Janet Tjitayi

Tjanpi Desert Weavers

$495

Minyma (woman) 

Tjanpi (wild harvested grass) with orange and green wool, and natural raffia

L45cm x W30cm x H57cm

Janet belongs to a large family of strong women who are important voices in their community of Pukatja, and supports of their local church and teaching aids at the primary school. Janet has several Tjanpi weavers among her family, and from these women she learned weaving skill herself. Janet says she likes to make baskets and is just starting to learn woven sculpture. Janet also paints and makes ceramics for Ernabella Arts, and makes Punu.