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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Julie Yatjitja
    Meet our artists Julie Yatjitja

    “I was born in the creek at Iwantja, and grew up there in a wiltja (handmade shelter.) Some missionaries came and were living near the ridge. We would visit them at...

  • 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 Sally Cullinan
    Meet our artists Sally Cullinan

    “When I was little we lived at Oodnadatta in a wiltja (handmade shelter,) it was a good time with my friends and mum and dad there. We used to go walking around to...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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....