Visit the newly opened Eastern Desert Art Gallery and Cafe and view beautiful works from local artists including paintings, sculptures and artifacts. Groups of ten or more have the opportunity to watch artists painting. Bookings essential. Opening times: 10.00am-4.00pm Monday to Sunday. Gallery closed November-March. Espresso Coffee, tea Cakes and sandwiches Wireless Internet available. Continue reading OUTBACK ABORIGINAL ART GALLERY AND CONSERVATION PARK
Stockmen Tommy Bloomfield and David Bird have built a beautiful traditional Bough House for our Eastern Desert Artists. The Artists have longed for a large traditional dwelling in the outback in which to paint - place where they would feel comfortable and relaxed with the atmosphere of the bush all around. Within a couple of weeks of commencing the project, a beautiful Bough House emerged - a large round house approximately 19metres in diameter with a gumleaf -thatched roof and hessian sides. Next to it Tommy and David erected a small shed where we - myself and Elsa (our energetic English backpacker) - mix paints, prime the linen and make snacks and tea for the women. On Mondays the women come to paint at the Bough House. Their families join them and the day is spent meeting and chatting with people from the surrounding communities. The male artists always prefer to come in, collect their primed linen and take it back to the camp to complete. Continue reading The Bough House - a traditional painting place for the local Artists.
Three renowned Alyawarr artists from Utopia: Mary Kemarre Morton and her two daughters, Sarah Kngwarreye Morton and Lucky Kngwarreye Morton visited Tandanya last week and demonstrated their painting techniques in the gallery surrounded by the beautiful paintings and artefacts of their people. Image: Sarah Kngwarreye Morton, Rainbow (Mpwelarr) Dreaming, (detail) 2007, Acrylic on Belgian linen, 120 x 120 cm Continue reading Eastern Desert Artists Visit Tandanya
Rainbow Dreaming, Lucky Kngwarreye Morton, 118 x 119, Acrylic on Belgium Linen (Detail) Continue reading The Power of Place: Paintings and Sculpture from the Eastern Desert at Tandanya, Adelaide
Eastern Desert Art works hard at attracting all levels of Aboriginal art collectors, galleries and interested parties to our Utopian Aboriginal Art website in an effort to create awareness about our business and the Utopia Community Project. Continue reading “Featured Online Listings for Utopian Aboriginal Art”
Eastern Desert Art ABN: 79 722 554 907
Tel: (08) 8956 9433 (Australia wide) or +618 8956 9433 (international)
Fax: (08) 8956 9177 (Australia wide) or +618 8956 9177 (international)
Listed prices are $AUD exclusive of GST. Australian customers pay GST on listed price.