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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Jimmy Pompey
    Meet our artists Jimmy Pompey

    “Me and my brother Buddy grew up riding horses, we were stockmen for a long time. I taught myself how to play the country music and gospel music, I like playing just...

  • Kanakiya Tjanyari
    Meet our artists Kanakiya Tjanyari

    “I saw the missionaries at Ernabella; they were my first white people. They were teaching us tji tji’s (children) at the school – we were all naked, and living in the...

  • Photo of Sandra Goodwin
    Meet our artists Sandra Goodwin

    “I was born in the bush near Mimili and grew up at Indulkana, back then there were little tin sheds for houses, and I was living with my grandmother Angkuna Baker. I...

  • David Frank
    Meet our artists David Frank

    “I grew up at Mount Cavanagh cattle station where my father was a stockman. It was a quiet life at Cavanagh, we didn’t have school, but the station lady taught us...

  • 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....

  • Rosalind Tjanyari
    Meet our artists Rosalind Tjanyari

    “I was born here in the little clinic and my family and friends are all here. My mother and my grandmother are ngangkari (traditional healers,) they are always...