Collection: Bethany Nelson

Artist: Bethany Nelson
Region: Utopia, Northern Territory
Language: Anmatyerre

Bethany is the daughter-in-law of the very renowned artist Jeannie Petyarre (deceased), she learned how to paint from the very best, she creates stunning art; she has developed into a very talented artist who paints several dreams with Bush Medicine Leaves & Bush Yam being two of the more prominent dreaming. Bethany is married to Jeannie’s son, Dempsey Pula, who is also an artist.

Her work depicts vibrant, fresh colours and designs. Bush Medicine’ relates to the process of mixing various fruits and plants with animal fat to create bush medicine.