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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Photo of Suzie Prince
    Meet our artists Suzie Prince

    “When I was little I didn’t go to school, but then my parents and grandparents taught me bush skills and about the laws. I was growing up near Lambina Station, and my...

  • Whiskey Tjukangku
    Meet our artists Whiskey Tjukangku (1939 – 2015)

    Born in the bush, Whiskey grew up at the Ernabella mission. As a young man he worked as a desert stockman alongside life-long friends and painting colleagues Alec...

  • Photo of Sandra Goodwin
    Meet our artists Sandra Goodwin

    “I was born in the bush near Mimili and grew up at Indulkana, back then there were little tin sheds for houses, and I was living with my grandmother Angkuna Baker. I...

  • Rosanne Bannington
    Meet our artists Rosanne Bannington

    “My name is Rosanne, and I like to make paintings at Iwantja Arts. My favourite singers are Beyonce, Rihanna and Jessica Mauboy. I listen to music all the time, it...