Janet Dreamer Jaru, Australian, b. 1959

Janet was born in 1959 at Old Flora Valley Station, east of Halls Creek. Her parents were Jaru, her mother from Billiluna and her father from Balgo. Growing up on the station, Janet would go hunting and fishing with the old people. After marrying and living on Kilkimby Station in the Northern Territory, Janet lived between Halls Creek, Kununurra and Billiluna for many years. When she moved to Halls Creek, she began painting plant foods and bush meats that she grew up with. In more recent years, her work has been about places on her country.