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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Betty Muffler
    Meet our artists Betty Muffler

    “I used to be travelling all the time by donkeys, a long way from Watarru to Ernabella and staying with my aunties. My mama (father) and aunties were Ngangkari (...

  • Lippsie Whiskey
    Meet our artists Lippsie Whiskey

    “We were travelling a lot as children because dad was a stockman and had to move between cattle stations. Then we came to stay at Iwantja. I’ve had jobs at the clinic...

  • Natasha Pompey
    Meet our artists Natasha Pompey

    “My mother and father are both painters and I like to paint too. I paint the colours and the rhythms from the country, in the bright colours. The art centre is a good...

  • 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....

  • Maisie King
    Meet our artists Maisie King

    “I was born in Oodnadatta and I went to school there. When I was a young lady I was working to clean homes for people at the station. Today I’m painting the tjukurpa...

  • Maringka Burton
    Meet our artists Maringka Burton

    “I am a senior lady at Iwantja, and I began working as an artist a long time ago. Me and Mrs Singer were the first women artists here. I help look after the art...