Annie Hunter Petyarre ‘PG30134’

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Dreaming: Awelye (Womens ceremony) for Sugarbag (Native Honey)

Size: 60cm x 60cm

Year: 2023

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Annie Pitjara Hunter (also known as Petyarre) Hunter, sister to artists Susan, Jessie and Sandy Pitjara Hunter is becoming well known for the fine execution of her interpretation of Women’s Business. Like her sisters Annie is concerned with Awelye (Body Paint) and all it symbolises during the deeply spiritual women’s ceremonies. Annie also paints Bush Tucker and Bush Plum (Arnwekety) which is her dreaming. Born on MacDonald Downs in 1964 to Johnny Ngwarrai Hunter and Molly Bula Hunter, Annie now lives at Irrultja, Utopia with her sisters.

Artwork Information

This piece was painted in 2023 and is 60cm x 60cm in size.

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Annie’s painting represents Awelye (Women’s Ceremony and Body Paint Designs) for Sugarbag. Sugarbag is bush honey of Australian native bees. Bush honey can be found in the trees in her country.

In her paintings Annie depicts women’s ceremonial sites or dreaming places where women are gathered.

The land and women are painted as if seen from an aerial perspective. The women’s bodies are decorated with natural ochres of red, white and yellow.


All the artwork provided is done on with highest quality linen canvas, acrylic paints, oils and brushes ensuring the longevity of each piece of work.

Additional information

Weight 0.7 kg
Dimensions 60 × 60 cm