Eileen Mbitjana Biography

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Eileen Mbitjana grew up on Utopia Station and had a childhood filled with the traditional teachings of her elders. She is the eldest child of the famous Utopian artists, Minnie Pwerle and her father, Motorcar Jim. Her half sisters include Betty Mbitjana and Barbara Weir. Eileen’s own interest in art developed later in her life, accompanied with a desire to learn a variety of techniques, including some non traditional ones, this has allowed her to delevop a unique style of her own.