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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • 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...

  • Photo of Sally Cullinan
    Meet our artists Sally Cullinan

    “When I was little we lived at Oodnadatta in a wiltja (handmade shelter,) it was a good time with my friends and mum and dad there. We used to go walking around to...

  • Photo of Angkuna Baker
    Meet our artists Angkuna Baker

    “I grew up in the bush near Areyonga, and when I was young my aunties taught me lots of inma (cultural songs and dances.) I worked at many cattle stations with Alec...

  • Noreen Parker
    Meet our artists Noreen Parker

    “My father was looking after all the sheep, watching and shearing them. He would bring home bags of wool, and my mother taught me how to knit. We would sell the...

  • Photo of Sally Ann Roberts
    Meet our artists Sally Ann Roberts

    “I grew up in my grandmothers country close to Nyapari, my grandmothers name is Wingu Tingima; she was a Ngangkari (traditional healer) and a famous painter. When she...

  • 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...