Vincent Lingiari Art Award celebrates 40 years of land rights Desart and the Central Land Council have joined forces to award a lucrative new Aboriginal art prize celebrating this year’s twin land rights anniversaries. The Vincent Lingiari Art Award marks 40 years since the passage of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act (ALRA) and 50 years […]
Desert Mob, an initiative of the Araluen Arts Centre in 1991 and now an important partnership with Desart, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015. This is a significant milestone for one of the country’s most exciting and unique Aboriginal art events. To celebrate, the Araluen Arts Centre is mounting a survey exhibition drawn from its […]
Aboriginal owned art centre from Mutitjulu, Central Australia.
Tjungu Palya is an Aboriginal owned corporation that represents a group of top tier Australian indigenous artists. We focus on the the production of high quality and culturally potent artworks which are produced in the Tjungu Palya studio in limited quantities.
Tjala Arts was started by the women of Amata in 1997 and was originally called Minymaku Arts (Ladies Arts); it was renamed in 2006 to reflect the involvement of Anangu men in the art centre. The art centre was established for the artists to expand their craft-based skills to fine art practise including painting (acrylic […]
Ninuku Arts is a wholly-Indigenous owned and governed Art Centre which supports artists from two communities – Pipalyatjara and Kalka. Each have populations of around 100-150 Anangu and the majority are Pitjantjatjara speakers – Anangu simply means ‘people’ in Pitjantjatjara. The Art Centre itself is located in Kalka and is housed in a mud-brick building […]
Mimili Maku Arts is an Aboriginal-owned and governed arts business, located far north west of South Australia, at the base of the Everard Ranges. Exhibited works by Mimili Maku artists attract attention with their traditional imagery, symbols and narrative combined with untainted abstract and distinctive application of colour.
For over 30 years Maruku has operated as a not-for-profit art and craft corporation, owned and operated by Anangu. Approximately 900 Anangu artists belonging to over 20 remote communities across the Central and Western Deserts, make up the collective that is Maruku. Our purpose is to keep culture strong and alive, through art, craft and […]
Kaltjiti Arts is a community based, Aboriginal art centre located at Fregon (Kaltjiti Community) in the remote north-west of South Australia on the freehold Anangu Pitjantjatjara / Yankunytjatjara ( APY) Lands. The artists of Kaltjiti Arts produce paintings as the primary art form as well as limited edition prints in the form of etchings. The […]
Iwantja Community is mainly Yankunytjatjara people living on the eastern side of Anangu Pitilantjatara Lands, 8 kilometres from the Stuart Highway, in the far north of South Australia, on a dusty, rocky ridge called Indulkana. People practise traditional wood carving (panu), batik, patchwork, dying, painting and around the early eighties, linoblock printing started.