Tanya Bird Mpetyane (b.1981) is the daughter of artists Eileen Bird and the late Paddy Bird. Her grandmother was Ada Bird Petyarre, senior law woman and highly respected artist from Utopia.
Tanya grew up surrounded by artists and the routine of painting. She first began painting herself as an early teenager under the guidance of her Grandmother, Ada.
In 2010, Tanya began using black, grey and white designs to depict her subjects and more recently she has been painting using various bold, striking colours.
Tanya's work is sought after by both galleries and collectors worldwide.