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Exhibition

Walka Wiru Ngangampa – Our Wonderful Paintings – in association with Iwantja Arts

Where

Outstation Gallery
8 Parap Place
Parap, 0820
Darwin, Northern Territory

Art Centres

This exhibition is brought to you by Outstation, in collaboration with the following art centres:

Artists

  • Angkuna Baker Bessy
  • Betty Chimney
  • Betty Chimney and Raylene Walatinna
  • Betty Muffler and Maringka Burton
  • Emily Cullinan
  • Judith Walkabout
  • Maisie King
  • Maringka Burton
  • Nellie Coulthard Ngampa
  • Rene Sundown
  • Women's Collaborative

The women of Iwantja Arts are strong women. Their works are big and powerful, tracing rugged country and ancient tjukurrpa.

‘Walka Wiru Ngangampa : Our Wonderful Paintings’ is testament not only to their talent but the breadth of their artistry, with complex, subtle collaborative paintings from Betty Muffler and Maringka Burton sitting alongside the bold mark making of Maise King.

The exhibition also features the luminescent dot work of Nellie Coulthard Ngampa and Rene Sundown, whose paintings are so evocative of their desert landscapes, while also presenting a number of resplendent works from senior artist Betty Chimney.

Betty was a finalist in this year’s National and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, and her paintings in ‘Walka Wiru Ngangampa’ – both individual and collaborations with her daughter Raylene Walatinna – are intense.

Strikingly different again are the moody works from Judith Walkabout, depicting the plant life of Iwantja Springs, and the bright works of Angkuna Baker Bessy, rich with story and culture.

They are ten very distinct artists, but they are indeed wonderful paintings.

Tjuntala Ngurangka (country with Acacia Wattle) Nellie Coulthard Ngampa

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Tjuntala Ngurangka (country with Acacia Wattle) Nellie Coulthard Ngampa

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Tjuntala Ngurangka (country with Acacia Wattle) Nellie Coulthard Ngampa

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Tjuntala Ngurangka (country with Acacia Wattle) Nellie Coulthard Ngampa

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Amarouna Rene Sundown

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Amarouna Rene Sundown

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Amarouna Rene Sundown

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Areyonga Angkuna Baker Bessy

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Areyonga Angkuna Baker Bessy

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Areyonga Angkuna Baker Bessy

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Ngayuku Ngura (My Country) Maisie King

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Ngayuku Ngura (My Country) Maisie King

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Ngayuku Ngura (My Country) Maisie King

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Ngayuku Ngura (My Country) Maisie King

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Ananyi Ngura (Travelling Country) Emily Cullinan

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Ananyi Ngura (Travelling Country) Emily Cullinan

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Ananyi Ngura (Travelling Country) Emily Cullinan

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Ananyi Ngura (Travelling Country) Emily Cullinan

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Anamaruku Tjuta (many caterpillars) Maringka Burton

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Ngayuku Ngura (My Country) Betty Chimney

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Ngayuku Ngura (My Country) Betty Chimney

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Nganampa Ngura (Our Country) Betty Chimney and Raylene Walatinna

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Nganampa Ngura (Our Country) Betty Chimney and Raylene Walatinna

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Ngangkari Ngura (Healing Country) Betty Muffler and Maringka Burton

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Ngangkari Ngura (Healing Country) Betty Muffler and Maringka Burton

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Ngangkari Ngura (Healing Country) Betty Muffler and Maringka Burton

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Iwantja Women's Collaborative

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Iwantja Springs Judith Walkabout

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Iwantja Springs Judith Walkabout

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Iwantja Springs Judith Walkabout

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