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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...

  • Jennifer Whiskey
    Meet our artists Jennifer Whiskey

    “My dad’s name is Whiskey, he was painting at Iwantja Arts for a long time, and he knows this country really well. When we were kids, dad used to take all of us into...

  • Betty Chimney
    Meet our artists Betty Chimney

    “I was born in Port Augusta, but I came to live at Iwantja with Alec Bakers family when I was little. There were some missionaries staying near the ridge then, and we...

  • Whiskey Tjukangku
    Meet our artists Whiskey Tjukangku (1939 – 2015)

    Born in the bush, Whiskey grew up at the Ernabella mission. As a young man he worked as a desert stockman alongside life-long friends and painting colleagues Alec...

  • 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...

  • 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...