Mary Katatjuku Pan Pitjantjatjara, Australian, b. 1944
Mary Pan is a skilled painter and sculptor, using a range of media including Tjanpi, natural and synthetic fibre and punu (wood) carving. Mary has a unique style that may derive from her homeland of Watarru, and often refers to her homeland in creating her works. Her favourite topics are waterholes, birds and other desert animals and hunting after the fires. Mary is a well-respected and influential member of the Amata community.