2017

Painting Power – Ritual, Art & Land, at The Goods Shed, Perth

The relationship between the power of nature and the energy of ritual traditions is explored in these intensely personal artworks by Aboriginal artists living in remote Australia. Their vivid canvases evoke rain making rituals, ancestral narratives, the connection to stars and moon and how they feature in traditional land management practices.

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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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Raw, Norton Rose Fulbright, Perth

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal firm, who as part of their commitment under their Reconciliation Action Plan, will exhibit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and music in Perth. Ikuntji Artists’ Alice Nampitjinpa and Eunice Napanangka Jack were selected for this special event, which only showcases a total of six Indigenous artists. Both artists

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The Women’s Show, Vivien Anderson Gallery

Ikuntji Artists is proud to announce that Keturah Zimran will be represented in Vivien Anderson Gallery’s annual The Women’s Show The annual exhibition of selected leading & emerging Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women artists in celebration of their contribution to Australian & international visual arts & culture The opening is 6pm – 8pm Wednesday on

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Artist-in-residency at IES, Brisbane 2017

Ikuntji Artists’ Susie Lane and Keturah Zimran will be artists-in-residency at the International Education Services in Brisbane. This ongoing partnership with IES brings Indigenous artists to the Foundation Year Students in Brisbane. It gives them an opportunity to learn about Indigenous arts and culture first hand. Through a series of workshops on site students and

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Stories are forever at Merricks House Art Gallery

Ikuntji Artists is delighted to announce that Keturah Zimran is now represented in Melbourne through Vivien Anderson Gallery. Keturah Zimran’s works will be on show in a group exhibition this January and February. Vivien Anderson Gallery presents STORIES ARE FOREVER at Merricks House Art Gallery, Merricks General Wine Store, Merricks on the Mornington Peninsula. Featuring:

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2016

Length and Breadth, New acquisitions from the Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra

From the Flinders Ranges to the Darling Downs, Bathurst Harbour to Broken Hill, this exhibition features a selection of contemporary Australian artworks acquired by Parliament House since 2013. Focusing on images of landscape, both real and imagined, from across the vast Australian continent. Featuring artists: Louise Feneley, Mel George, Pro Hart, Ray Ken, William Mackinnon,

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Aboriginal Art Market at AIATSIS, Canberra

Ikuntji Artists is proud to participate for the first time in the Aboriginal Art Market held at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) in Canberra.  The market will be held for two days,art-market-day-2016-a3-poster2 over the weekend of 3-4 December 2016. Other art centres present will be Djilpin Arts, Warlukurlangu Artists

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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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Borne – Sculpture for the body

A diverse range of established, mid-career and emerging sculptors were asked to make work which could be worn or which stepped into the field of jewellery or body adornment. For many sculptors, this is their first foray into work for the body. At what point does ‘sculpture’ become ‘jewellery’? Is it just a question of

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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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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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