Betty Mbitjana Painting

Betty Mbitjana is the daughter of renowned artist Minne Pwerle and sister of artist Barbara Weir.

Betty Mpetyane continues the tradition of Awelye Body Paint Designs that was closely identified with her mother, the great Utopia artist Minnie Pwerle. Minnie Pwerle’s ancestral Dreamings were “Awelye – Atnwengerrp” and “Bush Melon”, both of which are painted by Betty Mpetyane. The lbold linear pattern of stripes and curves throughout these paintings represent the women’s ceremonial body paint design.

41cm h x 40 cm w

Stretched  canvas