Minnie Pwerle was born circa 1910 and died 18th March 2006, her country is Atnwengerrp and her language is Anmatyerre and Alyawarr.
Minnie Pwerle“’s emergence and dominance in the world of mainstream art has been compared to the legendary Emily Kame Kngwarreye, who like Minnie, began her painting career in her mid seventies and continued to paint with an energy that belied her age. Minnie Pwerle also possessed incredible energy, and this was often reflected in her depiction of “Awelye Atnwengerrp” dreamings. These works were created in a linear style sometimes loose and free flowing or tight and clustered or a combination of both. Either way, Minnie Pwerle“’s ability to capture her long love of the land was always true.
Minnie Pwerle exhibited her works extensively throughout Australia and the world with great success. She is regarded as one of Utopia“’s foremost artists, with her paintings in continual and constant demand from galleries and private collectors.