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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Vincent Namatjira
    Meet our artists Vincent Namatjira

    “When I’m painting I just think about how to make the story work, what I want to show, and I hope that it’s a good one. I enjoy painting; it occupies me, it keeps me...

  • 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 (...

  • 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....

  • Jeannie Wallatina
    Meet our artists Jeannie Wallatina

    “My name is Jeannie, and I was born in the bush near the Mimili community. I grew up in a little tin house with my sister Judy and my two brothers. I’ve worked at the...

  • 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...