Art Centres

Art Centres

There are seven separately incorporated Art Centres on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in the far northwest of South Australia.  Tjutjuna is the regional Art Centre in Ceduna on the West Coast.  Ananguku Arts also provides services to the Coober Pedy Arts Project and the emerging Anangu Tjutaku Tjukurpa (ATT) art centre in Adelaide.  Through its Statewide Indigenous Community Artists Development (SICAD) program, Ku Arts delivers professional development support to Aboriginal artists in regional centres across SA.

Art Centres focus on artistic excellence.  The work of artists of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands is found in major public institutions and private collections, nationally and internationally.  Art centres are important centres for cultural maintenance.  They are community hubs providing employment and sustainable Indigenous business opportunities.

Ninuku Arts

Ninuku Arts is owned by artists from the communities of Kalka and Pipalyatjara in the far northwest corner of South Australia. The art centre is known for the diverse...

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Tjungu Palya

Artists from Kanpi, Nyapari and Watarru communities paint at Tjungu Palya. The art centre is located at Nyapari in the majestic Mann Ranges known as Murputja. Tjungu Palya began in 2005 and is widely recognised for...

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Tjala Arts, Amata

A history of art and craftmaking at Amata since the 1970’s has exploded into one of the most successful South Australian aboriginal art centres. The work of artists at Amata is recognized for...

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Ernabella Arts

Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2008, Ernabella Arts is Australia’s oldest continuously running Indigenous art centre. Over the years Ernabella artists have...

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Kaltjiti Arts and Crafts

Kaltjiti Arts was established as an independent art centre in the mid-1970’s at Fregon on the edge of the sand dune country of the Great Victorian desert...

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Mimili Maku Arts

Mimili Maku takes its name from the maku or witchetty grub found in the roots of the witchetty bush (acacia kempeana)...

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Iwantja Arts and Crafts

Iwantja Creek marks the place where Tjurki, the owl, rested on his travels. The community grew up nearby on what was an excision of Granite Downs cattle Station...

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Ceduna

The Ceduna Arts and Cultural Centre has a wide range of Aboriginal art, including original paintings, quality didgeridoos, boomerangs, and genuine Aboriginal and non Aboriginal gifts...

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