Jeannie est née en décembre 1947.
Elle commence à peindre en 1987 et remporte cette année un prix lors du fameux National Aboriginal art Award décerné au Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern territory de Darwin (Rothman’s Foundation Award). Ses œuvres figurent dès lors dans de prestigieuses expositions. Parfois elle peint en collaboration avec son mari Thomas Jangala Rice.
wanakiji (bush plum
yarumayi (white ochre)
miinypa (native fuschia)
parlukurlangu (giant woman)
Australian National Gallery, Canberra
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery and Museum of the Northern Territory
Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Akademie Der Kunste, Berlin
Hida Museum, Japan
Holmes a Court
Kelton Foundation, United States of America
Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, France
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Newmont Mining, USA,…
1991 Prof. H Antes, Berlin, commissioned a 7 x 3m canvas by fourty two of Yuendumu's artists. The painting forms part of the 1993 European touring exhibition 'Aratjara - Australian Aboriginal Art' curated by Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen Dusseldorf West Germany.
1992 The Australian National Gallery commissioned a collection of 14 paintings by the Association's prominent Artists. The collection documents the major dreaming represented in the current painting movement of the Yuendumu region.
1993 The Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Commissioned a 4 x 3m canvas by twenty of Yuendumu's artists. The Dreaming depicted was 'Munga Jukurrpa' (Night Sky Dreaming). The canvas will be the central feature of a major exhibition on Australian Aboriginal art to be hosted by the Glasgow Museum in July 1993.
1993 The Art Gallery of Western Australia has commissioned a series a canvases for their collection. The paintings will form part of the 'Dot and Circle Retrospective' featuring work from the Central and Western Desert regions, to be hosted by the gallery in October 1993