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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Emily Cullinan
    Meet our artists Emily Cullinan

    “When I was little we used to do a lot of walking; we’d camp along the way to different countries. My dad was using a tjuki (digging stick) every day to help us find...

  • 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...

  • Rosanne Bannington
    Meet our artists Rosanne Bannington

    “My name is Rosanne, and I like to make paintings at Iwantja Arts. My favourite singers are Beyonce, Rihanna and Jessica Mauboy. I listen to music all the time, it...