• Billabong, Patricia Marrfurra and Goose Egg Season, Marita Sambono.
  • Basket, Kieren Karritpul and Croc Skin, Aaron McTaggart.
  • Lily pads by Louis Pandella, screen-print on raw silk.
  • Fish trap by Kieren Karritpul, screen-print on raw silk. 

New Fabric Designs From Merrepen Arts

05 November - 26 November 2016

Fabric Launch Saturday 19th November 11am.

These vibrant new fabric designs by artists from Merrepen Arts are the outcome of a recent workshop with textile artist Bobbie Ruben.

Depicting flora and fauna of the local Daly River Region, these stunning hand screen-printed fabrics feature designs by highly regarded artists including Kieren Karritpul, Gracie Kumbi, Patricia Marrfurra McTaggart AM, Aaron McTaggart, Dylan Minggun, Louise Pandella, Marita Sambono and Christina Yambeing.


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  • Windows in the Wetland, digital prints on linen by Bobbie Ruben
  • Lotus (Blue), digital print on linen by Bobbie Ruben
  • Billabong, digital print on linen by Bobbie Ruben
  • Woven woollen basket (PS-1-10-16) by Peta Smith

Fabrics and Fibre by Bobbie Ruben and Peta Smith

07 October - 30 October 2016

Windows in the Wetland is a collection of recent fabrics by Bobbie Ruben depicting the wetland landscape of tropical Australia viewed through iconic Darwin louvre windows. The fabrics are digitally collaged photographs printed on 100% linen and compliment a beautiful new selection of woven woollen baskets by Darwin artist Peta Smith.

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  • Lightning and The Rock screenprint by Nonggirrnga Marawili
  • Lightning and The Rock, lithograph by Nonggirrnga Marawili
  • Dhanaya, lithograph by Nyapanyapa Yunupingu
  • Red Lines, etching by Nyapanyapa Yunupingu

Gapan 2016: New prints from Yirrkala Print Space

03 September - 01 October 2016

Buku Larrnggay Mulka at Yirrkala community in Arnhem Land has a long and proud history as one of Australia’s premier Indigenous art centres and printmaking studios. 

These major artists have established a national reputation for their work, having won many of Australia’s Indigenous art prizes.

Artists in this exhibition include: Djambawa Marawili AM, Nonggirrnga Marawili, Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, Mulkun Wirrpanda, Garawan Wanambi, Marrnyula Mununggurr, Malaluba Gumana, Banduk Marika, Ishmael Marika and Dundiwuy #2 Mununggurr.

The 2016 Gapan print selection includes lithographs, screenprints, linocuts and etchings produced in collaboration with  Sean Smith, The Ownership Project, Adrian Kellett and Virginia University as part of Artist in Residency Program at Kluge-­Ruhe Museum of Aboriginal Art, Charlottesville, USA.

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Exhibitions Archive

The Midawarr – Harvest Series

  The Midawarr – Harvest Series suite of woodblocks is the outcome of collaboration between Mulkun Wirrpanda and John Wolseley. Wirrpanda is a senior female artist for the Dhudi-Djapu clan from Dhuruputjpi. Wirrpanda is a leader of her clan and has a lifetime’s knowledge of her country, which is distilled into her art.   Wolseley […]

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Kidin – Time of Plenty

Kidin – Time of Plenty combines both art and cultural knowledge with the rich natural heritage of the Ngan’gikurrungurr and Ngen’giwumirri (Ngan’gi) people of the Daly River region. The collection of images is a study of the relationships between plants and animals and Ngan’gi people who are intimately connected with their country. In March 2016 […]

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The Kunwinjku Counting Book and other works of art from Gunbalanya

This exhibition focuses on paper and bark paintings by acclaimed Western Arnhem Land artists Gabriel Maralngurra, Roderick Maralngurra and Graham Badari and includes a set of 12 paintings that feature in a children’s book entitled The Kunwinjku Counting Book illustrated by Gabriel Maralngurra. The Kunwinjku Counting Book is published by Injalak Arts and launched by Nomad Art in July 2016. This book serves as a […]

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Gulf Country: New screen prints from Waralungku Arts

  Waralungku Arts represents the Yanyuwa, Garrwa, Mara and Gudanji peoples from the Borroloola Region in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory. The Art Centre is set in an arresting landscape of rocky hills, cattle-grazed scrub, billabongs, and wide horizons.   The screen prints depict both the life and the history of the community, as […]

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Badem gooyarrg yirranyjende, goodoo yirranyjende – We collect ochre and grind it

This exhibition brings together new explorations of ochre to works on paper by emerging, mid career and establish Gija artists. Warmun art is a contemporary expression of land and culture central to Gija identity and has a national and international reputation. Artists draw on Ngarranggarni (Dreaming) stories and contemporary life.

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The Wealth of the Land

Chips Mackinolty celebrates the natural and cultural wealth of Sicilian horticulture through a new series of digital prints. Based in Vucciria, near the oldest market in the historic centre of Palermo, Mackinolty set about depicting the new seasons fruit and vegetables as they appeared in the market. The images represent centuries of agricultural practice and cuisine which are fundamental to the […]

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The dark reactions

Michelle Culpitt is a photo media artist whose experimental methods include anthotypes, a pre-photographic process using photosensitive material from plants to create an image.   Anthotypes were invented by Sir William Herschel in 1842. The process involves coating a sheet of paper with an emulsion that has been extracted from light-sensitive plant material. An object […]

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Ground: works in paper by Winsome Jobling

Winsome Jobling is one of Australia’s pre-eminent paper artists. Her work transcends notions of paper making into highly original works of contemporary art.   Steeped in knowledge, intellect and beauty these works draw us deep within the natural environment, unveiling a hidden world and reminding us of the mysteries and wonder of nature. In this series of works in […]

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The Mirrored Image: Ten years of prints at Nomad Art

This exhibition commemorates the 10th anniversary of Nomad Art Gallery, over 100 exhibitions and the numerous projects Nomad Art has facilitated or hosted since 2005. The ethos of Nomad Art is to explore and highlight the cross-cultural and collaborative nature of printmaking through the culturally rich and natural diversity of the Top End of Australia.   […]

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Torres Strait Islander Prints from Badu Island

These beautiful linocuts reflect the artist’s love of the ocean, the strong cultural traditions and relationships they have with Badu Island through its creatures, the wind, rain, earth, sky, stars and the sun. ‘Reflecting our strong cultural traditions and our beautiful relationships with our world we carefully express our love and dedication to the ocean, to […]

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