Desart > Barkly

John Fries Award 2016 Entries Open

Indigenous artists encouraged to enter emerging art award. With the first-ever win by an Aboriginal artist – 65-year-old Ben Ward from WA – of the $10,000 John Fries Award last year, the organisers are keen to receive even more entries from Indigenous Australian and New Zealand artists for the 2016 award, which has just opened […]

Desert Mob Capturing the history of a movement

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 […]

Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre

Nyinkka Nyunyu ( pronounced ny-ink-a ny-oo-ny-oo) is a unique art and culture centre which offers visitors an opportunity to learn about aboriginal life, history and land in the Tennant Creek region.

Barkly Regional Arts

Representing: Artists of Canteen Creek Epenarra Artists Mungkarta Artists Tartakula Artists (Tennant Creek) Manglawarru Artists Kulumindini Arts (Elliott)

Artists of Ampilatwatja

Ampilatwatja is the largest of three communities under the Aherrenge Aboriginal Association. The art of Ampilatwatja is strikingly different from that of other indigenous painting with a much broader colour spectrum than what is usually expected in Aboriginal art; the root of Ampilatwatja art is in the country.

Arlpwe Art & Culture

Arlpwe Art & Culture Centre includes an Aboriginal art gallery, two art centres and a pottery training studio located in Ali Curung, 350km north of Alice Springs. Owned and operated by the Arlpwe Artists Aboriginal Corporation, the centre promotes the works of local artists, including paintings and pottery in an effort to provide a method […]