Published 01 March 2020
Published 01 December 2019
The artist writes about her art practice.
Maningrida Art and Craft is synonymous with the best of contemporary traditional Aboriginal bark painting and sculpture, both major individual works and important collections.
Published June 1990
Kerry Giles and Melanie Howard talking to Felicity Wright about the mural in Port Lincoln South Australia.
Looks at the art practice of Milton Budge.
Bathurst and Melville Islands lie of the north coast of Australia about 100 kms from Darwin. They are the home to the Tiwi. As a result of the isolation of Tiwi people their culture has developed independently from others on the mainland. This is reflected in their art which is very bold.
Looks at the art practice in Moree in north western NSW.
Examines the Desert Designs Company formed by Stephen Culley and David Wroth which began in the early 1980s.
"From the time that whites arrived in Tasmania and up until 1983 Aboriginal performing arts especially theatre arts, had become almost as extinct as whites would have people believe Tasmanian Aborigines were. Not so!"
Looks at the Canberra School of Art Print Workshop has played a key role in encouraging Aboriginal artist to make prints.
Emerging from the heart of central Australia is the most exciting and dynamic development in modern Australian art. The materials are modern -acrylic on canvas. But the content is traditional - mythical and ritual.
Until recently, Pitjantjatjara communities had very limited acces to or influence from mainstream media, communications, technology and information systems. English is still a foreign language to most of the population and functional levels of literacy are very low.
Looks at the works of West Australian artist Shane Pickett.
There can be few artists who live and work in such isolation as does Jimmy Pike. His isolation is not merely geographical, though our camp on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert is two and a half hours' drive in dry weather from Fitzroy Crossing and inaccessible in dry weather, but also social and artistic.