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Tiwi Jilamara – exhibition

11 April @ 10:00 am - 26 May @ 5:00 pm

Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop Tiwi Jilamara

EXHIBITING ARTISTS

Barbara Puruntatameri, Chris Black, Colleen Freddy, Conrad Tipungwuti Kamilowra, Dino Wilson, Dymphna Kerinaiua, Geraldine Pilakui, Glen Farmer Illortaminni Tjipomurrayl, Janice Murray Pungautiji, Jimmy Mungatopi, Johnathon Bush, Kaye Brown, Kenny Brown, Mary Magdalene Tipungwuti, Michelle Woody, Nicholas Mario, Pamela Brooks, Pauletta Kerinaiua (JNR), Pedro Wonaeamirri, Pius Tipungwuti, Raelene Kerinauia Lampuwatu, Timothy Cook and Tina Patlas.

About Tiwi Jilamara

Established in 1989 the Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association (JACA) is owned and governed by Tiwi artists from Milikapiti community on Melville Island – one of the Northern most points of Australia.

Artworks by Jilamara artists are held in major collections around the world including our major Australian institutions. The Tiwi artists are nationally and internationally renowned for their unique, traditional Tiwi style.

They produce contemporary works based on ceremonial body painting designs, clan totems and Tiwi creation stories.

Tiwi Jilamara – a group exhibition of prints, ochres on paper and sculptures will form an official Tiwi group exhibition at QG&W.

Artists in the exhibition are excited by the prospect and are hoping to travel to Queenscliff to represent Jilamara and Tiwi culture and also visit Queenscliff Primary School to host a demonstration and talk about their culture, art and tradition.

QG&W are incredibly honored to have signed an official agreement directly with the JACA which now permits the gallery to exhibit and sell the artists’ magnificent Tiwi works.

Details

Start:
11 April @ 10:00 am
End:
26 May @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop
81 Hesse Street
Queenscliff, VIC 3225 Australia
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Phone:
0352584927
Website:
http://qgw.com.au/event/creatures/
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