2021

Tactile Arts -Christmas Craft Fair, Darwin.

Join Ikuntji Artists and other wonderful artists for your Christmas shopping this year! You will find our clothes, fabrics, bags and ethically made merchandise. The Tactile Arts Christmas Craft Fair is an annual exposé of Top End creatives showcasing some of the finest locally produced art, craft, and design at the Darwin Convention Centre across

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Art Centres Online: A virtual event of story-telling direct from the desert.

Art Centres Online: A virtual event of story-telling direct from the desert. Celebrate the evolving expression of Central Australian Aboriginal Art over eight days with Desart’s series of short films and online MarketPlace.Speaking from Country, artists share the stories of their work, culture and communities. Be taken into the art centres and onto the homelands

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‘Painting Now’ – Peindre aujourd’hui en terres aborigènes Exhibition, France.

Ikuntji artists are excited to be part of ‘Painting Now’ exhibition, to be held in France in July 2021. As part of the Australia Now France 2021 campaign organised the Australian Embassy in France and DFAT, the city of Le Havre is hosting a curated exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal paintings, with the objective to present

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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 for the second year running! this award is 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

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The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards – Finalists

Ikuntji Artists are incredibly proud to announce that our Ikuntji + Publisher Collaboration has been nominated as a finalists in the Collaboration and Textile Design Category. The collection features designs by Ikuntji Artists that have been screen-printed and made into clothes by Publisher Textiles. “An ongoing collaboration between Ikuntji Artists and Publisher Textiles sees paintings

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Tarnanthi Art Fair 2021 – Online Event

The Tarnanthi Art Fair goes online in 2021. Browse a diverse range of unique works – including paintings, ceramics, sculpture, woven objects, jewellery, clothes, textiles and homewares – handmade by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists at art centres nationwide. Tarnanthi Art Fair is an ethical sales event. Every dollar from your purchase goes directly

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Artists in Residency Program – Gallery of Central Australia

In September 2021 Ikuntji Artists Alison Multa and Pam Brown travelled to the Gallery of Central Australia (GOCA) in Yulara for an artist residency program. Thank you to everyone at GOCA for hosting us! Here are some action shots from their time

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Frock On 2021! Exhibition and Awards Night

We invite you to come and celebrate handprinted fabrics + creativity! Join Ikuntji Artists & FFF at the Frock On 2021 exhibition + Awards Event Details: Date and time Sat., 7 August 2021 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm ACST Add to calendar Location Songlines                       

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Desert Mob Market Place 2021 – Alice Springs

We are excited to once again be part of the annual Desert Mob Market Place to celebrate 30 years! Desert Mob celebrates a milestone in 2021; 30 years of bringing together the art and culture of Aboriginal artists from millions of square kilometres of desert country and kinship. Initiated by the Araluen Arts Centre, the

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Boomalli X NAIDOC Pop UP – Sydney CANCELLED

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this event has been cancelled. 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 year’s pop-up! Broadway Shopping Centre is in a prime location in Sydney’s inner suburb of Glebe. Here is a little

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Ikuntji Artists Pop-Up Fashion , Alice Springs

Ikuntji Artists Pop-Up Fashion Saturday 4th September 10am – 12pm At Central Crafts, Alice Springs After a highly successful event in 2020, We’re once again excited to bring you our Pop-Up Fashion event hosted at Central Crafts, Araluen Cultural Precinct. Featuring plenty of Ikuntji Artist designed bags, purses, t-shirts, Magpie Clothing and a small section

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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2021 – Online Event!

This year we will be coming to you from Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2021 Digital version! Meaning you can browse and shop from anywhere in the world. The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair provides a unique opportunity to purchase artwork direct from over 70 Indigenous-owned Art Centres, whilst being immersed in an exciting program of traditional

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Eunice Napanangka Jack Wins National Indigenous Fashion Award 2021!

National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) 2021 This year we are incredibly proud to announce that Eunice Napanangka Jack has won the Textile Design category for her 2020/2021 Textile collection! And finalists nominations for the Textile Design Category: Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon, Keturah Zimran and Mavis Nampitjinpa Marks and the Community Collaboration Category for Ikuntji X Publisher

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National Indigenous Fashion awards 2021 – Finalists!

Ikuntji Artists are incredibly proud to have five finalists nominations for the National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2021! Textile Design Category Finalists: Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon Eunice Napapangka Jack Keturah Zimran Mavis Nampitjinpa Marks Community Collaboration Category Finalist: Ikuntji X Publisher Textiles Collection The 2021 Awards ceremony will take place in Darwin on Tuesday, 3 August 2021,

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Frock on 2021

Announcing a partnership between Ikuntji Artists and Flying Fox Fabrics to bring to you ‘Frock on 2021’ – spotlight on hand-printed indigenous designes fabric! This is a celebratory event that brings together Aboriginal fabric design and and people who like to sew. This event will see makers creating garments from our Ikuntji Textiles Collection. the

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‘Women in Social Enterprise – Remote Australian Communities and Cambodia’ – Affluent Society

In July 2021, we spoke with Affluent Society about our collaborative project with Flying fox Fabrics and Cambodian Artisans. you can check out the collection here. Women in Social Enterprise – Remote Australian Communities and Cambodia We spoke with three inspiring women whose social enterprises/organisations are integral to their communities – discussing the work they

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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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