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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Photo of Sheila Imala Bannington
    Meet our artists Sheila Imala Bannington

    “I was born in the hospital at Alice Springs, and grew up at the Indulkana community. My school was here in Indulkana and also in Adelaide where I was boarding with...

  • 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...

  • Kaylene Whiskey
    Meet our artists Kaylene Whiskey

    “I like to listen to rock music and Tina Turner, and I paint with really strong colours, I put in lots of the special details, and everyone likes it. I paint strong...

  • Jimmy Pompey
    Meet our artists Jimmy Pompey

    “Me and my brother Buddy grew up riding horses, we were stockmen for a long time. I taught myself how to play the country music and gospel music, I like playing just...