Timothy Cook: Recipient of the National Arts and Disability Award
Congratulations Timothy for being awarded the Australia Council’s Arts and Disability Award from an Established Artist. This award acknowledges Timothy’s huge contribution to the national arts as a person who has worked for many years as part of Jilamara’s Ngawa Mantawi (all abilities support) program. The awards were announced and accepted virtually this year due…Read More
Dino Wilson Award of Excellence at the National Emerging Art Prize!
Congratulations to both Dino Wilson and Michelle Woody Minnapinni for being selected as finalists in the National Emerging Art Prize 2021 at Michael Reid Gallery in Sydney! A special shout out to Dino for taking home the Award of Excellence! Please stay tuned for dates of his upcoming exhibition at Michael Reid Berlin. It…Read More
Jilamara Buffalo Hunt Story on ICTV!
Jilamara Arts and Crafts recently produced a 2 great news stories in Tiwi language for ICTV. The stories show Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri and a few other Jilamara members collecting stringybark and ironwood for carving as well as going on a Buffalo hunt to share meat at the art centre… you can find the buaffalo hunt…Read More
Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri on Going Places with Ernie Dingo!
Senior Jilamara carver and artist Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri is featured on a recent episode of Ernie Dingo’s Going Places on SBS featuring the Tiwi Islands! The show presents him exhibiting his amazing skills at collectioning ironwood and ochres from country to carve nationally and internationally renowned works that include iconic Tiwi Tokwampini (birds), hand carved…Read More
NORTH: Tiwi Strong Women Collection
The Tiwi Strong Women’s Collection is a collaboration between non-profit enterprise NORTH & Jilamara, Munupi & Ngaruwanajirri Art Centres. Jilamara artists Dymphna Kerinauia, Kaye Brown, Michelle Woody’s screen printed designs feature in this collection. We are all very proud to see the artwork of these strong Tiwi women celebrated in fashion! Pre-Order the collection Screen…Read More
Jilamara are recruiting a new Manager & Arts Coordinator!
Located 100 kms north of Darwin in the picturesque seaside community of Milikapiti on Melville Island, Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association is an indigenous owned, non-profit arts organisation surrounded by beautiful beaches and bushland. Jilamara is a highly respected indigenous art centre that maintains relationships with commercial galleries and public institutions around Australia. Key figures…Read More
Backroads on Iview
Check out Backroads on ABC iview to learn more about the Tiwi Islands and see a snippet of Jilamara! “Reported with warm-hearted curiosity by triple J newsreader Brooke Boney, this episode of the ABC’s ongoing exploration of Australia’s remote or little-seen communities alights on the Tiwi Islands. Situated 80 kilometres north of Darwin and home…Read More
Kaye Brown Nominated 2018 NATSIAA Awards!
This year, a very special piece Kaye Brown’s artwork has been selected as a finalist in the NATSIAA awards!Read More
Pedro Addresses the Vatican in Rome
The Australia Catalogue in the Vatican Museums was launched in Rome on May 28th & Pedro attended as a representative of Jilamara.Read More
Jilamara Screen Printing is Back!
The Jilamara screen printing workshop is back in action after 2 VERY productive weeks of creativity, thanks to Timothy Growcott & funding assistance from the ABA.Read More