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Welcome to Iwantja Arts

  • Rene Sundown
    Meet our artists Rene Sundown

    “I was born in country along the way to Uluru. My father was a stockman and my mother was a teacher to me and my brothers. When the rain would come we used to go...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Natasha Pompey
    Meet our artists Natasha Pompey

    “My mother and father are both painters and I like to paint too. I paint the colours and the rhythms from the country, in the bright colours. The art centre is a good...

  • 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...

  • 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...