Janie Cooley Profile & Artworks


Janie Cooley is the daughter of Billy and Lulu Cooley, a renowned husband and wife carving partnership from the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands in South Australia. Their skills have been passed on through the Tjukurpa, the Law and way of life governing their country and they have raised their children in this strong tradition. Janie has long assisted her parents, accompanying them on trips to collect wood and then helping to etch some of the design work under her mother’s instructions.
Born: 1982
Language: Pitjantjatjara
Community: Ulaipa Homeland

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