Dolly Petyarre Mills

Australian Aboriginal Artists Dolly Petyarre Mills

Dolly Petyarre Mills was born at Boundary Bore Outstation, circa 1948. Dolly Petyarre comes from a large family of established and emerging artists. Dolly sister Gloria Petyarre and brother Greeny Purvis (dcd) are both internationally recognised artists.

Like many artists from the area, Dolly participated in the “Utopia A Picture Story-88 silk batiks” which is now placed in the Robert Holmes a Court Collection. Dolly Petyarre Mills generally paints stories from her country (Alhalkere) and “Yam Dreaming”, which is an important food source for her people.