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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...

  • David Frank
    Meet our artists David Frank

    “I grew up at Mount Cavanagh cattle station where my father was a stockman. It was a quiet life at Cavanagh, we didn’t have school, but the station lady taught us...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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 Sandra Goodwin
    Meet our artists Sandra Goodwin

    “I was born in the bush near Mimili and grew up at Indulkana, back then there were little tin sheds for houses, and I was living with my grandmother Angkuna Baker. I...