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Back Injalak

Thank you for supporting Injalak Arts

In response to the global pandemic Injalak Arts launched a global campaign of positivity around connection to culture and community. 
We've been overwhelmed by the positive response to our campaign through donations, buying artworks and sharing our posts. Thanks to our generous supporters. We will continue reaching out in different ways to show that we've got your back in these trying times and we're in this together. Stay connected. #backinjalak

Injalak Curates


Whilst lockdown prevents visitors to the art centre or galleries we have launched Injalak Curates.
For the second edition of our online exhibition we want to share new works by Graham Badari. 

Life Forces brings together Graham Badari’s latest body of works, bursting with energy and colour. Graham Badari paints every day opposite Injalak Hill and the billabong where he makes acute observations on the different animals and plants that come with the changing seasons. His paintings show the influence of the visual language of their rock-art heritage, while remaining committed to artistic innovation. It is this beguiling balance of tensions, innovation and tradition, ancient and modern, beauty and terror, that energises Badari’s paintings.

Click on the image to view catalogue or click here to purchase art works.

Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA)

Showcasing the very best Australian Indigenous art from around the country, from emerging and established artists.

We are so proud and excited to announce that Injalak artists Don Namundja & Titus Nganjmirra are 2020 Telstra NATSIAA finalists . For more information click here

  • Exhibition Dates 8 August 2020 – 31 January 2021 
  • Don Namundja was previously selected for the prestigious National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards in 2003, 2005, 2006 and more recently in 2014. In 2020, Don is a finalist in the Telstra Works on Paper Category. 
  • Titus Nganmirra was a winner last year taking home Telstra Emerging Artist Award for his painting of Queen Elizabeth II . This year Titus is a finalist in the Telstra Bark Painting Category.
❤️Stay tuned for more updates❤️

Paintings, Fibre Art & Hand Screen Printed Textiles Available Online Now

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Our talented artists make artworks year round in remote Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory inspired by their culture and local environment. All items offered for sale are made in Gunbalanya (Oenpelli) and the homelands. All arts and crafts sold through this store will include a Certificate of Authenticity. We are delighted to be able to share them with you as they become available and update stock regularly. Injalak Arts is owned by the artist members and all proceeds go to our Aborginal Corporation, a registered charity. Buying from us is sustaining our members and encourages them to continue making beautiful artworks!

Please contact us if you’d like any more information or go to our website.

STRETCHING THE SERVICE: Supporting Indigenous art centres.
Our friends at Chapman & Bailey are offering 10% OFF stretching and framing with nation-wide participating framers and suppliers when you buy from Indigenous art centres.
– 10% OFF Stretchers
– 10% OFF Shadow frames
– 10% OFF Delivery*
– 10% OFF Installation*

Find out more here

We've added new paintings to our online shop.
Sprotin Bangarr has been harvesting barks for new paintings. Watch his video online now.
We've added a new Bark Painting category to our online shop.

Give the Gift of Injalak 

We've launched Gift Certificates in time for Mother's Day. You can buy them here.
An Injalak Gift Certificate is the ideal way to treat your loved ones and let them have the freedom of choice. The Injalak Gift Certificate is valid in our Injalak Arts Etsy store and for purchasing artworks directly from Injalak Arts.

Buy ethical fashion

All our fabrics are printed on site in our screen printing workshop by a dedicated team of local screen printers. The artist is paid a royalty of $5 for every metre of their design printed.

We have fabric lengths available in Cotton, Linen & Silk.
We also have Tote bags and T-shirts available online here.
Christine & Gwenyth modelling our new range of T-Shirts & Tote bags available online now ❤️

As part of our Back Injalak campaign we've been sharing videos showing all the hard work and skill that goes in to making each unique fibre art. Weavers gather fresh young leaves from the Pandanus palm using a hooked stick, then strip and dry them. The pandanus is then boiled up on the campfire with local plant dyes.

See how weavers dye purple yellow and red.

We've been busy uploading lots of beautiful new fibre art including Marebu (woven mats), Animal sculptures, baskets and earrings. Feel free to contact us for more info.
Weavers collecting Pandanus palm leaves. 

The Alice Prize

National Contemporary Art Award

Injalak artists Doreen Djorlom, Graham Badari & Joe Guymala are finalists in The Alice Prize 2020. To see the online exhibition click here. Exhibition Dates Saturday 18 April to Monday 8 June 2020.
  • See Doreen Djorlom's Yawk Yawk here
  • See Graham Badari's Namarrkon here
  • See Joe Guymala's Ngalyod here

For sales inquiries please contact: Araluen Arts Centre Box Office on (08) 8951 1122 or email

❤️Congratulations to all the finalists❤️
We've been uploading more digital content direct from the artists.
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To watch videos of artist profiles, weaving demonstrations, music and stories visit here.
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