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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • 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...

  • Maisie King
    Meet our artists Maisie King

    “I was born in Oodnadatta and I went to school there. When I was a young lady I was working to clean homes for people at the station. Today I’m painting the tjukurpa...

  • Edna Yaltangki
    Meet our artists Edna Yaltangki

    “I grew up at the Indulkana community with all of my family. I love living here – it is the best place! My favourite season is winter, when the country gets cold, and...

  • 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...

  • Rosie Baker
    Meet our artists Rosie Baker

    “I was born near Oodnadatta, and I came to Iwantja when I was little. I was living in a wiltja (handmade shelter) with my mum and dad. The creek had water then and we...

  • 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...