Freda Price Petyarre is a young woman who is making her mark on the art world. Born in 1984 in Utopia, NT, she comes from one of the most famous painting families in Australia. Her mother is prominent senior Utopian artist Anna Price Petyarre. Encouraged by her mother and other family members, Freda is now producing excellent and consistent works.
Her style is similar to that of her mother Anna with intricate dot work telling the story of her country.
She is related by marriage to Emily Kame Kngwarreye (her grandfather was Michael Kngwarreye) and her Grandmother is the late Gloria (Glory) Ngale. Gloria was known for her eye for colour, a legacy of her Batik work, which she passed down to her daughters and granddaughters.
Freda and her husband have five children and continue to live in her homelands of Utopia, NT.