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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Vincent Namatjira
    Meet our artists Vincent Namatjira

    “When I’m painting I just think about how to make the story work, what I want to show, and I hope that it’s a good one. I enjoy painting; it occupies me, it keeps me...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Priscilla Singer
    Meet our artists Priscilla Singer

    “I know strong tjukurpa (traditional stories) that my mother and my aunties taught me. My mother Sadie Singer started the art centre a long time ago, it’s important...

  • Judy Wallatina
    Meet our artists Judy Wallatina

    “When I was young, my dad used to take me and my brothers into the bush for finding tjala (honey ants) and hunting malu (kangaroo,) we would go the traditional way,...

  • Photo of Sally Ann Roberts
    Meet our artists Sally Ann Roberts

    “I grew up in my grandmothers country close to Nyapari, my grandmothers name is Wingu Tingima; she was a Ngangkari (traditional healer) and a famous painter. When she...