Region | Darwin/Katherine

Miriam Charlie

Miriam Charlie

Director Miriam 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. (more…) Miriam Charlie Site

Jangu Nundhirribala

Jangu Nundhirribala

ANKAAA Director Jangu Nundhirribala, was born in East Arnhem Land and has spent most of her life in the Numbulwar community. (more…) Jangu Nundhirribala Site

Bulgul Art Group | Darwin/Katherine

The Bulgul Art Group are a group of strong artists and healers working from Bulgul Homeland 220 km north west of Darwin. Bulgul Art Group Bulgul Homeland PO Box 100, Batchelor NT 0845 t +61 400 276 513 or t +61 487 156 665

Coomalie Cultural Centre | Darwin/Katherine

Coomalie Cultural Centre

Coomalie Cultural Centre Batchelor Institute’s Coomalie Cultural Centre conducts artist’s residencies, exhibitions and cultural projects and operates a retail outlet of art and craft. It presents a diverse range of artwork from across the Top End and Central Australia. Coomalie Cultural Centre was officially opened in 1999. Located en route to Litchfield National Park the […]

Djilpin Arts | Katherine

Djilpin Arts, Darwin/Katherine

Djilpin Arts Aboriginal Corporation is a not for profit organisation based in the Beswick (Wugularr) community of the Northern Territory. It was established in 2002 to maintain, develop and promote traditional and contemporary Indigenous visual and performing arts of the Katherine and Arnhem regions. Working in country with kin and culture across generations Djilpin Arts’ […]

Djilpin Arts Katherine Gallery & Cafe | Katherine

Djilpin Arts Gallery Cafe, Katherine

Right in the heart of Katherine you’ll find our well stocked gallery is a cool and comfortable place to have a coffee and cake, or a cool drink, either inside or in our pleasant courtyard. The Gallery stocks the full range of arts and artefacts from the Ghunmarn Culture Centre, and if you are lucky […]

Dunnilli Arts | Darwin

Dunnilli Arts, Darwin

Dunnilli Arts, part of Nungalinya College, located in Darwin stands on Larrakia land. The name Dunnilli was given to the Art Centre by the Larrakia nation and means “to make something special”. Dunnilli Arts runs training courses for Indigenous students in textile art including screen-printing and batik. Artwork is for sale through Dunnilli Arts and […]

Durrmu Arts | Darwin/Katherine

Durrmu Arts, Darwin/Katherine

Durrmu Arts Aboriginal Corporation is renowned for its fine, contemporary art production, including acrylic painting and fibre work. Senior artist Regina Pilawuk Wilson (winner, General Painting, Telstra National Indigenous Art Award 2003) leads a team of talented emerging and established artists including Dianne Hodgson, Miriam Byrnes, Mabel Jimarin, Kathleen Korda, Margaret Kundu, Patsy Marfura, Rosina […]

Gunga Pandanus Weavers | Darwin/Katherine

Gunga Pandanus Weavers are Darwin based Arnhem Land weavers who take great pride and joy in offering cultural and weaving workshops in the Arnhem Land tradition of pandanus stripping, dyeing and weaving to make mats, baskets, dilly bags and fish traps. They also sell these products privately. The weavers offer selected small group bush tours […]

Karungkarni Art | Darwin/Katherine

Karungkarni Art is owned and operated by the artists of Kalkarindji / Daguragu. The older artists are renowned for their courageous participation in the Wave Hill Walk Off in 1966. They form the core of this enterprise, which provides economic and cultural benefits for the artists, families and community. Their artwork is predominantly painting on […]

Kulumindini Arts | Darwin/Katherine

Kulumindini Arts operates out of the Gurungu Women’s Centre at Elliott. The women print a range of fabric using mainly lino-cut techniques. The images reflect the artists’ connection to the land of the Northern Barkly and the Barkly stock route. The artists sell the printed fabric in lengths and also make a number of domestic […]

Larrakia Nation Arts | Darwin

Larrakia Nation Arts, Darwin

Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation was set up in 1997 to represent the interests and further the aspirations of the eight Larrakia families, particularly with respect to Native Title. Administered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act, it is a dynamic, membership-based organisation, and a major Aboriginal service delivery and business development organisation in […]

Manyallaluk Art and Craft Centre | Katherine

Manyallaluk Art and Craft Centre

The Manyallaluk Art and Craft Centre is a community-owned organisation that features the work of local Aboriginal artists. Artists paint on canvas and stringy bark, using handmade ochre pigment or acrylic paint in traditional colours. Painted didgeridoos, small sculptural pieces, firesticks and clap sticks are also available. Paintings abound with images of animal life, bush […]

Marrawuddi Gallery | Darwin/Katherine

Marrawuddi Gallery is located at Bowali Visitor Centre in the world-heritage listed Kakadu National Park. The Gallery stocks a diverse range of Kakadu and West Arnhem art including works on paper, bark paintings of all sizes and fibre art including woven pandanus floor mats, baskets and dilly bags. Marrawuddi Gallery is owned and operated by […]

Merrepen Arts, Culture and Language | Darwin/Katherine

Merrepen Arts, Darwin/Katherine

Merrepen Arts, located at Nauiyu Community Daly River (NT), is a well established arts centre with around 20 artists working in a variety of traditional and contemporary mediums painting regularly in a custom designed art centre. A number of the most established artists from the region are now recognised on a national level. The number […]

MiMi Aboriginal Art & Craft | Katherine

MiMi Aboriginal Art and Craft

Mimi is an Aboriginal owned and operated not-for-profit art centre. More than fifty per cent of sales are returned to the artists, with the remaining proceeds going towards running the art centre and providing customers with an ethical way to purchase Indigenous artwork. Visitors to Mimi can often enjoy the experience of artists painting at […]

Waralungku Arts | Darwin/Katherine

Waralungku Arts

Waralungku Arts is an Aboriginal owned and controlled arts centre located in the town of Borroloola in the Northern Territory. It is an enterprise of Mabunji Aboriginal Resource Association Incorporated (Mabunji). Waralungku represents several artists from the four different language groups of the region. Yanyuwa, Garrawa, Marra and Gurdanji. Borroloola, is a small town of […]

Warnayaka Art | Darwin/Katherine

Warnayaka Art

Lajamanu has a population of around 900 Warlpiri people – their stories are in their Indigenous Art The older generation here still remember the first time they met white Australians. Their great grandchildren run around Lajamanu. These older members of Lajamanu Community see Warnayaka as an avenue to achieve a number of needs that are […]

Dorothea Fejo

Dorothea Fejo

ANKAAA Stand in Director Dorothea Fejo (Dotty) is a Larrakia woman who has lived in Darwin all her life. Born in 1966, Dotty speaks English and Creole while she understands many other languages due to growing up in the multicultural environment of Bagot Community on Larrakia Land. (more…) Dorothea Fejo Site

Alan Joshua

Alan Joshua

Stand-in Director Alan Joshua, balances his ANKAAA Director role with being a notable artist, and has painted since 1996, selling and exhibiting works through Ngukurr Arts. His paintings reflect his love and understanding of his country. His work is held in Australian and international public and private collections, including the Flinders University Art Collection, South […]

Peter Jigili

Peter Jigili

ANKAAA Board Member and Secretary Peter has previously held the esteemed positions of Chairperson for both Mimi Arts and Crafts and the Warnayaka Arts and Cultural Centre, and has been on the ANKAAA Board since 2009. (more…) Peter Jigili Site