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Grand Opening - Thursday, September 5th at 6pm

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Grand Opening - Thursday, September 5th at 6pm

Art Mark Gallery is proud to announce its Grand Opening in Fyshwick.  Art Mark Gallery specialises in ethically sourced Indigenous Art.  We are members of the Indigenous Art Code and work closely with Indigenous artists, community-based art centres and Indigenous owned businesses.

Our opening exhibition is the King sisters, Sarrita and Tarisse King who have their Aboriginal heritage from the Gurindji clan, which is located far to the south west of Katherine in the Northern Territory.  Sarrita King and Tarisse King are the daughters of the highly regarded Aboriginal artist, William King Jungala (1966 – 2007).

Sarrita King and Tarisse King grew up in Darwin in the Northern Territory, where connections to Aboriginality and the land were nurtured. Experiences of extreme weather and primal landscape have provided some of the artistic themes for the work.  The paintings provide a personal visual articulation of the earth’s language, where the artists seek to visually communicate the inspiration and ties to the land and keep their ancestral narrative alive by finding new ways to bring the knowledge of the past into the present world.

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Anmatyerre Artist Exhibition - Raymond Walters Japanangka - Opening November 10th

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Anmatyerre Artist Exhibition - Raymond Walters Japanangka - Opening November 10th

Opening: Saturday, 10 November, 10am @Niche Markets @Fyshwick Markets Meet the artist and hear his ancestral stories of his country that have inspired his paintings. Raymond will give a talk at the opening on Saturday, 10 November @ 11am @Niche Markets @Fyshwick Markets Raymond Walters Japanangka was born in Alice Springs in November 1975.His grandfather's country is Ngarleyekwerlang of Yuelumu (Mt Allan) and his grandmother's country is Alhalkerre Atnangkerre (a Boundary Bore of Utopia). Both his grandparents come from the Anmatyerre language group. He also has extended family members from the Arrente, Western Aranda, Alywarre, Warlpiri and Kaytetye language groups. Raymond feels...

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Warnayaka Artists 'Our Stories, Our Land' - October, 2018

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Warnayaka Artists 'Our Stories, Our Land' - October, 2018

The Warnayaka Art is an Indigenous owned art centre which is in Lajamanu, NT.  The Lajamanu Community is 580kms south west of Katherine, Northern Territory.  Lajamanu is halfway between Alice Springs and Darwin.  Lajamanu has a population of around 900 Warlpiri people and their stories are part of their art.  Artists in Lajamanu have been finalists in the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards.

Major Artists:

    • Lily Hargraves Nungarrayi Yirringali Jurrah
    • Rosie Tasman Napurrurla Murnku
    • Molly Napurrurla Tasman Jinjingarli
    • Biddy Jurrah Long
    • Ursula Napangardi Marks

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Fyshwick Markets Exhibition - Ninuku Arts - Seven Sisters

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Fyshwick Markets Exhibition - Ninuku Arts - Seven Sisters

Our first exhibition at the Niche Markets at Fyshwick Markets is Seven Sisters, an exhition of artworks from Ninuku Arts in Kalka, South Australia. Ninuku is a wholly-Indigenous owned and governed Art Centre which supports artists from two communities - Pipalyatjara and Kalka. Each community has a population of around 100-150 Anangu and the majority are Pitjantjatjara speakers – Anangu simply means ‘people’ in Pitjantjatjara. Both communities are located in the far north-western corner of South Australia, near the tri-state border of South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory. The two communities, fourteen kilometres apart, are surrounded by the rolling, rocky hills...

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The King Sisters - Sarrita & Tarisse King - Exhibition July - August - East Hotel, Kingston

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The King Sisters - Sarrita & Tarisse King - Exhibition July - August - East Hotel, Kingston

The King Sisters Exhibition is on display at the East Hotel, Kingston, ACT   Sarrita King and Tarisse King were born in Adelaide, South Australia, and are the daughters of the highly regarded Aboriginal artist, William King Jungala (1966 – 2007).  Sarrita and Tarisse have their Aboriginal heritage from the Gurindji clan, which is located far to the south west of  Katherine in the Northern Territory. The Gurindji came to public attention during the 1960s and 1970s when members employed by the Wave Hill cattle station led a landmark case which became the first successful Aboriginal land rights claim in...

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