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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Ngila Mungkuri
    Meet our artists Ngila Mungkuri

    “My dad is Peter Mungkuri and my mother is Maisie King, all of us are painters at Iwantja Arts. When I was young dad would take us to stay in country and he taught me...

  • Photo of Vicki Cullinan
    Meet our artists Vicki Cullinan

    “There were only a few houses in the community when I was young. There used to be four little tin sheds in a row, one of those sheds belonged to my family. We used to...

  • 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...

  • Jimmy Pompey
    Meet our artists Jimmy Pompey

    “Me and my brother Buddy grew up riding horses, we were stockmen for a long time. I taught myself how to play the country music and gospel music, I like playing just...

  • 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...