2024

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

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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

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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.

‘UPLANDS’ at Tarnanthi Art Fair

Ended — at Art Gallery of South Australia — Exhibitions

Agency has partnered with more than 20 remote First Nations art centres across the country to deliver a landmark digital project that invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to share their art centres, community collections, and artistic and cultural practices with the world. Ikuntji Artists is exited to be featured as part of this

Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out – Sydney

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

Finalist in the NT Chief Minister’s Export Award 2023

Ended — at Parliament House, Darwin City — News

Ikuntji Artists is part of 13 Finalist in this years Chief Minister’s Export Awards for the Northern Territory. Now in it’s 30th year this prestigious award is coordinated by the Chamber of Commerce NT with support from Austrade and the NT Government. It recognises the outstanding achievements and success stories of Northern Territory exporters and

Ikuntji Artists x New Zealand Fashion Week 2023

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Ikuntji Artists took out the night at Go Media Miromoda Runway for this years New Zealand Fashion Week. Taking place in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Ikuntji Artists was the final show-stopper, closing out the evening with a collection of our artist’s screen-printed fabrics. The Miromoda Runway was created initially for Māori fashion designers. ‘Miro’ is a

Back Stage at Country to Couture 2023

Ended — at Darwin Convention Centre — Exhibitions

Country to Couture returned to Larrakia Country this August with a record 22 collections across two sold out runaways. Selected to take part in the annual event of First Nations textiles and fashion design for Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF), Ikuntji Artists showcased our newest collection in the second runway. Featured were bold designs in

Ikuntji Artists Runner Up at Business Excellence Awards 2023

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Ikuntji Artists has won the runner up award at the Central Australia Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for 2023 in Business Excellence. This award celebrates and recognises outstanding customer services offered in both the private and public sectors all while rewarding hardworking individuals and businesses that survive for excellence. We’re proud of the achievements that

Ikuntji Textiles at Central Craft, Alice Springs NT

Ended — at Central Craft — Exhibitions

Ikuntji Textiles will once again be on display at Central Craft in Alice Springs this coming October and September as part of the Satellite events for Desart Mob 2023. With all new designs and colourways installed from Saturday 2nd September, you can view and pre-order some of the beautiful textile pieces Ikuntji Artists have to