Miriam Charlie


Miriam CharlieMiriam is a Garrawa, Yanyuwa woman from Borroloola, in the Gulf of Carpentaria, who currently works as the Gallery Coordinator officer at Waralungku Art Centre, where she has been for the past 8 years.

She has extensive experience within the arts industry and cultural leadership; she has been a representative on the Indigenous Education Council of the NT since 2013 and vice chairperson of the Li-Kurlulurwa Language Centre since 2009.

As an artist she has undertaken numerous workshops including photography, batiks, ceramics, jewellery and screen-printing. She has also been selected for national photography prizes through Alcaston Gallery and Desart.

Miriam is currently working towards becoming a professional photographer, and also wants to continue her work at Waralungku Art Centre to support culture in the community and wider areas.

Miriam has also been an ANKAAA Directors during the periods of 2007 – 2008 and 2010 – 2012.


Yanyula, Garrawa & English




Governance & Further Qualifications

  • DesArt Photography Training Program 2012
  • ANKAAA Arts Worker Extension Program Graduate Program 2011- onwards
  • ANKAAA Art Worker Extension Program Participant 2010
  • Indigenous Leadership Course, Canberra 2009 & Alice Springs 2010
  • Batchelor Institute Student 1998-2005
  • British Council Accelerate Indigenous Leadership Workshop (2014)