TJALA ARTS AMATA COMMUNITY, APY LANDS, SA, AUSTRALIA
POSTAL PMB 261 VIA ALICE SPRINGS, NT 0872 T + 618 8956 2899
TELSTRA PRIZE 2012
Sylvia Ken and Barbara Moore shortlisted; Barbara Moore Painting Prize winner.
DESART PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE
Winner Rhonda Dick
TELSTRA PRIZE 2011
Alison Riley People’s Choice Award winner; Hector Burton and Ray Ken shortlisted.
COVER OF TJUKURPA DIARY 2011 AND 2012
TELSTRA PRIZE 2010
Tjungkara Ken and Wawiriya Burton shortlisted.
TELSTRA PRIZE 2009
Ruby Williamson and Ray Ken shortlisted.
Home to many of Australia’s highest profile visual artists and the heart of the western desert painting movement, Tjala Arts is widely recognised as an Art Centre where an unwavering commitment to the traditional values of holding and celebrating Tjukurpa, motivate the pursuit of artistic excellence.
Described by Senior Law woman Nyurpaya Kaika as the ‘true heart of Amata Community’ Tjala Arts is located at the base of the Musgrave ranges in the beautiful Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands, South Australia.
This vivid collection of stories and artworks allows a unique and exquisite insight into the individual and family histories which make the Tjala Arts story so important in the nation’s cultural landscape.