Born: 15th November 1973 Language Group: Anmatyerre
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Janet is the daughter of Margaret Golder and Sammy Pitjara. Her grandfather is Old Henry Pitjara and renowned artists Angelina Ngale and Polly Ngale are her Grandmothers. Famed artist Greeny Purvis is Janet’s uncle.
Janet is married to Ronnie Bird, son of artists, Paddy and Eileen Bird. Together they have four children, Rochelle, Renedy, Katrina and Troyton. Janet would have been taught to paint by her family and has been painting since 1997. Her painting style is even, fine dot work, creating linear patterns and the major subject she paints is Awelye (ceremonial body paint design). Janet is also able to paint other stories including Mountain Devil Lizard and Emy.
Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs
2002 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: New City Merchants, Knoxville, TN; Art and Soul Gallery, Nashville, TN; 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, OR; Urban Wine Works, Portland, OR; Mary's Woods, Portland, OR, USA
2003 Mbantua Gallery USA exhibitions: New City Merchants, Knoxville, TN; Art and Soul Gallery, Nashville, TN; 'The Cove Gallery' Portland, OR; Mary's Woods, Portland, OR, USA
2004 Aug-Sep - Mbantua Gallery USA exhibition; Knoxville, Tennessee