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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • 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...

  • Photo of Suzie Prince
    Meet our artists Suzie Prince

    “When I was little I didn’t go to school, but then my parents and grandparents taught me bush skills and about the laws. I was growing up near Lambina Station, and my...

  • 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...

  • Photo of Alec Baker
    Meet our artists Alec Baker

    “I was a stockman for a long time, we were all working really hard. I was riding in front mustering bullocks and breaking horses. We’ve been teaching people the...

  • Judy Wallatina
    Meet our artists Judy Wallatina

    “When I was young, my dad used to take me and my brothers into the bush for finding tjala (honey ants) and hunting malu (kangaroo,) we would go the traditional way,...

  • 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...