About Julie Woods
Julie Woods is a Pitjantjatjara woman from Kanpi community, a small settlement in the far North West of South Australia, currently living in Mutitjulu with family. Her mother is Elaine Woods and her grandmother is Maringka Baker. Both these women are highly skilled/successful artists as individuals.
Like her mother and grandmother Julie has profound link to country and a spiritual attachment with the land. These strong bonds to the desert are expressed with beauty and integrity in her paintings.
Julie paintings portray dreaming which are usually associated with culture and ceremonial law. –Titled: – Minyma Kutjara Tjukurpa. ( Tjukurpa – explains the creation of life and provides a guideline for living life well. There is a strong relationship between this deeply spiritual existence and creation of art which has integrity, beauty and resonating power).
Julie is married to Lance Peck and together they have one child. Undoubtedly the profile of Julie as an artist is fast gaining momentum. We look forward to seeing her career take off.