Language:  Anmatyarre
Region:   Utopia
Date of Birth: c1940

Content: Evelyn was born with the bush yam as her totem. This was an important source of food for the Anmatyarre people. Evelyn’s paintings depict the root system and the edible tubers of the bush yam plant.

Selected Collections:

  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth

Evelyn won the 2005 Telstra (NTTSIA) Art Award for one of her paintings depicting the Bush (pencil) Yam.

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