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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Peter Mungkuri
    Meet our artists Peter Mungkuri

    “I was born in the bush near Mimili, me and my mum and father had no clothes, and were living traditional way. One time some fella came with cattle for branding; that...

  • 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 (...

  • 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...

  • Photo of Tiger Yaltangki
    Meet our artists Tiger Yaltangki

    Tiger grew up within the Indulkana community; he has painted at Iwantja Arts for many years. Tiger’s canvases are brash and boldly coloured. The paintings include...

  • Edna Yaltangki
    Meet our artists Edna Yaltangki

    “I grew up at the Indulkana community with all of my family. I love living here – it is the best place! My favourite season is winter, when the country gets cold, 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...