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Witjiti George


Born: 1938 Granite Downs SA

Language: Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytajtjara

Art Centre: Kaltjiti Arts, Kaltjiti (Fregon)


Witjiti George is from Mulga Bore Homeland. He is a senior traditional elder and holds extensive cultural knowledge. He was born in 1938 at Lambina/Granite Downs, a cattle station in the far north of South Australia.

Witjiti went to school at Oodnadatta as a tjitji (small boy) before the family moved to Ernabella where he grew up. Witjiti began doing cattle work after Fregon was established in 1961. He is married to Tjangili George and they have three children.

Witjiti started painting in 2007 at Kaltjiti Arts.