Aly de Groot, Noleen Lalara, Maicie Lalara & Kenny Mamarika – pre show! Whoa! What a HUGE few weeks for the art centre. First things first, here’s a big wrap up from the Darwin Aboriginal Art fair’s ‘From Country to Couture’ fashion show. A post shared by Grace Lillian Lee (@gracelillianlee) on Aug 8, 2018 at…

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We were thrilled to see a piece of bush dyed silk incorporated in the beautiful wedding ceremony of one of  Anindilyakwa Land Council Anthropologist, Leslie!  

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Annabell Amagula Bernadette Watt We’re thrilled to be congratulating Anindilyakwa artists Bernadette Watt & Annabell Amagula, who have been together selected as finalists in the 35th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA), The awards are Australia’s longest running and most prestigious Indigenous art award and will be held in Darwin this July.…

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Senior Artists Maisie Lalara, Annabell Amagula and Bernadette Watt with Intertwined models backstage. Last week, Anindilyakwa designs made it’s catwalk debut at Intertwined – a fashion show at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Senior Artists Annabell Amagula, Bernadette Watt and Maisie Lalara flew to the Gold Coast with art director Aly De Groot to watch the show…

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A new range of bush peach hues are available through the website – we wanted to share with you where the peachy pink colour is found. Mamaburra (Bush Peach Tree) is found across Groote Eylandt. Kids love to eat the fruit from the tree, shaking the tree to make the ripe fruit fall. Mamaburra bark…

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We’d like to introduce you to Maicey Lalara – our rock star team leader from Umbakuma Community.  “We have been having dyeing days at Umbakumba for 1 year now. Most of my family live at the other community, Angurgu, but my mums family is here. They’re very different communities. Angurgu is near the river and…

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Missed our exhibition Mukulubena at bush traders in November? No worries, here’s a roundup of our favourite photos and the full story! If you’re interested in being the first to find when we next upload a new set of ghost net baskets online, or would like to know about our 2018 exhibitions – sign up…

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Karningaba! We hope everyone is enjoying a gentle start to the year, and staying cool!! Groote Eylandt has been very quiet with the wet season heat as we move through January. As we wait restfully for the Art Centre to re-open we thought you’d like to read a December write up about the Art Centre…

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…And it’s a wrap ( a silk one to be exact 😛) . The gallery is closed and we are having a holiday. Our website never rests and we will back on January 10 to post your goodies . Thanks to everyone who has bought our work and another big thank you to our dedicated team…

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Check out this NT News feature on our recent exhibition Mukulubena (beautiful) Baskets at Aboriginal Bush Traders. This exhibition runs until December 20 and features our new range of baskets created with ghost net & bush dyed textiles. As Aly shares in the article, “Theres something magical when you take this horrible thing out of…

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