Janet Golder Kngwarreye
- Skin Name: Kngwarreye
- Language: Anmatyerre
- Region: Utopia, Central Australia
- Dreaming: Awelye & Bush Medicine
Janet Golder Kngwarreye was born in November 1973 and is the daughter of Margaret Golder and Sammy Pitjara.
Janet is an Anmatyerre woman from the Utopia region in Central Australia.
She grew up at Mulga Bore in the Utopia region surrounded by her family and kin.
Utopia is renowned for its development and nurturing of extremely talented Aboriginal artists including, Emily Kame Kngwarreye.
Janet’s grandfather is Old Henry Pitjara and her grandmothers include Angelina Ngale and Polly Ngale, both of whom are notable artists. Her uncle is Greeny Purvis Petyarre (who sadly passed away in 2010), another well known, talented and collectable artist.
Janet began painting in 1997 and was taught the skills of art depiction by her family.
She is married to fellow artist Ronnie Bird Jungala who is the grandson of famous Petyarre Sister, Ada Bird Petyarre (who sadly passed away in 2010).
Together Janet and Ronnie have four children.
Janet Golder “My Country”
You can order a Commissioned piece of Art by Janet, of her designs in the size that suits your needs. Allow up to three months