2024

Keturah Zimran’s Artwork Projected on Parliament House – National Reconciliation Week Ceremonial Lighting

Ended — at Parliament House, Canberra — Exhibitions, News

Keturah’s artwork was received wonderfully at the National Reconciliation Week Ceremonial Lighting; her artwork Puli Puli was projected spectacularly on the façade of Australian Parliament House. The artwork projection was held over 3 nights from Monday 27 May to Wednesday 29 May 2024 from dusk to 11:00 pm for the public to enjoy in recognition

National Indigenous Art Fair

Ended — at Overseas Passenger Terminal

The National Indigenous Art Fair will return to Gadigal Land at The Rocks, Sydney in 2024 to showcase creations from First Nations artists, designers and makers for its fourth annual art market. For two days, the Overseas Passenger Terminal will be bursting with art, performances, panel discussions, bushfood and a communal weaving circle. At the

Pine Rivers Art Gallery: Art Collection Up Close

Ended — at Pine Rivers Art Gallery — Exhibitions

Eunice Napanangka Jack’s artwork Kuruyultu (2017) has been selected from the City of Moreton Bay Art Collection for their exhibition Art Collection Up Close at Pine Rivers Art Gallery. Art Collection Up Close is an exhibition for families at Pine Rivers Art Gallery (QLD) that explores different artforms and the ways in which art allows

2023 AWAPA’s – Highly Commended for Best Artist-Led Publication

Ended — News

The Art Association of Australia and New Zealand’s 2023 Arts Writing and Publishing Awards were announced today, with Ikuntji Textiles being highly commended for ‘Best Artist-Led Publication’; A wonderful accolade. The judges had the following to say: “While this publication may not strictly tick all the boxes of the judging criteria, we felt it deserved

International Art Textile Biennale 2023

Ended — at East Gippsland Art Gallery — Exhibitions

Our very own Walter Jugadai has been selected to have his latest fabric design included in the International Art Textile Biennale 2023. Fibre Arts Australia is highlighting the contemporary practice within Art Textiles as an art form. Walter’s textile has been shortlisted!! out of 270 entries from 25 countries. Exhibition now showing at at East

2024 Australian Small Business Champion Awards: Indigenous Business Finalists

Ended — at The Star, Sydney — News

Ikuntji Artists is a Finalist in the Indigenous Business Category in the 2024 Australian Small Business Champion Awards! Amidst an overwhelming response of over 5,500 quality entries from small businesses across Australia, Ikuntji Artists have emerged as a Finalist. The 2024 Champions winners will be announced at two sold-out events at The Star Sydney, presented

Parrtjima – A Festival in Light 2024

Ended — at Alice Springs Desert Park — Exhibitions

Parrtjima – A Festival in Light will return to Alice Springs (Mparntwe) in 2024 from 12-21 April. Join us under the Red Centre’s starry skies and watch the desert come alive with a celebration and exploration of art and culture on Arrernte Country. Our very own Kelly Dixon and her work will be highlighted throughout

Fashion and Art talk at Kluge-Ruhe

Ended — at Kluge-Ruhe — News

Art Centre manager Chrischona Schmidt will be talking as panel member for Kluge-Ruhe’s Indigenous Australian Art Takes the Runway. This webinar is part of a digital program hosted by Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection featuring Ikuntji Artists and Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts, artist Aly de Groot and anthropologist Louise Hamby. You will be astonished to learn how

Ikuntji Artists announced as 2024 National Designer Award finalist

Ended — News

Entering its 28th year, The National Designer Award celebrates the creativity and excellence of Australian fashion designers. As Australia’s most established and prestigious fashion award program, the National Designer Award highlights the future of Australian fashion, providing finalists with opportunities for mentorship, networking and critical industry exposure. Past winners of the award include some of

NYFW: New York Fashion Week

Ended — at Canoe Studios — News

Once again Ikuntji Artists are headed to New York for Fashion Week! A selection of beautiful garments and accessories creating eight unique looks will be shown in the illustrious Flying Solo runway event which occurs on Febuary 11th at Canoe Studios, New York; the largest display of independent fashion designers in New York. This is

Linden Postcard Show 2023-2024

Ended — at Linden New Art Gallery — Exhibitions

For the 33rd time, Linden gallery hosts its annual Postcard Show, an exhibition showcasing diverse, complex, and vibrant art from around the country. We are proud to have three Ikuntji artists representing their work in this year’s show; Daphne Marks, Sonia Jugadai, and Keturah Zimran. Their paintings are available to purchase online via the gallery

2023

Kathy Quin Larry Solo Exhibition at Galerie Zadra

Ended — at Galerie Zadra — Exhibitions, News

Ikuntji Artists is proud to announce that Kathy Quin Larry is currently the feature spotlight at Galerie Zadra, with a solo online exhibition ‘Dance of the Bushflowers’. Born in 1996, Kathy is one of our youngest practicing artists. The exhibition see’s Kathy explore the depth in her theme of bush flowers in the wind. A

Media: AAFW x Ikuntji Artists

Ended — at Carriageworks — News

Thank you to everyone who celebrated our debut solo show at the 2023 Afterpay Australian Fashion Week! We have received so much love for our powerful show and the artists are so proud to share their designs and stories with you. Media: Harper’s Bazaar: EXCLUSIVE: Ikuntji Artists to make its solo runway debut at AAFW

AIATSIS Indigenous Art Market

Ended — at National Museum of Australia — Exhibitions, News

The AIATSIS Indigenous Art Market is the largest Indigenous art market in the Canberra region and it has also become a popular online event, showcasing a diverse range of paintings, textiles, sculptures and much more. Importantly, 100 per cent of sales from the art market goes back to Indigenous art centres, artists and their communities.

Fashion As Art at the Fralin Museum of Art, Virginia USA

Ended — at Violet Crown — News

Fashion As Art 2024 celebrates global artists and designers impacting the world of fashion today. Held on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at the Violet Crown and is presented in partnership with The Fralin Downtown Film Series and the Virginia Film Festival. Launched in 2019, Fashion As Art is an annual event series engaging the community with art,

Ikuntji Artists wins at NIFA 2023

Ended — News

This year Ikuntji Artists has won the Business Achievement Award for the 2023 National Indigenous Fashion Awards supported by the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation. The Business Achievement Award recognises Ikuntji Artists’ leadership as an Art Centre showing both creative and commercial success in textiles and fashion, and positively impacting the Indigenous fashion sector. Ikuntji

Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night – Melbourne

Ended — Exhibitions

In partnership with American Express, the Ikuntji Artists capsule collection for Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out has been created by proud Indigenous man Andrew Taylor, the award-winning artisanal tailor and founder of Sydney-based Mr. A Taylor. This collection is Andrew’s very first pre-sized range and will be exclusively available to American Express Card Members for 48 hours

Ikuntji Artists x Melbourne Fashion Week 2023

Ended — at The Lume Art Gallery

Ikuntji Artists will be represented at Melbourne Fashion Week this coming October with Ganbu Marra Runway. The event featuring First Nation artists such as Adjadura, Amber Days, Gammin threads, Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts with Aly de Groot, Injalak Arts with Ally Beahan, Kamara Australia, Native Swimwear Australia, Nungala Creative, Paul McCann, Take Pride Movement, Wuurn

Tarnanthi Art Fair 2023 Online & In-Person

Ended — at Adelaide Entertainment Centre — Exhibitions

The annual Tarnanthi Art Fair returns in 2023 as both a physical and online event, after two successful years of being presented online. The physical Art Fair provides a unique opportunity to meet Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, learn about their world and ideas, and buy works of art. Exclusive to Adelaide, this popular

Desert Mob

Ended — at Araluen Arts Centre — Exhibitions, News

This year, Ikuntji Artists will have works features in Desart’s Desert Mob Exhibition in Araluen, Northern Territory. Desart will present artworks from 38 art centres across Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and South Australia, providing the public and other artists with an opportunity to view a variety of cultural pieces.