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2024 Revealed Exhibition: New and Emerging WA Aboriginal Artists

Deirdre Butters

Art centre


1987, Derby

Lives and works

Halls Creek

Deirdre is Jaru on her mother’s side and Kija through her father and was born in 1987. She grew up in Halls Creek often going bush with her family camping, fishing and hunting. Deirdre has been visiting the Yarliyil Art Centre and watching the artists paint since she was a child. At eight she won a statewide art competition and her painting was hung at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Perth. Deirdre paints with acrylics in both traditional & contemporary styles. She won the overall winner category of the Derby Art prize in 2023 for her painting Desert Aurora.

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Western Australia