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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Mary Brumby
    Meet our artists Mary Brumby

    “When we were tji tji’s (children) we were all playing in the water at Iwantja Creek, me and all the other kids. We all grew up in wiltja’s (handmade shelter) down at...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Peter Mungkuri
    Meet our artists Peter Mungkuri

    “I was born in the bush near Mimili, me and my mum and father had no clothes, and were living traditional way. One time some fella came with cattle for branding; that...

  • Photo of Sally Ann Roberts
    Meet our artists Sally Ann Roberts

    “I grew up in my grandmothers country close to Nyapari, my grandmothers name is Wingu Tingima; she was a Ngangkari (traditional healer) and a famous painter. When she...