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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Nellie Coulthard
    Meet our artists Nellie Coulthard

    “I was born near the Wintinna Homestead close to Oodnadatta. When we were little my family had no house and no car, we were always walking wherever we had to go....

  • Photo of Sally Ann Roberts
    Meet our artists Sally Ann Roberts

    “I grew up in my grandmothers country close to Nyapari, my grandmothers name is Wingu Tingima; she was a Ngangkari (traditional healer) and a famous painter. When she...

  • Dianne Robinson
    Meet our artists Dianne Robinson

    “I grew up at Iwantja with the Tjanyari family, and went to school in Adelaide; when I graduated I worked with the young children at the Indulkana family centre, and...

  • Bruce Parker
    Meet our artists Bruce Parker

    “I saw white people at Ernabella when I was just little – they were missionaries and school teachers. Before that I was walking around with no clothes on, traditional...

  • Kerry Ann Robinson
    Meet our artists Kerry Ann Robinson

    “I like painting at Iwantja with my sister Dianne, and our friend Rosalind. When it gets really hot here in summer we take all the kids to go swimming at the rockhole...

  • Photo of Sheila Imala Bannington
    Meet our artists Sheila Imala Bannington

    “I was born in the hospital at Alice Springs, and grew up at the Indulkana community. My school was here in Indulkana and also in Adelaide where I was boarding with...