Tjala Arts – Mona Mitakiki Shepherd in the Amata Studio. Photo credit – Luke Byrne
Yaama Ganu Gallery in association with Tjala Arts – APY Land SA presents the new show Minyima Tjuta (Many Women).
‘This body of work is Minyima Tjuta – Many Women. This body of work is a selection of Tjala’s emerging to established female painters. The big, bold and colourful paintings from the Senior, Mitakiki Womens Collaborative are featured and supported by Tjala’s mid career artists with paintings in glowing warm tones by Freda Brady, Sandra Ken, Muna Kulyuru and Janie Kulyuru. Aligned with the many women theme is a new work by the young womens collaborative and strong individual works by Tjala’s emerging and early career artists – Maureen Douglas, Marissa Munti, Angela Burton and Joylene Presely.’
Show opens Friday 7th May 2021
All enquiries to Toby Osmond
+61 2 6794 3280
“Nganampa Art Nganana walytjanguku Business palyanu. Munula Tjukurpa kunpu kanyini – Our Art. Our Business. Keeps our culture strong.” Frank Young
Tjala Arts is located in Amata community, in far north-west South Australia on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. An Aboriginal owned and managed corporation, Tjala Arts boasts an exciting exhibition program supporting established, mid-career and emerging artists.
Known for their vibrant use of colour and energetic mark making, works by Tjala artists have been acquired by many high profile collectors across Australia and abroad and are held in numerous public institutions including the National Gallery of Australia, The Art Gallery of NSW, The National Gallery of Victoria and The Art Gallery of South Australia.
Tjala Arts is a professional art making studio where culture is celebrated and maintained by Anangu across three generations. It is a place that honours cultural practice and promotes and supports the highest level of ethical practice in the production and sale of Indigenous art. As an Anangu owned and governed business, Tjala Arts lies at the heart of Amata community and has created widespread financial gain for families in the community and across surrounding homelands.