2020

Finalist in The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards 2020!

We are thrilled to announce that our collaborative collection, Magpie Goose x Ikuntji Artists, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Textile Design category for this years TDF Design Awards! The collection celebrates wearable art from Australia’s Indigenous communities collaborates with Ikuntji Artists to showcase stories from women in the Western Desert through textile.

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Ikuntji + Publisher Collection

Ikuntji Artists are proud to present our fashion collaboration with Publisher Textiles! The collection features designs by Eunice Napanangka Jack, Keturah Zimran, Mavis Marks, Lisa Multa and Leonie Kamutu. Each piece has been crafted by Publisher and the fabric screen-printed by hand. Shop the collection

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FACE MASKS | MCA X IKUNTJI ARTISTS

FACE MASK | MCA X IKUNTJI ARTISTS | KURUYULTU BY EUNICE NAPANANGKA JACK | WOMEN’S BUSINESS BY MAVIS MARKS | WATIYA TJUTA BY MITJILI NAPURRULA Ikuntji Artists are very excited to announce a face mask collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Face masks can be purchased from the MCA store here: These beautifully

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Ikuntji Artists X Flying Fox Fabrics Collaboration

Flying Fox Fabrics source beautiful hand-printed fabrics from remote community art centres and we are excited to announce our new collaboration Ikuntji Artists X Flying Fox Fabrics. Read more about the project here Shop the collection here

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Art Centres Supporting our Elders: A good news story (NARI) – Films

This story invites the audience to listen to Elders, artists and staff from three Aboriginal community controlled art centres as they share the vital role they play in keeping their Elders strong and connected. Elders are the backbone of these centres and play a critical role in maintaining intergenerational connection. Watch the videos here: Art

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Ikuntji Textiles exhibition, Central Craft in Alice Springs

Over the past four years, Ikuntji artists have explored the medium fabric and printing on it in various ways. It showcases the breadth of diversity in screen printing coming out of Ikuntji Artists whilst at the same time drawing on the legacy of the Ikuntji Artists’ printing history. The exhibition will feature a range of

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Parrtjima Festival of Light September 2020, Alice Springs

Parrtjima 2020 has been rescheduled for September 2020. Stay up to date on event changes here Ikuntji Artists are part to be represented with artist Alison Multa in the Grounded installation at Parrtjima 2020. Parrtjima is the meeting place where old meets new.  It is the only authentic Aboriginal festival of its kind, showcasing the

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Desert Mob Market Place 2020 goes online

Desert Mob 2020 Find Ikuntji Artists at the 2020 Desert Mob Market place, Saturday 12th September – 19th September online at desart.com.au Celebrating 30 years! In 2020, Desert Mob celebrates 30 years! However due to Covid 19 restrictions this milestone will be celebrated in 2021. Desert Mob 2020 fantastic Exhibition, Symposium and most of all

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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2020- Online

Ikuntji Artists are excited to be part of Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2020 digital event! DAAF Normally… The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) is held every year in Darwin, on Larrakia Country, bringing together artists and arts lovers in a shared passion for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander contemporary fine art. But not this year.

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National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2020

Ikuntji Artists are proud to be shortlisted for two award categories in this years National Indigenous Fashion Awards! Textile Design Award – Ikuntji Artists Textile Collection 2019 Community  Collaboration Award – Ikuntji Artists x Magpie Goose collection 2019 About NIFA                               

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Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon wins Gorman Collaboration!

We are thrilled to announce that Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon’s artwork, ‘Tjilkamala – Porcupine rockhole’, has been selected as a winner for the 2020 Gorman Colab Competition. This will mean a capsule collection in 2021! Congratulations to the other winners, Melanie Macilwain, Luke Arnold and Etta Vee.

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Fashion Goes Indigenous – Aboriginal Art Directory

Aboriginal Art directory reports on the National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2020, for which Ikuntji Artists are nominated for the Textile Design and Community collaboration categories! Read the full article here. “Everywhere you turn at this time there’s news of some new venture in First Nations fashion. The ladies fashion mags are full of it, the

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Meet the nominees for the National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2020 – VOGUE

VOGUE reports on the National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2020, for which Ikuntji Artists are nominated for the Textile Design and Community collaboration categories! Read the full article here Following the success of Country to Couture, an annual event held as part of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF) with

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‘Fashion collaborations fuel remote central Australian art centre’s popularity’ – ABC NEWS

ABC Alice Springs reports on Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon’s win in the Gorman Colab Competition. Read the full story here. “Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon is no stranger to painting popular artworks but next year, as well as enjoying her paintings, people will be able to wear them as part of a new collaboration with well-known women’s clothing

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‘Congratulations To The Nominees Of The Inaugural National Indigenous Fashion Awards’ – Marie clair

Marie Clair reports on the National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2020, for which Ikuntji Artists are nominated for the Textile Design and Community collaboration categories! Read the full article here. “We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, Australia is home to some phenomenal fashion talent. Case in point: the shortlist of nominees for this

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Mitjili Napurrula and Eunice Napanangka Jack finalists in Megalo International Print Prize 2020!

Ikuntji Artists are excited to announce that ‘Uwulkari – Watiya Tjuta’ by Mitjili Napurrula (pictured above) and ‘Kuruyultu’ By Eunice Napanangka Jack are finalists in the Megalo International Print Prize 2020! Megalo International Print Prize (MIPP) is the annual celebration of printmaking in the capital. The MIPP 2019 exhibition attracted over 1000 visitors to view

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Artists trip to Germany and Switzerland, Australia Council for the Arts

In February, 2020, Ikuntji Artists travelled to Germany and Switzerland to visit collections in the Linden Museum, Stuttgart, The Museum der Kulturen, Basel and The Bernisches Historisches Museum, Bern, funded by the Australian Council for the Arts. Check out photos, videos and stories from our trip on our Facebook and Instagram.

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Ikuntji X Magpie Goose Collection launch

Ikuntji Artists and Magpie goose are excited to launch their collaborative clothing collection! This limited edition collection of hand screen printed, Australian made clothing, features designs from Ikuntji Artists; Eunice Napanangka Jack, Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon, Keturah Zimran, Mavis Marks and Mitjili Napurrula. About Magpie Goose Magpie Goose is a fashion social enterprise showcasing the bright,

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2019

AIATSIS Art Market 2019, Canberra

Join us on the picturesque Acton Peninsula for the 2019 AIATSIS Indigenous Art Market. The annual Indigenous Art Market presents work from a range of contemporary Indigenous artists and art centres from around Australia directly to the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. There will also be a range of cultural workshops, traditional music, entertainment and food across the

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Eunice Napanangka Jack Wins 2nd Prize in the Fremantle Art Centre Print Award!

Ikuntji artist are proud to announce that Eunice Napanangka Jacks print, ‘Kuruyultu’ has won 2nd prize in this years award! Her print was the only Northern Territory Finalist in this years Fremantle Art Centre Print Award! The Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award is Australia’s premier showcase of prints and artists’ books. The award and exhibition, which have

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