These artworks take many forms, and are sought-after nationally and internationally: paintings and drawings on board, canvas, paper, sculptures and ornaments The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia acknowledges Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live and gives respect to their Elders both past and present. 10 August - 3 November 2019 | 36th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards. 1998 The landmark exhibition Ilan Pasin (this is our way): Torres Strait art, organised by Torres Strait Islander curators Tom Mosby and Brian Robinson, is held at Cairns Regional Gallery to mark the centenary of the Haddon Expedition. Collection Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Australia’s longest running and most prestigious Indigenous art awards that captures the attention of the nation. Torres Strait Islander Art from Badu Island Welcome Badu Art Centre is one of Australia’s foremost Indigenous Art Centres and is where an exciting group of artists from Badu Island, Queensland Australia, create beautiful work. Indigenous Australian art includes art made by Aboriginal Australian and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia, including collaborations with others. Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri Warlugulong, 1976. Lin Onus Fruit bats, 1991. Showcasing the very best Australian Indigenous art from around the country, from emerging and established artists. Tarnanthi is led by Artistic Director Nici Cumpston, the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art. They form part of the Australian nation, and their Indigenous artists form a distinctive group within the Aboriginal art regions. The Torres Strait Islands are a group of 274 small islands which lie in the straits separatingCape York Peninsula in far northern Queensland from the island of New Guinea. Art in the Torres Strait Islands By: David Wroth, Japingka Gallery, 2015 The Torres Strait Islands, located off the coast of the northernmost tip of Queensland, are 274 islands that made up a historically busy intersection of trading and exploring. Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri Warlugulong, 1976. Visual art and Aboriginal knowledges Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander perspectives Due to the diversity within Aboriginal language groups, Aboriginal art … Ginger Riley Munduwalawala Ngak Ngak and the ruined city, 1998. Of Afghan, English, Irish and Barkindji heritage, Nici is a descendant of the Darling River people of northern NSW and is culturally affiliated with the River Murray people in South Australia. Michael Riley Maria, 1985. Ginger Riley Munduwalawala Ngak Ngak and the ruined city, 1998. Collection Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. The Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA) exhibition captures the attention of the nation, with an inspiring breadth of work from emerging and established artists. Torres Strait Islander Art from Badu Island Welcome Badu Art Centre is one of Australia’s foremost Indigenous Art Centres and is where an exciting group of artists from Badu Island, Queensland Australia, create beautiful work. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts are a rich contribution to the world’s culture, and to Australia’s diverse contemporary culture and national identity. The Australian Art Network specialises in high quality contemporary Aboriginal Art and Torres Strait Islander Art - limited edition prints, paintings, sculptures and books. Mawalan Marika Djan'kawu creation story, 1959.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts include classical, traditional and contemporary practice, including all new forms of … See how the imagery differs from region to region. There are hundreds of artists operating across the region, with three independent Art Centres producing high quality artwork for festivals and exhibitions across the globe. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art is as alive today as it was thousands of years ago. As in the ancient past, the art is inseparable from everyday life. Mawalan Marika Djan'kawu creation story, 1959. Emily Kam Ngwarray Untitled (Alhalker), 1992. Torres Strait Islander art is art developed by a Torres Strait Islander artist or artists. Browse our website to view over 400 works and biographies of the artists who created them. The art of contemporary Indigenous Australians takes many forms.