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Exhibitions

Iwantja Arts Online Exhibition

1 Jun
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2015-06-30
South Australia

Dianne Robinson and Trisha Singer are artists, staff, and directors for Iwantja Arts. They have curated this exhibition to celebrate the launch of the Iwantja Arts new website. Painting prices are listed at a reduced price for end of financial year. Please contact the art centre directly for enquiries relating to sales of these works.

Ngura Wangkanyi - Talking About Country

14 May
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2015-06-10
Victoria

Ngura Wangkanyi – Talking About Country, is a group printmaking exhibition, showcasing artists diverse relief block printing techniques, capturing a subtle and stoic awareness for country and culture. The result of an intensive workshop with Basil Hall Editions, the prints strongly reference the landscape of the Indulkana community and surrounding homelands. The twelve plates that have been hand carved and printed, include works by artists Angkuna Baker, Betty Muffler, Emily Cullinan, Maisie King, Nellie Coulthard, Rene Sundown, Sally Cullinan, Tiger Yaltangki and Whiskey Tjukangku.

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David Frank, Nganana Wararakatinyi – We Are Jumping

12 May
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2015-06-06
Victoria

Alcaston Gallery is pleased to introduce David Frank with his inaugural solo exhibition Nganana Wararakatinyi – We are Jumping. David Frank lives and works at Iwantja community in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in far north South Australia. For more than fifteen years he was employed with the South Australian Police Force, and his experiences gained as a police officer provide rich inspiration for his quirky, figurative artworks.

Wonder LAND Prints

9 May
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2015-06-12
Tangentyere Artists Gallery

In March 2015, six Central Australian artists were invited by Desart to participate in a 2 week residency in print making at Cicada Press at the University of New South Wales Art and Design. Tangentyere Artists Gallery is pleased to present this exhibition of contemporary printmaking as part of a larger project partnership between Desart and the National Institute of Experimental Art called We are in Wonder LAND: new experimental art from Central Australia.

In the Wild

1 May
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2015-06-14
Northern Territory

Opening on May 1st, In the Wild looks at the abundance of vegetation and life in the desert landscape. Artists from the APY lands have used a subtle palette to show the landmarks of the Anangu or people in their country. Anangu know this country well. Each changing season, particularly the beginning of winter, is a visual delight and bountiful in bush foods and medicines.

New Works - Artitja Fine Art

1 May
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2015-05-01
Western Australia

Iwantja Arts is pleased to present new works now available through Artitja Fine Art.

Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation

23 Apr
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2015-08-02
British Museum

In April 2015 the British Museum will open a major exhibition presenting a history of Indigenous Australia. This exhibition will be the first in the UK devoted to the history and culture of Indigenous Australians: both Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders. Drawing on objects from the British Museum’s collection, accompanied by important loans from British and Australian collections, the show will present Indigenous Australia as a living culture, with a continuous history dating back over 60,000 years.

Art Parade 2015

14 Mar
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2015-03-14
Western Australia

Over 80 works of art from more than 20 Aboriginal art communities around Australia will be presented. ART PARADE is an art lecture presented in a creative manner by guest presenter, Susan McCulloch OAM, art curator, writer and publisher.

New Works by Jimmy Pompey

1 Mar
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2015-03-01
Western Australia

Iwantja Arts and Tunbridge Gallery are pleased to present new cowboy paintings by dynamic painter, country music identity, and retired stockman, Jimmy Pompey.

Rising Stars 2015

7 Feb
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2015-02-24
Northern Territory

Outstation Gallery presents Rising Stars 2015, an annual exhibition showcasing paintings by the next generation of star artists from remote community art centres.

The Summer Collector’s Show 2015

17 Jan
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2015-02-02

An exhibition of outstanding Aboriginal art from around Australia. Featuring paintings, sculptures, barks and ochres from 30 + Aboriginal art centres and 60 + leading artists and emerging talents from the APY Lands, the Western, Central and Eastern Deserts, Utopia, the Kimberley, the Pilbara, Arnhem Land, Queensland and the Mornington Peninsula.

APY 7

21 Nov
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2014-12-12
Northern Territory

A celebration of diversity and the end of another big year from the 7 art centres of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. Ernabella Arts Inc, Iwantja Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Mimili Maku, Ninuku Arts, Tjala Arts, and Tjungu Palya.

Jimmy Pompey and the Iwantja Men

14 Nov
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2014-12-05
Western Australia

Tunbridge Gallery features the work of retired stockman and artist Jimmy Pompey, showcasing his work alongside the men of Iwantja: Tiger Yaltangki, Kumanara Mungki Barney, and Alec Baker.

Albert’s Story

7 Nov
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2014-11-29
International

Vincent Namatjira’s series of thirteen paintings titled Albert’s Story, explores the life of the extraordinary man and painter Albert Namatjira. This series is, by all accounts, the first time that Albert’s life from youth to death has been depicted in one complete series. The fact that it is being told by one of Albert’s direct descendants makes this body of work even more poignant: it is at once historical and personal.

This series of paintings is Vincent Namatjira's first solo exhibition. All thirteen paintings have been acquired by the Queensland Art Gallery.

Desert Mob 2014

5 Sep
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2014-10-19
Northern Territory

Desert Mob is Australia’s premier event featuring new artworks from Aboriginal owned art centres throughout Central Australia. This event brings together Desart member art centres in a unique exhibition that celebrates the vibrancy of Aboriginal art from the region. It is the only exhibition that offers a snapshot of what is currently happening in contemporary art from Aboriginal owned art centres in Central Australia, it provides a unique opportunity to view and purchase artworks by both established and emerging artists.

31st Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award

8 Aug
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2014-10-26
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

The Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award is recognised as Australia’s most prestigious Indigenous art award and every year its Award Exhibition is a must-see event for art lovers.

In 2014 the Award celebrates its 31st year with the theme of ‘respecting tradition, embracing innovation’ and the accompanying exhibition is set to once again feature a wide range of art from established and emerging artists.