2017

Ikuntji Artists at Blak Markets, Barangaroo Sydney

Blak Markets are holding the Christmas Markets at Barangaroo! Ikuntji Artists will be there for the first time. Meet our staff, look at our artworks and maybe choose some for Christmas presents! We are bringing a wide variety of works and something for everyone!

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Museum Research by Ikuntji Artists – Chosen, Australia Council

In November 2017, a group of six artists travelled to Alice Springs, Sydney and Canberra to access museum collections. During this trip the artists found material objects created by their family members. They saw photographs of their homelands and their family members as well as of themselves. Douglas Multa, Surparkra Jugadai, Alison Multa, Gordon Butcher,

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Ikuntji Artists at Beads, Beading, Beaded Conference, ANU Canberra

Beads, Beading, Beaded: Developing Australian Indigenous Bead Research Join us this November for an exciting conference focused solely on Indigenous beading and research in Australia! REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!! 16-17 November is just around the corner! Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander beadworkers from across Australia are still strongly encouraged to submit proposals to demonstrate and/or discuss

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Ikuntji Artists seed workshop at Beads, Beading, Beaded Conference, Australian National University ACT

Beads, Beading, Beaded: Developing Australian Indigenous Bead Research Join us this November for an exciting conference focused solely on Indigenous beading and research in Australia! Registration opens 1 September! Register for the conference via this link: https://anu.onestopsecure.com/ConferencingWeb/CreateBooking.aspx?E=BEADCONF Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander beadworkers from across Australia are still strongly encouraged to submit proposals to demonstrate

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From Country to Couture at DAAF, Darwin NT

‘From Country to Couture’ is an Indigenous Fashion Parade held before the opening of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair in Darwin. In 2017, it showcases the collections of eight art centres and designers they have worked with in the previous year. The fashion parade was curated by Grace Lilian Lee, an Indigenous artist who has

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Kuruyultu – Eunice Napanangka Jack at Outstation Gallery, Darwin

Eunice Napanangka Jack is represented at Outstation Gallery in Darwin with her first ever and much anticipated solo show. The body of works in this exhibition was created over a period of 18 months and showcases a deep reflection on her connection to country. The works in this exhibition speak of her father’s country Kuruyultu

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Kapi Palya (Good Water) project

Here at Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff, 230kms from Alice Springs, the community is serviced with bore water. This groundwater can get polluted or be of poor quality. It also has a distinctive, unpalatable taste. However, it’s the only option for most people as bottled water has to be shipped in and is often too expensive. Consequently, it’s

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Digital Media Workshop at Ikuntji Artists

Over the period of two weeks arts workers and artists from Ikuntji Artists had the opportunity to learn how to interview, film and take photos of artists, models and the landscape. This is part of our Australia Council Chosen Funding, which aims at transferring knowledge from older to younger generations. Every day new skills around

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#ART4EDONT, Darwin

In its third year the Annual Aboriginal Art Auction held by the Environmental Defenders Office of the Northern Territory in Darwin includes works by Ikuntji Artists’ Alice Nampitjinpa, Eunice Napanangka Jack and Molly Napaltjarri. The Auction raises funds to support the services of the EDONT and continue their important role for the NT. Please support

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Calleen Art Award at Cowra Regional Art Gallery, Cowra

Ikuntji Artists is proud to announce that Eunice Napanangka Jack has been selected finalist for the Calleen Art Award at the Cowra Regional Art Gallery. The Calleen Art Award encourages originality, creativity and artistic excellence. The Calleen Art Award is an acquisitive national painting prize in any subject and style established in 1977 by Patricia

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2017 Wyndham Art Prize

Ikuntji Artists is proud to announce that Alice Nampitjinpa and Eunice Napanangka Jack have been shortlisted for the Wyndham Art Prize 2017. The exhibition opens on 5 April – 6.30 to 8.30pm. The Wyndham Art Prize is part of the Wyndham Cultural Centre’s annual events and features a selected group of local and national artists.

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Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Strathpine QLD

Ikuntji Artists is proud to announce that Eunice Napanangka Jack, Jeffrey Jackson and Keturah Zimran have been selected finalists for this year’s Moreton Bay Region Art Awards. The Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, running 20 May to 28 May is an annual acquisitive exhibition proudly supported by the Moreton Bay Regional Council. The Art Awards

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Screen printing workshop at Ikuntji Artists

After 25 years Ikuntji Artists is returning to its roots: screenprinting on T-shirts! This workshop will remind founders of Ikuntji Artists of the first years of screenprinting and working on paper, and it will teach the young artists about the exciting techniques. Each artist will have the opportunity to create a set of designs, which

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2016

Spring/Summer Fashion Parade, Alice Springs

The Forkleaf Project presents the inaugural Spring/Summer Fashion Parade for NT Designers in Alice Springs. In Winter 2016, Ikuntji Artists have been busy with The Batchelor Institute of Tertiary Education and created some wild and wonderful desgins which will be shown at this fashion parade for the first time. Make sure to put the date

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Eunice Napanangka Jack

33rd Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin

Ikuntji Artists is proud to announce that Eunice Napanangka Jack was chosen as a finalist for the 33rd Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award. This year’s exhibition will be opened at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory on 5 August. We hope to see you there and celebrate the

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Vincent Lingiari Art Award Finalists announced

Ikuntji Artists is proud to announce that artworks by Eunice Napanangka Jack and Alice Nampitjinpa have been chosen as finalists for the inaugural Vincent Lingiari Art Award! Vincent Lingiari Art Award celebrates 40 years of land rights Desart and the Central Land Council have joined forces to award a lucrative new Aboriginal art prize celebrating

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Desert Mob exhibition, Alice Springs

Every year in September Indigenous run and owned art centres from the Desart membership come together for this key event. Desert Mob is a reflection and showcase of all the artistic developments across Central Australia in the year preceding it. Join us this year again for the exhibition opening, Dance Site, the Desert Mob Symposium

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Desert Mob exhibition 2016, Alice Springs

This year’s Desert Mob exhibition at Araluen features an ambitious project by Ikuntji Artists. 21 artists came together over period of many weeks to create the “Story Necklace”. Trips to country in collaboration with Central Land Council and Macdonnell Regional Council Youth Program made this happen. Whilst women collected the seeds and created the necklace,

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