Language GroupEastern Anmatyerre
Kevin Bird Mpetyane is son of Paddy and Eileen Bird, and the grandson of Ada Bird Petyarre. He is married to artist Marie Ryder and they have four children. Kevin comes from a highly talented family of artists, which includes artists Gloria and Kathleen Petyarre.
Kevin’s Country and Dreaming stories are passed down from his father’s ancestors. His stories are associated with his Country, Ilkawerne, and the Mulga Bore region, located in the south of the Utopia region. These Dreaming stories include the Bush Plum Dreaming and Mulga Seed Dreaming.