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Jessie Peterson

Jessie Peterson

Jessie Peterson is one of the eldest painters of our region. She started to paint before the first painting workshop of China de La Vega. She was already painting when Felicity was working at World Vision Australia in the Silver Bullet in Epenarra..

She is a self taught artist who enjoy depicting bush tuckers, flowers, landscape, cultural and hunting stories.

She just appreciate to share time with the other ladies in the arts centre

“ Jessie’s paintings are fascinating in that unlike most of the other painters she depicts ‘the old days’ and contemporary life in the same work. In this way her paintings are honest and current portrayals of life in Epenarra – not one sided – everything’s included – bush tucker and body design and wind breaks with dogs and houses and tents …

Artworks By Jessie Peterson