Born circa 1966 into the Alyawarr tribe, Susan Pitjara Hunter is the younger sister of artists Annie, Jessie and Sandy. Susan lives at the outstation of Ampilatwatja in the Utopia region 250kms north east of Alice Springs in the Eastern Desert.
Susan Pitjara Hunter is one of the most gifted artists of this region. She has always had a deep sense of belonging to her country and has remained steadfastly a bush woman.
Her meticulous execution of Women’s Business is rendered with extreme care and respect for her subject matter.
- National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
- National Gallery of Victoria
- Robert Holmes a Court Collection, Perth