Ronnie Bird Jungala – Snake Seed Dreaming (SOLD)

Ronnie, born c1960, and married to Janet Golder, is the son of famous artist Ada Petyarre. His aunts are also famous desert artists, Kathlene Petyarre and Gloria Petyarre. Ronnie is one of the most gifted Desert artists.

Ronnie’s work, which can be found in many private collections in Australia and around the world, are beautifully crafted, vibrant and colourful. His designs, influenced by the great Desert artists of his closed environment, are full of symbolism and ritualistic meaning depicting traditions, rituals and ceremonies of his culture as passed on to him by his elders. His main themes are men’s ceremonial designs and particularly the Seed Snake Dreaming and the Bush Plum Dreaming.

This painting depicts the Dreamtime story of two snakes which grew up together. It is their love story as they travelled and mapped significant landmarks and ceremonial sites in the region of Utopia, central Australia.

The dots represent Mulga seed and bush plum (Arnwekety). The Aboriginal symbols illustrated are: half circles represent markings; the straight lines, the artist’s Dreaming pathways; and the wavy lines, the two snakes.

Ronnie’s stunning and extremely well-crafted paintings are increasingly sought after by art collectors and art lovers from Australia and worldwide.

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Seed Snake Dreaming


Ronnie Bird Jungala


113 x 94cm