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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Mary Brumby
    Meet our artists Mary Brumby

    “When we were tji tji’s (children) we were all playing in the water at Iwantja Creek, me and all the other kids. We all grew up in wiltja’s (handmade shelter) down at...