artist, and her mother Minnie Pwerle who is also well known for her colourful interpretations of womens cermonial body painting.
“My Mothers Dreaming”
Betty Mbitjana was taught to paint by her mother, who sadly past away in 2005, and now Betty herself paints her story and calls it “My Mother’s Dreaming”, My Mothers Country.