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Current Exhibition - Warlukurlangu Artists - Yuendumu, NT

Art Exhibition Current Exhibition Warlukurlangu Artists

Current Exhibition - Warlukurlangu Artists - Yuendumu, NT

In the early 1980s the Yuendumu elders painted ceremonial designs on canvas, which begun the art movement at Yuendumu.  The first painting there was on the door of the Yuendumu school (which later started the Yuendumu Doors series), painted by P. Japaljarri Stewart and Kumanjayi Japaljarri Sims, who are some of the most well-known artists from the community. In 1985 the Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation was founded at Yuendumu. Notable artists who have painted with Warlukurlangu include: Kumanjayi Nelson Napaljarri, Norah Nelson Napaljarri, Sheila Brown Napaljarri, Dolly Nampijinpa Daniels and Judy Watson. Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation is a not-for-profit organisation that is 100% Aboriginal-owned by its...

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Why buy Aboriginal Art?

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Why buy Aboriginal Art?

  “Why buy Aboriginal art?”  Whilst the reasons for buying Aboriginal art can vary by individual, it very often comes down to a few factors that draws us to love and collect Aboriginal art; the connection Aboriginal people have to their land and their innate ability to tell their stories through art. Other reasons often include: It is truly unique to Australia and represented as an expression of our people and land; Every single artwork has its own identity that conveys several meanings and stories told through generations of dreamings; Ethical purchasing of Aboriginal art directly supports the artist and...

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Mornington Island Artists - Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland

Mornington Island Artists - Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland

Mornington Island Art is one of the longest established Indigenous art and cultural organisations in Australia. Mornington Island is a small island of rich cultural traditions, located in the south-east corner of the Gulf of Carpentaria in Queensland. Fully owned and controlled by The Mirndiyan Gununa Aboriginal Corporation, Mornington Island Art delivers locally relevant programs that produce internationally significant artwork. Established in 2005, Mornington Island Art is now a thriving centre. It began when a remarkable group of women led by Mirdidingkingathi Jurwarnda Sally Gabori, her two sisters and four nieces, came together to paint and share their experiences. These...

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Opening Speaker - Clive Scollay, GM Maruku Arts - Thursday 21 Nov at 6pm

Opening Speaker - Clive Scollay, GM Maruku Arts  - Thursday 21 Nov at 6pm

Exhibition Opening of Maruku Artists (Uluru, NT) with Clive Scollay, General Manager at Maruku Art Centre.   Thursday, Nov 21st at 6pm. A bit more on Clive! Clive is a native Canberran, studied art at ANU and went to Uluru in the early 80s at the start of the Indigenous art movement. Clive was part of the local art movement at Uluru. They camped at night and painted all day, encouraged by the sales of their artwork, they then opened the Maruku Art Centre which is a thriving Indigenous owned art centre. Clive was appointed as the Art Director where...

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Opening Exhibition of Maruku Artists (Uluru, NT) - Opening Thurs 21 Nov by Clive Scollay

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Opening Exhibition of Maruku Artists (Uluru, NT) - Opening Thurs 21 Nov by Clive Scollay

Opening Exhibition of Maruku Artists from Uluru, NT- Thursday, Nov 21st. @ 6pm

52 Wollongong Street, Fyshwick, ACT (Canberra)

The exhibition will be opened by Clive Scollay, General Manager of Maruku Art Centre at Uluru, NT. Come hear the stories of the early days of Indigenous art creation at Uluru.

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