Dora Parker Australian, Pitjantjatjara, b. 1962

BIOGRAPHY

 

Dora was born in the clinic at Fregon Community when people were still born 'on country'. Her family were living in Fregon due to the available work and close proximity to Ernabella Mission. Dora’s family had travelled over 300 kilometres from the east, country close to Irrunytju, in Western Australia. She has a paternal connection to the significant site of Pukara a major Wa Kutjara Tjukurpa through her father. Dora paints the 'seven sisters' site of Pur- Pur in the north of traditional Spinifex Lands. Today, she is a part - me employee and board member of the Spinifex Arts Project.