2020

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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‘As far as the eye can see’ Travelling Exhibition (A Blue Mountains Cultural Centre exhibition)

As far as the eye can see has returned to Katoomba after being to 9 venues across 5 states with a wonderful response from all galleries and audiences. As far as the eye can see is an exhibition of works by prominent Australian printmakers investigating their local landscapes. It celebrates the breadth and depth of printmaking

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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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Eunice Napanangka Jack wins Defiance Gallery Award in Paddington Art Prize!

Ikuntji Artists is proud to announce that Eunice Napanangka Jack’s painting, Kuruyultu, has won the Defiance Gallery Award in this year’s Paddington Art Prize. The Paddington Art Prize is a $30,000 National acquisitive prize, awarded annually for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape. The Defiance Gallery Prize offers two unrepresented finalists an exhibition at Mary

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TARNANTHI Art Fair 2019, Adelaide

Ikuntji Artists are excited to once again be a part of  TARNANTHI Art Fair, this October! Lovers and collectors of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art have the opportunity to meet artists and buy superb works of art at the Tarnanthi Art Fair. The TARNANTHI Art Fair presents more than 40 art centres and over

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Eunice Napanangka Jack Finalist in Paddington Art Prize 2019!

We are thrilled to announce that Eunice Napanangka Jack’s painting ‘Kuruyultu’ is a national finalist in the Paddington Art Prize 2019! The Paddington Art Prize is a $30,000 National acquisitive prize for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape, now in it’s 16th year. In addition, UNSW Art & Design will offer a selected artist the

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NARI (National Ageing Research Institute) Art Centre Research Project

Ikuntji Artists have been working with NARI’s research team involved in researching the role of art centres in remote Australia in supporting older Aboriginal people, and those living with dementia. Read more from NARI here In September this year, CAAMA (Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association) came out to Haasts Bluff to film Artists and staff

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