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Art Centre Manager – Warlayirti Artists

Established in 1987, Warlayirti Artists is located in Wirrimanu (Balgo Community) on the edges of the Tanami and Great Sandy deserts, 300 km south of Halls Creek in WA. The art centre represents some 200 contemporary artists, including renowned artists Helicopter Tjungurrayi, Imelda Guguman and Theresa Nowee. Warlayirti Artists is a multifunctional space with artists’ studios, large […]

Ministry For the Arts New Catalyst Fund Open Now

New Catalyst Fund Open Now Further details here main image credit courtesy Ministry for the Arts: Todd Robinson Kilim 2012, Artbank Collection Annual rental, $700+GST

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 […]

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Warnayaka Art

The Warnayaka Art Gallery is in Lajamanu in the Northern Territory. The artists specialise on Indigenous Aboriginal art and dot paintings. The community has close connections with all groups through the Tanami region, where dot painting dominates. Now colourful works, a mixture of dot and line represent subjects containing Indigenous Aboriginal ceremony, law, culture or […]

Warlukurlangu Artists

Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation is a not-for-profit organisation that is 100% Aboriginal-owned by its artists from the remote desert communities of Yuendumu and Nyirripi in Central Australia. Warlukurlangu Artists is famous for its gloriously colourful acrylic paintings and limited edition prints.

Warlayirti Artists

Warlayirti Artists is recognised as a leader in the best practice in the Indigenous art industry. Since 2002, the centre has been completely self-funded the operation of Art. Warlayirti Artists is known for its bright acrylic work on canvas and linen. The paintings continue to be the strength of Warlayirti Artists.

Papunya Tjupi Art Centre

Papunya Tjupi is an Aboriginal owned, community-based Art Centre, representing over 100 artists, producing acrylic paintings on canvas, prints, jewellery. Papunya Tjupi are a not for profit organisation where all proceeds go directly back to the artists and into community projects.

Martumili Artists

Martumili Artists was established by Martu people living in the Communities of Parnpajinya (Newman), Jigalong, Parnngurr, Punmu, Kunawarritji, Irrungadji and Warralong. Martumili Artists work with new and established artists, whose work showcases the diversity, integrity and of Martu culture. Martumili Artists gives artists equitable access to national and international art markets, using accountable, best practice […]

Ikuntji Artists

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Ikuntji (meaning “where creeks cross”) is nestled within the spectacular West MacDonnell Ranges, 230 kilometres west of Alice Springs. Cradled between two desert mountain ranges, the Haasts Bluff region offers painters a constantly changing vista that moves through colour spectrum throughout the day.