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27TH MERREPEN ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL

27TH MERREPEN ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2014-04-29 15:39:50

The Daly River community (Nauiyu), 240 kilometres south-west of Darwin, celebrates the 27th Merrepen Arts and Culture Festival from Friday 30 May to Sunday 1 June, with a weekend of traditional and contemporary performance, colourful designs, fashion and fabrics, art...» Read More

 

Summer Collector's Exhibition at McCulloch's

Summer Collector's Exhibition at McCulloch's

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2014-01-15 11:02:42

Some seriously lovely offerings at McCulloch's Summer Collector's Exhibition opening this Friday evening, January 17 from 5.30pm. Attending will be Mornington Peninsula Indigenous artists, as well as the directors and manager from the Baluk Arts Centre manager . If you...» Read More

 

Dorothy Napangardi Dead at 55

Dorothy Napangardi Dead at 55

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2013-06-03 11:49:42

Dorothy Napangardi, who achieved a record price for the resale of her art during the resale royalty debate, died in a car accident on the weekend. She and others had been hunting for honey ants after the rains. Tragically one...» Read More

 

US art collector sees red over 'dysfunctional' ban on Aboriginal painting

US art collector sees red over 'dysfunctional' ban on Aboriginal painting

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2012-04-07 17:47:59

A WEALTHY American art connoisseur has decided against donating his collection of 90 blue-chip Aboriginal artworks worth $10 million to an Australian museum or gallery after his attempt to add a painting to the collection was thwarted by national cultural...» Read More

 

Honour for Bendigo amateur artists

Honour for Bendigo amateur artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2012-03-11 12:12:10

A BENDIGO artist has taken out a Victorian award for a confronting black and white photograph of his nephew. Simon Penrose, 25, last night won a Victorian Indigenous Art Award for his work on paper. It was the first time the amateur...» Read More

 

Victorian Indigenous Art Awards 2012: Newsflash - extended entry deadline

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2011-10-28 14:00:44

The Indigenous Arts Awards have decided to offer artists a few extra days to complete online forms. The deadline to register for the online form is still Friday, 28 October 2012. However, once you have registered you now have until 5pm...» Read More

 

Out of the desert great artists come

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-11-03 21:58:45

Aboriginal art has travelled a long way since the early days at Papunya in the 1970s. Painting about his culture and country, and in an uncharacteristic pink, senior law man Ginger Wikilyiri spends weeks just sitting and thinking before he picks...» Read More

 

Reading Room’s Inaugural Fellowship Prize for Indigenous Art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-08-23 21:40:54

Reading Room is proud to announce the launch of the Reading Room Fellowship Prize for Indigenous Art in Australia. The Inaugural Fellowship Prize will be announced at this year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair over the weekend of 21st/22nd August. Awarded...» Read More

 

Utopian Art on display in Tamworth

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-07-09 22:36:12

Today on Breakfast, we discovered more about the art of the Utopian community which is located in the Northern Territory. A local exhibition opened over the weekend, and you too have the chance to experience the incredible storytelling that happens...» Read More

 

Talk about a hullabaloo

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-05-24 23:36:35

Rumours have been swirling during the past fortnight that a private dealer, Chris Simon, has been attracting support from local artists for him to take over Papunya Tula Artists, based in Alice Springs. The institution, with its airconditioned headquarters in...» Read More

 

What is the fate of Papunya Tula?

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-05-24 23:26:40

The threat of hostile takeover leaves many waiting in anticipation for the fate of Papunya Tula Arts. From the ABC: The Australian Aboriginal Arts industry has been waiting in great anticipation for the fate of Papunya Tula. For the past two weeks...» Read More

 

COLONIAL TUTINI

COLONIAL TUTINI

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2009-09-09 00:18:07

The Tiwi people who drove the first White colonialists off their remote Melville Island (80kms north of Darwin) less than 5 years after they tried to establish a fort there are enjoying yet more schadenfreude as their ancient burial poles...» Read More

 

Shining lights of the north

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2009-08-25 08:31:40

WHAT are these colours amid the shadowed greenery? What are the sounds of chant and dance rhythm in the dark? Here, at the rainforest-surrounded Tanks Art Centre on the northern fringe of Cairns, in a set of converted World War...» Read More

 

Walking with Spirits - Sold Out for 2009

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2009-07-20 16:05:22

Presented by Djilpin Arts in partnership with the Australian Shakespeare Company, WALKING WITH SPIRITS is Beswick Community’s annual open cultural celebration. Held 20 kms from the Community at the spectacular wilderness location Malkgulumbu, WALKING WITH SPIRITS features traditional corroborree from...» Read More

 

Barunga Festival

Barunga Festival

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2009-03-23 14:53:52

Barunga Festival is on June 5-8th. We are now calling for Aboriginal bands, sporting teams and artists for entries in this year's festival. Barunga Festival is open to the public, there is traditional dancing, - music, - sports, - art, - basketweaving, - story-telling - didgeridu...» Read More

 

BRISBANE'S BRIGHTEST ARTISTIC TALENT FUSE AT PORTSIDE WHARF

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-11-13 16:48:09

Expect sparks to fly as Brisbane's hottest up and coming artists unite their creative forces for the inaugural Art on the Wharf - a weekend of fine arts in a markets setting, night time light installation from the digital designers...» Read More

 

Lockhart Spirit of the Land Festival recognises Local, National Emerging and Indigenous Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-10-21 20:31:13

This weekend the small town of Lockhart, in the heart of the Riverina, will showcase local, emerging and Indigenous artistic and creative talents as part of the Spirit of the Land Arts Festival on the 24 – 26 of October....» Read More

 

Sydney launch of McCulloch's Contemporary Aboriginal Art, McCulloch's Australian Art Diary 2009 and all McCulloch titles.

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-09-13 02:24:00

Please join us for drinks on Friday, October 24 at 6 pm at the McCulloch & McCulloch stand, The Weekend Australian Art Sydney Location The Weekend Australian Art Sydney, Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park Friday, October 24 at 6 pm at...» Read More

 

Wupa @ Wanaruah

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-09-11 15:27:06

Wupa @ Wanaruah - “WUPA” is an Aboriginal word of the Wanaurah People of the Upper Hunter Singleton area. The word means ‘to make or to paint’, which is a fitting name for an Art Exhibition by two local Wanaurah...» Read More

 

The Weekend Australian Art Sydney

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-09-09 23:43:26

The Weekend Australian Art Sydney will take place from 24 - 26 October 2008 at the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, where over 13,000 art lovers will gather for Sydney's premier art buying experience. The Weekend...» Read More

 

Inaugural Amoonguna Art Festival June 13, 14, 15, 2008

Inaugural Amoonguna Art Festival June 13, 14, 15, 2008

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-06-10 23:40:38

Amoonguna Glass recycling/ blowing studio is now operational! The first indigenous central Australian hot glass artists are being trained in Venetian glass techniques, working exclusively with recycled glass. Already the first finished etched and painted glass sculpture is in production,...» Read More

 

Wet roads, dry town expected to affect Tiwi art sales

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-03-12 01:43:20

An article from ABC News about the Tiwi art sale associated with the Tiwi Islands football grand final. Quoted from the article: Indigenous artists could be forced to walk to a major art sale on the Tiwi Islands this weekend because the...» Read More

 

Aboriginal artist in residence

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-02-25 12:55:17

From ABC online: For the next nine weeks you'll be able to visit the Western Plains Cultural Centre in Dubbo on the weekend and see one of Australia's best Aboriginal artists at work. Lewis Burns is an internationally renowned painter and didgeridoo...» Read More