2012 Visual Arts Program

Artback NT toured a number of exhibitions throughout 2012. 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

Y U L Y U R U   –   L O R N A   F E N C E R   N A P U R R U R L A

Lorna Fencer Napurrurla, Bush carrot, detailYulyurlu Lorna Fencer Napurrurla is the first major survey exhibition of desert artist Yulyurlu (c1924-2006) that traces her development as a highly original artist during her twenty years of practice. Read more...

Lorna Fencer Napurrurla, Bush carrot, detail.

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.

S H R I N E

J-Bird Stuart Highway Glenn Campbell 2010 Digital Print on Aluminium SHRINE includes 22 black and white photographs which document some of the many memorials found alongside Northern Territory roads and highways. Read more...

Image: J-Bird Stuart Highway, Glenn Campbell, 2010. Digital Print on Aluminium