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Japinka Gallery’s final 2017 Exhibition opened on 10 November 2017

Spinifex Arts Project Exhibition

“Japingka Gallery has proudly exhibited artworks in association with the very remote Spinifex Arts Project at Tjuntjuntjara (some 550 kms to the east of Kalgoorlie), for over 15 years and this special, major Exhibition which many of the Artists will attend marks a pivotal turning point in the lives of all those living and based at Tjuntjuntjara and the surrounding Great Victoria Desert.”

Art Mob launched their Tasmanian Talent exhibition on Friday 3 November 2017. 

“It’s our most comprehensive and strongest group exhibition of our Tasmanian Aboriginal artists in 15 years. The exhibition is hanging now and looking gorgeous! Many of the pieces have been produced especially for this showcase exhibition.”

Some of the artists were there to to officially launch the exhibition!


The spine of our stories brings together the choreographic talents of Bangarra dancers Elma Kris & Nicola Sabatino (Whistler); Kaine Sultan-Babij (Place); and Bangarra foundation member and Yolngu songman Djakapurra Munyarryun.

24 November – 2 December 2017

Ancestors, Elements, Heritage – Japingka Aboriginal Art

“Sarrita King & Tarisse King share an Indigenous heritage connected to Gurrindji culture at Wave Hill in Central Northern Territory. They share this through their father’s line and combine this with their own upbringing in Darwin and Adelaide, and through travelling the continent and experiencing the great diversity it provides.”

22 September 2017 – 31 October 2017

Gallery opening and Dreaming Exhibition at Aboriginal Art Gallery Rotterdam

Aboriginal Art Gallery in Rotterdam is opening a new location.

It’s also the grand opening of their new Gallery in Rotterdam and 10 year anniversary as an Aboriginal Art Gallery. The Australian Ambassador in the Netherlands will do the honour of opening the new Gallery officially! ‘Dreamings’ will be the first exhibition in the new space which will display how different Australian Indigenous art is. Some work from individual artists like the King Sisters, Arkeria Rose Armstrong and Chantelle Nampijinpa Robertson from Warlukurlangu and some work from Warmun and Maningrida and Injalak.

Opening weekend on 7 and 8 October in the new gallery!

‘Intricate Expressions’ at Kate Owen Gallery

Anna Price Petyarre and Dulcie Long Pula are two of  Utopia’s most promising artist. This exhibition showcases their intricate expression of land, country and culture and includes brand new works from both artists.

23 September 2017 – 22 October 2017

Online Exhibition Pintubi – Central Art Aboriginal Art Store

“Central Art has put together a striking exhibition featuring thirteen beautiful works from Pintupi artists.Before becoming integral to the foundation of the Aboriginal Art movement from Papunya in the 1970s, the Pintupi were displaced from their country.The Pintupi remain some of the most traditional people in Australia.”

Online Only

An-Nguliny Rarrk Exhibition – Art Mob in conjunction with Maningrida Arts

Mick England’s first solo exhibition.

13 October 2017 – 27 October 2017

BOAA – Biennale of Australian Art

BOAA will be a Visual Arts Festival, showcasing over 150 of Australia’s most innovative contemporary artists from across Australia.  Ballarat will come alive with large and intimate scaled projects in over 50 different indoor/outdoor locations.  Six ‘Art Villages’ will be activated across the city, providing exciting daytime and nighttime experiences.  BOAA will tell stories of our past, present and future.

21 September 2017 – 6 November 2017

Take a journey across the Australian desert in this Aboriginal-led exhibition about the epic Seven Sisters Dreaming. See stunning artworks, immerse yourself in our state-of-the-art digital dome and visit our vibrant art centre.

15 September 2017 to 25 February 2018

World’s longest beanie, in honour of Cathy Freeman, in the works at Alice Springs Beanie Festival

Posted June 26 2017, ABC News Online, Reporter: Nick Hose and Dijana Damjanovic

Indigenous art gets largest display at National Gallery of Australia

Posted June 24 2017, The Australian, Reporter: Rosemary Neill

Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial

Posted June 9 2017, Sydney Morning Herald, Reporter: Sasha Grishin

Indigenous artists share their stories inspired by family and culture

Posted June 8 2017, ABC Riverland, Reporter: Brittany Evins

Barks Bigger than Ben Hur

Posted June 5 2017, Aboriginal Art Directory, Reporter: Jeremy Eccles

Blak Matriarchy exhibition celebrates Indigenous women’s role in sovereignty struggle

Posted May 29 2017, ABC Radio Melbourne, Reporter: Simon Leo Brown

Fiona Foley Awarded National Art School Fellowship

Posted May 22 2017, Art Almanac

Tracey in Venice

Posted May 13 2017, John McDonald Blog, Reporter: John McDonald

Federal funding to bolster Australia-Singapore relations

$400,000 has been allocated by the Coalition to strengthen regional cultural ties, starting with an Indigenous project.

Posted May 2 2017, Arts Hub, Reporter: Courtesy Erub Arts Centre

The National 

Posted April 8, SMH, Reporter: John McDonald

Parrtjima 2017 to cost $2m, half will go interstate

Posted March 22, 2017 Alice Springs News, Reporter: Erwin Chlanda

The Right to Offend is Sacred

Posted March 6, 2017 Arts Hub, Reporter: Gina Fairley

Tracey Moffat

Posted March 3 2017, John McDonald Blog, Reporter: John McDonald

National Gallery of Australia announces artists for National Indigenous Art Triennial

Posted February 23, 2017 Sydney morning Herald, Reporter: Karen Hardy

Masters revived in Art from Milingimbi

Posted January 26, 2017 The Australian, Reporter: Nicholas Rothwell

Who’s Afraid of Colour?

Posted January 24, 2017 Arts Hub, Reporter: Melinda Keyte

Artist Brenda Croft’s Wave Hill cup links walk-off from the past

Posted January 19, 2017 The Daily Telegraph, Reporter: Elizabeth Fortescue

Vernon Ah Kee: Not an animal or a plant

Posted January 13, 2017 Arts Hub, Reporter: Gina Fairley

SA Museum, Yolngu people breathe new life into didgeridoos from 1880s

Posted December 23, 2016 ABC News, Reporter: Sarah Collard


Posted December 16, 2016 The Australian, Reporter: Tessa Akerman

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