#KB86 Honey Ant Dreaming
Janet Forrester, Luritja / Arrente
Area: Central & Western Desert / Ernabella.Acrylic on canvas dot painting
23" x 23"
Honey ants store sucrose in their abdomens which make them an important source of sweetness
and nutrition for Aborigines in
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.
in 2001 in Adelaide, Australia
from Adella Gallery.
to Australian Aboriginal painting gallery
Myers, FL. 33908