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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • 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...

  • Rene Sundown
    Meet our artists Rene Sundown

    “I was born in country along the way to Uluru. My father was a stockman and my mother was a teacher to me and my brothers. When the rain would come we used to go...

  • Eric Kumanara Barney
    Meet our artists Eric Kumanara Barney

    “I like fixing cars, I taught myself – how to drive them and fix them. I’m a bush mechanic! Even if the Art Centre Toyota gets broken, I can fix him up, I know how to...

  • Dianne Robinson
    Meet our artists Dianne Robinson

    “I grew up at Iwantja with the Tjanyari family, and went to school in Adelaide; when I graduated I worked with the young children at the Indulkana family centre, 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...

  • Jennifer Whiskey
    Meet our artists Jennifer Whiskey

    “My dad’s name is Whiskey, he was painting at Iwantja Arts for a long time, and he knows this country really well. When we were kids, dad used to take all of us into...