Beverly Burton's work is a celebration of her Country, embodying a profound understanding of connections, not merely to geographical space but to identity, language, culture and Ancestors. Beverly�s paintings are powerful and dynamic, playing off lines and dot work to create vibrations and movement across the canvas, which capture the way the landscape shifts and changes across her Country.
About the Artist
Beverly Burton comes from an influential family lineage of cultural leaders and artists from the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. Her mother, Naomi Kantjuriny, is known for her work with the Mitakiki Women�s Collaborative and as a ngangkari (traditional healer). Her father, Kunmanara (Hector) Burton (c. 1937 � 2017), was a senior artist at Tjala Arts and an Elder revered as an extremely important caretaker of Anangu Law and culture.
Dedicated to her practice, Beverly is one of Tjala Arts� strongest emerging painters and works in the studio daily. Beverly�s paintings are powerful and dynamic depictions of Country. Her use of brush and choice of palette create vibrations and movement across the canvas, reflecting the way the landscape shifts and changes across her Country.