Artist Jukuja Dolly Snell from Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert won the prestigious Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award at a ceremony held by the Arafura Sea in Darwin on Friday.

 

 
 
 
Monday 10 Aug 2015
An artist from Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert has won the prestigious National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award. Jukuja Dolly Snell - who now lives in Fitzroy Crossing - took home the 50.000 $ top prize, after her painti...
Friday 7 Aug 2015
Artist Jukuja Dolly Snell from Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert won the prestigious Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award at a ceremony held by the Arafura Sea in Darwin on Friday.
Jukuja Dolly Snell's work 'Kurtal' has been selected as the overall winner from more than 290 entries and 65 finalists at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory in...
Thursday 6 Aug 2015
The paintings of 2015 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award young finalist Anyupa Stevens are inspired by the stories of her childhood and family's culture.
Anyupa Stevens, one of the finalists in the 2015 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, paints scenes from her father’s country in Piltati in South Australia and the ventures she made with her grandmother, the late...
Tuesday 4 Aug 2015

The 32nd Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award ceremony will commence on Friday at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory by the Arafura Sea in Darwin.

The awards offers $70,000 in prize money for the winning Indigenous artists who come from across Australia

Indigenous Western Australian artist Daniel Walbidi poses for a photograph at the 2014 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards in Darwin, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. Walbidi won the general painting award at the 31st National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (AAP)

Sixty-five artworks from the 2015 finalists will feature at the awards ceremony and will be displayed until 1 November at the art gallery.

The ceremony will take place on the lawns outside the gallery and guests will be entertained by musicians Christine Anu, Warren H Williams & Dani Young, and the Kenbi Dancers.

The public are invited to participate in a range of events organised by the awards committee throughout the duration of the exhibition. 

Artist talks

Meet the 2015 winners of the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award to hear the stories behind their work.

When: Saturday 8 August 2015, 11.00am

Where: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Cost: Free

Workshop 

The Erub Erwer Meta artists in the Torres Strait are giving their time to teach kids between 12 and 18 years of age how to weave 'ghost-net' creations. The workshop is organised by the Erub Erwer Meta Art Centre on Darnley Island, north of Cape York in Queensland.

When: Friday 7 August 2015, 10.00am

Where: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Cost: Free