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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Eric Kumanara Barney
    Meet our artists Eric Kumanara Barney

    “I like fixing cars, I taught myself – how to drive them and fix them. I’m a bush mechanic! Even if the Art Centre Toyota gets broken, I can fix him up, I know how to...

  • Jeannie Reggie
    Meet our artists Jeannie Reggie

    “I came to Iwantja with my auntie. My father was a ngangkari (traditional healer) and he was working at the little clinic here. I learnt to speak English at the...

  • 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...

  • Photo of Tiger Yaltangki
    Meet our artists Tiger Yaltangki

    Tiger grew up within the Indulkana community; he has painted at Iwantja Arts for many years. Tiger’s canvases are brash and boldly coloured. The paintings include...