Josie Petrick Kemarre was born at Santa Teresa Mission, c.1953. and by the time she had begun painting in 1990 she was living in the Eastern Desert region surrounding Utopia.

Based on the native plants of her homeland and her favorite bush tucker species at various stages of their growth, her paintings intimately associated with Women“’s Awelye (ceremony/dancing) and Women“’s Dreamings are rendered in two quite distinctively different styles. Read more about Josie Petrick Kemarre at our Top 200 Australian Artists profile page