🔥 SUPER SALE ON NOW🔥
Free & Fast Shipping. Tel: 1300 304 155
You have %itemCount% in your cart.
Total being %total%
Products are usually delivered in 3-7 days.
Stunning and original Bessie Pitjara Painting! This painting utilises a striking palette of the native bush plum in Bessie’s country in a traditional but contemporary palette. This painting will add class and life to your living room, bedroom, or home office. Bessie’s biography is detailed below.
Details of Painting:
Please note that the paintings' colours vary in different lighting and the pictures displayed are photos of the painting (i.e. pictures taken inside vs. outside in the sun).
About Bessie Pitjara
Bessie Pitjara, a highly regarded Australian Aboriginal artist, was born in the early 1940s in the Utopia region of Central Australia. She belonged to the Anmatyerre language group, and her ancestral connections played a significant role in shaping her artistic journey. Growing up in a close-knit community, Bessie developed a deep connection to her country and its rich cultural heritage. She was immersed in the traditional ways of her people, participating in ceremonies and learning ancestral stories. These early experiences instilled in her a profound appreciation for the natural beauty of the land, which would later become a central theme in her artwork.Bessie began her artistic career in the late 1970s, during a period of artistic revival in the Utopia region. She drew inspiration from the Dreamtime stories passed down through generations, translating them onto canvas using her unique artistic style. Bessie's paintings were characterized by intricate dot work and vibrant colors, capturing the essence of the Australian outback.
Her artworks often depicted the natural elements of her country, including bush tucker (traditional food sources), native animals, and the diverse flora found in the arid landscape. The Bush Plum is a common style that Bessie draws on in her artworks, Bessie's skillful use of colour and intricate patterns created a sense of movement and energy, reflecting her deep connection to the land and its spiritual significance.As her career progressed, Bessie Pitjara's artwork gained recognition both nationally and internationally. Her pieces were exhibited in galleries and art institutions across Australia and featured in renowned exhibitions worldwide. Bessie's work resonated with audiences, offering a glimpse into the rich cultural traditions of Indigenous Australians and fostering a greater understanding of Aboriginal art.
To speak with one of our friendly staff leave a message via our online chat or email us at email@example.com.
Decorate Me believes in the ethical sourcing of Aboriginal Art and pays respect to the first peoples of Australia.
Decorate Me acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Australia. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
Copyright © 2021 Decorate Me. All rights reserved.