Skin Name: Kngwarreye
Region: Utopia, Northern Territory
Janet was born on 15th November 1973 at Mulga Bore. Her country is Anmatyerre. Janet is a member of the Kngwarreye family, whose most noted family member is the late and celebrated artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye.
She is the daughter of Margaret Golder and Sammy Pitjara and grand-daughter of Old Henry Pitjara, Angelina Ngale and Polly Ngale. Originally from Boundary Bore (Atneltye), she now lives in Alice Springs but regularly travels back to her country. She is married to Ronnie Bird, whose mother is renowned artist Ada Bird, and they have 4 children, Rochelle, Renady, Katrina and Troytan.
A talented artist in her own right, Janet has produced some wonderful works including ceremonial body paint, bush tucker and magnificent Bush Medicine Plant Dreaming.
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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