2021

Boomalli X NAIDOC Pop UP – Sydney.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this event has been postponed. New date TBC. Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative is partnering with Mirvac and Broadway Centre to host a pop-up shop. Find clothing, bags and accessories by Ikuntji Artists at this years pop-up! Broadway Shopping Centre is in a prime location in Sydney’s inner suburb of Glebe. Here

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Kumuntjai Nampitjinpa Dixon finalist in the Fremantle Arts Print Award 2021!

Congratulations to Kumuntjai Nampitjinpa Dixon for being selected a finalist in the Fremantle Arts Print Award! The Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award is Australia’s premier showcase of prints and artists’ books. The award and exhibition, which have been running for more than 40 years, boast a national judging panel and $22,000 in prize money. The FAC Print

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Weaving Culture – Textiles aborigènes contemporains – Exhibition, France.

Celebrating the dynamism of the Indigenous Australian art textile movement, the exhibition presents a wide range of creations by contemporary artists working with textile as a medium in two very different regions of Australia: Maningrida in Arnhem Land on the far north coast and Haasts Bluff in the Red Centre desert. Inspired by their culture,

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Swiss Ambassadors visit Ikuntji Artists

This month Ikuntji Artists were excited to host Swiss Ambassadors Urs Walterlin, Correspondent for Swiss National Radio and Television SRF, HE Yasmine Chatila-Zwahlen, Ambassor of Switzerland to the Pacific, Christine Walterlin, and Pedro Zwahlen, Ambassador of Switzerland to Australia. Thank you for visiting our art centre and taking the time to talk to our artists

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‘Story Necklace’ Exhibition – South Australian Museum

Ikuntji Artists are excited to invite you to ‘Story Necklace’ exhibition, to be held at the South Australian Museum. The exhibition will showcase the deep cultural tradition of  jewellery, featuring our collaborative ‘story necklace’ and other beautiful works by Ikuntji Artists.  You will also be able to purchase jewellery from the SAM Store. About the

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Partjima 2021 – A Festival in Light

Ikuntji artists are excited to be involved in the next Parrtjima Festival 2021! In celebration of next generation artists, Daphne Marks and Francis Marhshall’s works will be part of the festival for the first time. Parrtjima – A Festival in Light will take place from 9-18 April 2021. FUTURE KULTCHA is based on the timeless

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International Women’s Day – Choose to Challenge Online Event

This event has been postponed and will now take place on March 31st, 4pm NT Time. Let’s celebrate this Year International Women’s Day On March 22, Moral Fairground in partnership with Flying Fox Fabric, Ikuntji Artists and Women for Women Cambodia will host an unrepeatable International Women’s Day Online Event featuring Aboriginal Artist Keturah Zimran

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FNFD x MFF – Melbourne Fashion Festival pop up 2021

Ikuntji Artists are excited to be involved in the MFF x FNFD Pop up Melbourne Central as part of this years Melbourne Fashion Festival. The pop up will be held at Melbourne Central Shopping centre. You will find bags from our newly released FFF X Ikuntji Range plus lots of incredible fashion and accessories by

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Finalist in Australian Small Business Champion Awards 2020

We are extremely excited to be nominated again finalist for the Australian Small Business Champion Awards 2020. The Australian Small Business Champion Awards is a prestigious and comprehensive program that supports and recognises small businesses across Australia. Offering a unique opportunity to highlight Australia’s most outstanding small businesses, the awards seek to recognise the hard

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DAAFF Yarns… with Ikuntji Artists

Read about Ikuntji Artists in DAAFF Yarns, Febuary 17th 2021. READ HERE “Our DAAFF Yarns series continues as we chat with some of our community’s key players, giving insight into Australia’s Indigenous arts industry and DAAFF’s role within it. Today we’re in the remote yet thriving community at Haasts Bluff, around 230 kilometres west of

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Country to Couture Public Broadcast

Tune in for the Public Broadcast of Country to Couture through NITV Facebook  On January 22nd 7pm AEST to see the Ikuntji X Magpie Goose collection and many more incredible Indigenous led fashion collections. An annual showcase of Indigenous textiles and fashion design. Supported by the Northern Territory Government via NT Major Events and iconic

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From Country to Couture 2020

Ikuntji Artists are proud to be part of this years ‘From Country to Couture’ event, which will showcase our collaborative Ikuntji X Magpie Goose collection. The collection features designs by Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon, Keturah Zimran, Eunice Napanangka Jack, Mavis Marks and Mitjili Napurrula. Country to Couture is back in 2020! Ending the year in style,

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2020

Support Ikuntji Artists through Tessuti Fabrics

As part of our ongoing work with Tessuti Fabrics, they are donating all sales of their Amara Vest pattern (PDF)  to Ikuntji Artists for the rest of the year! From Tessuti, ‘Until the end of the year, 100% of all #AmaraVest digital PDF sale are being donated to this member based, not-for-profit arts centre that

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Keturah Zimran’s ‘Puli Puli’ Mural – Darwin

We are thrilled to share with you Keturah Zimran’s ‘Puli Puli’ mural, which now graces the Darwin city scape. In 2020 Zimran’s artwork was chosen to be painted as a mural on the new Litchfield Car Park in Darwin CBD.

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Walking In Two Worlds x FNFD Pop Up, Cairns

FNFD Christmas Pop Up opens from the 15th – 22nd of December 2020. From 10am – 4:30 pm daily.  Cairns Central , lower level opposite City Beach. We have over 15 Indigenous brands from around Australia – 100% of sales go back to the deadly brands. Buy Blak this Christmas. Following a successful FNFD pop

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Finalists – Awards Australia Small Business Achiever Award

Ikuntji Artists are proud to be nominated as finalists in this years Awards Australia Small Business Achiever Award, part of the Northern Territory Community Achievement Awards 2020. The Northern Territory Community Achievement Awards recognises individuals, organisations and groups who are making a difference in our local communities and across the NT. These awards provide an

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Keturah Zimran Finalist in the 2020 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize

We are thrilled to announced that Keturah Zimran is a finalist in this years Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize for her work ‘Puli Puli’. The Ravenswood Women’s Art Prize Australian Art – Any Medium – All Women The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize is an annual prize that was launched in 2017 to advance art

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Tarnanthi Art Fair 2020, Adelaide (Online and Physical event)

The Tarnanthi Art Fair is going ahead both as an in-person event as well as online. And sales begin soon. Lot Fourteen If you’re in South Australia, you can buy works of art in person at the COVID-safe Tarnanthi Art Fair, at Lot Fourteen in the Adelaide CBD from Friday 4 – Sunday 6 December.

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HOME:MADE 20 Exhibition – DESIGN Canberra

Ikuntji Artists are excited to be part of this years HOME:MADE 20 Exhibition! Featuring textiles by Eunice Napanangka Jack, Mavis Marks and Keturah Zimran. HOME:MADE features a curated selection of new furniture, homewares and jewellery by some of the most exciting early-career designers and makers from across Australia. HOME:MADE is a signature exhibition for DESIGN Canberra presented by Craft

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