2011 Visual Arts Program

Artback NT toured a number of exhibitions throughout 2011. Please see the links below for further information.

N O R T H E R N   I M P R E S S I O N S   –
A   C E L E B R A T I O N   O F   C O N T E M P O R A R Y   P R I N T M A K I N G

Minnie Lumai, Yab-yab-gnerni-gnim (Sugarbag Dreaming), 2008Northern Impressions is a vibrant celebration of Australian contemporary fine art prints, presented by Artback NT: Arts Development and Touring, in conjunction with Northern Editions, Charles Darwin University. Read more...

Minnie Lumai, Yab-yab-gnerni-gnim (Sugarbag Dreaming), detail, 2008.

D J A L K I R I :   W E   A R E   S T A N D I N G   O N   T H E I R   N A M E S   –   B L U E   M U D   B A Y

John Wolseley, Sea Wrack: Tide after Tide – Baniyala, detail, 2010, etching, 50 x 62 cmThis exquisite series of prints is the culmination of a vibrant and intensive cross-cultural exchange between five highly respected Yithuwa Madarrpa artists and four renowned artists from across Australia. Read more...


John Wolseley, Sea Wrack: Tide after Tide – Baniyala, detail, 2010,
etching, 50 x 62 cm

G O O D   S T R O N G   P O W E R F U L

Lance James, Untitled, 2010In partnership with Arts Access Darwin, this touring exhibition will showcase the extraordinary works that have been produced through Art Centres in the Northern Territory by established and emerging Indigenous artists with disabilities. Read more...

Lance James, Untitled, 2010

C O L O U R S   O F   T H E   C O U N T R Y   I I   –
T H E   A L I C E   S P R I N G S   B E A N I E   F E S T I V A L

Niningka Lewis, Ernabella, Teapot Mukata, circa 2010As iconic Australian headwear, the beanie has been celebrated by the Alice Springs Beanie Festival since 1996. It is a colourful exhibition encapsulating the whimsical essence of the Beanie Festival. Read more...

Niningka Lewis, Ernabella, Teapot Mukata, circa 2010, crochet with tjanpi woven teapot, 20 x20 x22cm.

Y I L O G A !   T I W I   F O O T Y

From Yiloga! MULUWURRI (Magpie Geese) School classroom being used as dressing room before the game. Photographer: Peter Eve 2005A striking reminder of the complexity of the country in which we live, Yiloga! is a exploration of football and it’s importance in the life of an Indigenous community. Read more...


MULUWURRI (Magpie Geese). School classroom being used as dressing room before the game. Photographere Peter Eve 2005

A   D O G ‘ S   L I F E   –   D I O N   B E A S L E Y

'Dangerous Dog' by Dion Beasley, 2008While many people will be familiar with Dion's Cheeky Dogs from Tshirts, this collection of prints showcases a whole new side of Dion's work. Read more...

Dion Beasley, Dangerous Dog, screenprint with wash, 625 x 825mm. Photo: Angus Cameron

R E P L A N T    –   A   N E W   G E N E R A T I O N   O F   B O T A N I C A L   A R T

Black Plum, Deborah Wurrkidj, 2006Replant is a ground breaking exhibition which straddles boundaries between science and art. Read more...
Black Plum, Deborah Wurrkidj, 2006.
Photo courtesy of Nomad Art