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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Maringka Burton
    Meet our artists Maringka Burton

    “I am a senior lady at Iwantja, and I began working as an artist a long time ago. Me and Mrs Singer were the first women artists here. I help look after the art...

  • 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...

  • Julie Yatjitja
    Meet our artists Julie Yatjitja

    “I was born in the creek at Iwantja, and grew up there in a wiltja (handmade shelter.) Some missionaries came and were living near the ridge. We would visit them at...

  • Photo of Sadie Singer
    Meet our artists Sadie Singer (1950 - 2014)

    Sadie was born at Lambina Station on the outskirts of Marla Bore; she is remembered as a strong cultural leader within the APY Lands and an outstanding role model for...

  • Rene Sundown
    Meet our artists Rene Sundown

    “I was born in country along the way to Uluru. My father was a stockman and my mother was a teacher to me and my brothers. When the rain would come we used to go...

  • Bruce Parker
    Meet our artists Bruce Parker

    “I saw white people at Ernabella when I was just little – they were missionaries and school teachers. Before that I was walking around with no clothes on, traditional...