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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Vincent Namatjira
    Meet our artists Vincent Namatjira

    “When I’m painting I just think about how to make the story work, what I want to show, and I hope that it’s a good one. I enjoy painting; it occupies me, it keeps me...

  • 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...

  • 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...

IWANTJA ARTS SUPPORTS A COLLECTIVE OF STUDIO ARTISTS WORKING WITHIN CULTURALLY RICH AND CONTEMPORARY ARTS PRACTICE