2016

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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entre terre et ciel, at La Grande Galerie, Savasse (France)

Ikuntji Artists is proud to be part of this exhibition of the fine art collection of Yolande Vivaldi. Installation shots of the exhibition in Savasse, France: Excerpt from the gallery in Savasse: C’est avec bonheur que je présente à la Grande Galerie ma collection d’art aborigène. Une exposition aux portes de la Provence qui raconte

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Ikuntji Artists receives Bank SA Grant

Ikuntji Artists is proud to announce that we have received a Bank SA Grant to install solar power systems at the art centre, including solar-powered aircons. This will not only significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the art centre, but also make the art centre more sustainable economically. We would like to express our gratitude

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Desart Photography Prize 2016, Alice Springs

We are proud to announce that Ikuntji Artists’ Albie Jack, Garrard Anderson and Jeffrey Jackson are all finalists at this year’s Desart Photography Prize. Jeffrey Jackson’s photo also received a highly commended by the judges!

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Fashion Parade at Desert Mob Symposium, Alice Springs

This year’s Desert Mob Symposium features a Fashion Parade showcasing Central Australian Indigenous fashion and new talents. Ikuntji Artists is featured with our resin jewellery created during workshops with The Indigenous Jewellery Project. This fashion parade gives an insight into very new developments of art-making in Central Australia and the innovation of this young and

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Kurlkayima Ngatha – Remember Me, Courthouse Gallery, Port Hedland

Exploring links between botany, land, and cultural identity, Kurlkayima Ngatha—Remember Me is an exhibition examining Pilbara Aboriginal societies’ methodology of plant use and knowledge systems. Kurlkayima Ngatha—Remember Me encompasses a range of art forms resulting from a project developed in partnership with IBN Corporation and the Yinhawangka, Banyjima, and Nyiyaparli people, and proudly supported by

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Bold and Beautiful at Talapi, Alice Springs

This exhibition showcases a variety of works from Central Australian art centres with a focus on bold and beautiful colours across the region. Installation shots of artworks by Ikuntji Artists’ Keturah Zimran and Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon (all photos are courtesy of Talapi).

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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2016

Ikuntji Artists will be represented at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2016 again! Come and say hello to our staff at the stall in August! The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair showcases the contemporary fine art of over fifty Australia Indigenous Art Centres at its annual event. The fair is held in Darwin, on Larrakia Lands,

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