Born: c. 1940 (died 3rd of May 2010)
Skin Name: Petyarre
Region: Utopia, Northern Territory
Language: Eastern Anmatyerre
Subjects and Themes (Dreaming): Yam Seed, Plum
The Aboriginal artist Greeny Purvis Petyarre was born c.1940 at Boundary Bore in the region of Utopia and is the oldest nephew of the late Emily Kame Kngwarreye and a highly respected tribal elder. On the 3rd May 2010 the artist passed away.