#KB86 Honey Ant Dreaming
Janet Forrester, Luritja / Arrente
Area: Central & Western Desert / Ernabella.
Acrylic on canvas dot painting
23" x 23"

Janet Forrester dot painting Honey ants store sucrose in their abdomens which make them an important source of sweetness and nutrition for Aborigines in the desert.

Janet was born in 1936. She started painting in 1980. Her husband passed in 2003. She has since devoted most her time ceremonial and family matters.

Janet paints Dreamings of the Ernabella and Maryvale regions, stories inherited from her mother and grandmother. Her major Dreamings include Snakes, Honey Ants, Sugarbag, Bush Banana, Milky Way,
Witchetty Grub and Goanna Stories.

Acquired in 2001 in Adelaide, Australia
from Adella Gallery

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