APY Lands Aboriginal Art

A selection of paintings showing the styles from this Aboriginal art region - some paintings may still be available for sale, while some may have been sold.

 

Minyma Kutjara by Julie Woods

Julie Woods  |  Minyma Kutjara

Jap 020130  |  acrylic on linen  |  162 x 106 cm

Minyma Kutjara by Janice Woods

Janice Woods  |  Minyma Kutjara

Jap 018234  |  acrylic on canvas  |  120 x 60 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Teresa Baker

Teresa Baker  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 019899  |  acrylic on linen  |  91 x 76 cm

Minyma Kutjara by Venita Woods

Venita Woods  |  Minyma Kutjara

Jap 018249  |  acrylic on canvas  |  120 x 90 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Patricia Baker

Patricia Baker  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 019909  |  acrylic on linen  |  183 x 122 cm

My Country by Imitjala Curley

Imitjala Curley  |  My Country

Jap 016743  |  acrylic on linen  |  150 x 98 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Carolanne Ken

Carolanne Ken  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 018535  |  acrylic on linen  |  120 x 90 cm

Kalaya Tjukurpa – Emu Dreaming by Patricia Baker

Patricia Baker  |  Kalaya Tjukurpa – Emu Dreaming

Jap 007693  |  acrylic on linen  |  122 x 91 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Carolanne Ken

Carolanne Ken  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 018536  |  acrylic on linen  |  150 x 90 cm

Mamungari Tjukurrpa – Mother’s Country by Pollyanne Smith & Mantuna George

Pollyanne Smith & Mantuna George  |  Mamungari Tjukurrpa – Mother’s Country

Jap 018257  |  acrylic on canvas  |  120 x 120 cm

Mamungari Tjukurrpa – Mother’s Country by Pollyanne Smith & Mantuna George

Pollyanne Smith & Mantuna George  |  Mamungari Tjukurrpa – Mother’s Country

Jap 018258  |  acrylic on canvas  |  120 x 120 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Patricia Tunkin & Clarise Tunkin

Patricia Tunkin & Clarise Tunkin  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 018549  |  acrylic on canvas  |  200 x 160 cm

Minyma Kutjara by Janice Woods

Janice Woods  |  Minyma Kutjara

Jap 020278  |  acrylic on canvas  |  138 x 97 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Carolanne Ken

Carolanne Ken  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 018537  |  acrylic on linen  |  120 x 90 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Patricia Baker

Patricia Baker  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 019908  |  acrylic on canvas  |  151 x 92 cm

Pending Payment

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Teresa Baker

Teresa Baker  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 019901  |  acrylic on linen  |  70 x 56 cm

Seven Sisters Dreaming by Madeline Curley

Madeline Curley  |  Seven Sisters Dreaming

Jap 018544  |  acrylic on linen  |  150 x 90 cm

Seven Sisters Dreaming by Meredith Curley

Meredith Curley  |  Seven Sisters Dreaming

Jap 018547  |  acrylic on linen  |  90 x 61 cm

Seven Sisters Dreaming by Madeline Curley

Madeline Curley  |  Seven Sisters Dreaming

Jap 018545  |  acrylic on linen  |  120 x 90 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Teresa Baker

Teresa Baker  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 019907  |  acrylic on linen  |  112 x 101 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Teresa Baker

Teresa Baker  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 019900  |  acrylic on linen  |  91 x 76 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Carolanne Ken

Carolanne Ken  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 018538  |  acrylic on linen  |  121 x 61 cm

Minyma Kutjara by Julie Woods

Julie Woods  |  Minyma Kutjara

Jap 018246  |  acrylic on canvas  |  120 x 90 cm

Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa by Carolanne Ken

Carolanne Ken  |  Minyma Marlilu Tjukurrpa

Jap 018539  |  acrylic on linen  |  120 x 60 cm

Minyma Kutjara by Elaine Woods

Elaine Woods  |  Minyma Kutjara

Jap 018243  |  acrylic on canvas  |  120 x 90 cm

The APY (Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara) Lands is a major Aboriginal local government zone in the inland of South Australia. It was established in 1981 and covers an area over 100,000 square kilometres of arid country in the northwest corner of South Australia. The indigenous people are Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara language speakers, with about 2,500 people living on APY Lands. There are twenty communities and Homelands centres with the administration centre located at Umuwa.

Some of the main communities on APY Lands include Amata, Indulkana, Kaltjiti (Fregon), Mimili, Pukatja (Ernabella), Pipalyatjara and Watarru. The homelands include Kanpi, Nyapari, Kalka and Yunyarinyi.

Historically the APY Lands had largely been an Aboriginal Reserve since 1921. Ernabella Mission was created in 1937 by the Presbyterian Church at Pukatja and then settlements at Amata and Kaltjiti were set up in the early 1960s. Indulkana was built in 1968 as a centre for government services.

Ernabella is home to the longest running Aboriginal art centre in Australia as it has operated since 1948. It has produced fabrics and woven rugs as well as paintings, ceramics and prints. Today there are over 400 artists working at art centres at Tjala Arts, Mimili Maku, Iwantja, Tjungu Palya and Kaltjiti. The APY Lands have created distinctive and colour-filled artworks that express Anangu connections to culture and Country.

Anangu Artists Exhibition 

Andrea Adamson Exhibition