Vera Anderson was born in Meekatharra. She attended Primary School in Wiluna, completing secondary education in Perth and Kalgoorlie. She obtained work experience in the School of Mines in Kalgoorlie, sometime later returning to Wiluna where she had her family. When the Aboriginal Medical Service was first established, Vera was twice President of the Association, offering her time as an assistant. Vera is part of a family of artists and began painting in the 1990’s and has continued since, producing works often relating to the Rabbit Proof Fence and her family’s’ land.
2007 – Exhibited – Geraldton Regional Gallery.
2009 – Artist in Residence BHP Billiton Nickel West, Mt. Keith.
2009 – Oakajee Port & Rail Exhibition, QV1 Building, Perth.
2010 – Exhibited Oakajee Port & Rail, QV1 Building, Perth.
2013 – Exhibited Oakajee Port & Rail, QV1 Building, Perth.
2013 – Birriliburu Exhibition at Spectrum Project Space, Perth.
Vera’s totem is the bush potato and Emu egg.