As Alice cools down we enjoy some gentle rain which brings a flush of green to the desert. Wildflowers break through the earth and colours abound. It is great to be out and about in country walking and taking in the visual splendor. This exhibition explores the diversity of artworks interpreting country by artists from the central desert communities.
Featuring artworks from Papunya Tjupi Arts, Warlukurlangu Artists, Artists of Ampilatwatja, Ernabella Arts, Iwantja Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Maruku Arts, Mimili Maku, Tangentyere Artists and Tjala Arts.
Featuring fabulous creatures in flight with bold works from Karen Barnes, Warlukurlangu Artists, Kukula McDonald and Jane Mervin from Bindi Artists and Carlene Thompson from Ernabella Arts. Alongside the feathered friends will be critters from Yarrenyty Arltere, Maruku Arts and other works from Aboriginal community art centres from the desert including beautiful gems from Artists of Ampilawatja and Warlayirti Artists
To coincide with Clay Stories, a touring exhibition at Araluen Arts Centre of ceramics we will have new works from Hermannsburg Potters and Ernabella Arts to add to the cacophony!
Featuring beautiful works on paper, walka boards , quirky Hermannsburg pots and artworks from Aboriginal community art centres from the desert
DESERT COLOUR 2017
AUGUST 31 – 8 October
We celebrate Alice Desert Festival in Alice Springs and welcome all our friends and guests making the annual pilgrimage for Desert Mob exhibition and related events.
The Art Centres involved in Desert Colour exhibition for this year are Mimili Maku Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Ernabella Arts, Tjungu Palya, Tjala Arts , Tangentyere Artists and Warlukurlangu Artists and for the first time Lydia Balbal from Bidyadanga
BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL
JULY 7 – 10 AUGUST
We celebrate NAIDOC week in Alice Springs with recognition of the fabulous artwork that comes from remote Aboriginal art centres. This is an annual exhibition that showcases both emerging and established artists with a focus on innovation.
The Art Centres involved in Bold and Beautiful exhibition for this year are Tjala Arts, Mimili Maku Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Ernabella Arts, Tjungu Palya, Papunya Tjupi, Ikuntji Artists and Iwantja Arts.
SOFT LIGHT EXHIBITION
MAY 10- 25 June
As the seasons shift from the harsh heat of summer the desert takes on a softer, gentler light. The works in this exhibition reflect the change in seasons and the subtle changes in the landscape.
Art centres featured in this exhibition are Artists of Ampilatwatja, Bindi Artist, Ernabella Arts, Iltja Ntjarra, Iwantja Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Mimili Maku Arts, Papunya Tjupi, Tjala Arts and Warlukurlangu Artists.
LITTLE CREATURES – BIG COUNTRY
MARCH 24th – May 7th
Beautiful Little Creatures from Ernabella Arts, Warlukurlangu Artists, Bindi Artists, Iwantja Arts, Mimili Maku, Tjungu Palya Papunya Tjupi, Tangentyere artists and Tjala Arts. Featuring fabulous new ceramics from Hermannsburg Potters, and Ernabella Arts. A fun start to the year as it cools off heat -wise in the desert in a Big Country
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