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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • 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...

  • Betty Muffler
    Meet our artists Betty Muffler

    “I used to be travelling all the time by donkeys, a long way from Watarru to Ernabella and staying with my aunties. My mama (father) and aunties were Ngangkari (...

  • Natasha Pompey
    Meet our artists Natasha Pompey

    “My mother and father are both painters and I like to paint too. I paint the colours and the rhythms from the country, in the bright colours. The art centre is a good...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...