Milingimbi Art Centre
Milingimbi Art Centre Information:
Contact: Christopher Durkin
Phone: +61 8 8987 9888
Address: Milingimbi Milingimbi 0822 NT
Membership / Affiliations: ANKAAA
Milingimbi is an island community literally just off the coast of Arnhem Land in the far north of Australia, approximately 400 km east of Darwin, Northern Territory. A number of different clan groups exist among the population of around 1,000 that call Milingimbi home, including surrounding outstations (or homelands).
There is a long tradition of creative and cultural works - bark paintings, carvings and weavings to name the most traditional. Many of Milingimbi's artists both past and present are represented in collections locally and internationally.
Bark painting alone is said to have a tradition stretching back thousands of years, long before the arrival of Europeans. They have been officially recorded by balanda (non-Yolngu) as having been commissioned as early as 1912, and were collected during the 1920's from the time the first Methodist missionaries arrived.
Some missionaries encouraged the artists to use their creative skills in the art and craft field as a commercial activity, but it was'nt until the 1960's that it would become a major source of rupia (income) for them. Of course many items made by the locals are still used for practical and, most importantly, ceremonial purposes.
|Vendor name||Category||Location||Art Region||Art Medium|
|Milingimbi Art Centre||Aboriginal art centre
||Acrylic on Belgian Linen
Acrylic on Board
Acrylic on Canvas
Acrylic on Canvas Panel
Acrylic on Linen
Acrylic on Paper
Ochre on Bark
Ochre on Canvas
Ochre on Paper
Agelica Yamangarra Alfred Walpay Bobby Dhalmirrawuy Charlie Djirrawuy Daisy Manybunhurrawuy David Roy Daymalimu Garrawurra Djundu Djakala Emma Gundurrupuy George Mailaypuma George Milaypuma George Pascoe Helen Ganalmirrawuy Jack Roy James Yurrwila Jocelyn Gumirrmirr Joe Dhamanydji Joe Djembangu John Mayitjun Johnny Wora Keith Lapalung Larry Bilanya Lena Walunydjunalil Lesley Bunbatjawuy Lilly Pascoe Lilly Roy Lorrie Bayamarrwanga Margaret Dunbalmirriwuy Margaret Gamuti Margaret Mowura Margaret Rarru Margaret Yungbini Matijda Pascoe Melinda Getjin Micheal Mungala Nancy Banganhu Raymond Bulambula Roselyn Markapuy Rosemary Pascoe Ruth Nalmakarra Sam Marritja Susan Yirrawurr Wilson Manydjarri Zelda Wurrgi
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