Skin name: Petyarre (Pitjara)
Jeannie Petyarre (Pitjara) was born circa 1951 on the Boundary Bore Outstation of Utopia, Aboriginal Art Regions of Central Australia. Jeannie Petyarre is the sister to well known artists Greeny Purvis Petyarre, Evelyn Pultara, Rosemary Petyarre and Anna Price Petyarre. Jeannie Petyarre's cousin's are the famous sisters; Gloria Petyarre, Nancy Kunoth Petyarre, Myrtle Petyarre, Kathleen Petyarre, Violet Petyarre, Ada Bird Petyarre and Jean Petyarre.
In 1988, Jeannie Petyarre was part of the group who produced Batik work using desert design on silk and cotton. Jeannie was encouraged by her aunt, the famous Emily Kngwarreye, to continue to paint her family's Yam Dreaming.
• The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
• The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth.
• Mem Aziz Private Collection, Melbourne VICT
• 1989 Utopia Womens Paintings the first works on canvas
• 1990 A Picture Story exhibition of 88 works on silk from the Holmes a Court Collection by Utopian artists which toured Eire and Scotland
• 1993 Central Australian Aboriginal Art and Craft Exhibition, Araluen Centre, Alice Springs.
• 2005 Cicada Trading, Illayda, Istanbul, Turkey
• 2005 Cicada Trading, Milan, Italy
• 2006 Cicada Trading , Dubai, United Arab Emirates
• 2006 Cicada Trading, Annual Clear Lake Exhibition of Aboriginal Paintings, Houston, USA
• 2006 Cicada Trading, Paris, France
• 2006 Cicada Trading, Bahrain Art Society, the Kingdom of Bahrain
• 2006 Cicada Trading, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2006 redrock gallery, Group Exhbition, Relocation Exhibition,South Yarra, Aust
2007 June redrock gallery, Group Exhibition, Gallery Grand Opening Beijing, P.R China
2007 July redrock gallery, Group Exhibition China World Exhibition Centre, Beijing P.R China
2007 August redrock gallery, Group Exhibition, Grand Hyatt Hotel,Beijing, P.R China
2007 November redrock gallery, Group Exhibition, Internation Art Expo, Beijing, P.R China
2008 July redrock gallery,Beijing, 2nd Gallery Opening, Group Exhibition, Beijing, P.R China
2008 November redrock gallery, Beijing: A Women’s Exhibition Beijing, P.R China
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