Arthurina Moreen

Athurina Moreen is a rising star in the Northern Territory AFL womens football league and has been proud to have the opportunity to play with many famous female football players.  Moreen started working at Jilamara in 2021 as a sceenprinter. She has also enjoyed learning to paint from the senior artists and developing her own bright and colourful…

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Phillip Puruntatameri

Phillip Puruntatameri

Phillip Puruntatameri is an emerging artist who has only very recently tried his hand at painting and carving. He joined Jilamara Art Centre in 2020 after moving to Milikapiti from his father’s country, Pirlangimpi (Garden Point). Phillip comes from a long line of great Tiwi artists including Black Joe on his mother’s side and is…

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Jermiah Black

Japalinga (Stars) - Painting - Jermiah Black

Jermiah Black recently started painting at Jilamara this year in 2019. He was inspired to try painting after growing up watching his grandfather Black Joe.  His favourite medium is painting with natural ochres on canvas and paper.  Before joining Jilamara, Jermiah had worked in Milikapiti at the community garden.  As a young emerging artist, he…

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Doriana Bush

Doriana Bush

Doriana was born “over the other side” (of the bay) from Milikapiti. She was delivered by her grandmother. Her mum was really sick after she was born and her father brought white doctors over in a dugout canoe to attend to her. She grew up in Milikapiti, in the old village. Doriana trained as a…

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Kaye Brown

Kaye Brown

Kaye Brown is a senior Jilamara artist who began painting in 2012. Prior to joining Jilamara, Kaye taught at the local primary school and worked at the library. Kaye is a proud grandmother to 15 grandchildren living across Australia. She is passionate about teaching culture to the next generation. Her work has featured in major group exhibitions…

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Johnathon Bush

Johnathon Bush

 “For both my Tiwi people and my global family I want culture to be strong. If you don’t have culture, you fall and have to fight to reconnect. Without culture we are all lost…I hold the Western and Aboriginal law in my hands for all mankind to be equal. I have to balance both laws.…

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Dino Wilson

Dino Wilson

Dino Wilson is an emerging artist at Jilamara Arts and Craft Association, where he began painting in 2017. In just three years, he has foregrounded a promising painting career with recognition by major galleries and institutions across the country. Having previously lived in Wurrumiyanga (Bathurst Island), he worked for many years at the Sport and…

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Roslyn Brown

Roslyn Brown

Roslyn is a proud grandmother and artist from Milikapiti. She began painting with Jilamara in 2016. Prior to that, Roslyn was a teachers assistant at Milikapiti Primary School and worked at the library.  Roslyn is passionate about passing on culture to the younger generation and loves when the primary school kids visit Jilamara for culture…

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