Archive for July 2019 | Monthly archive page

Roni Jones Necklace

Workshop with Janeen Horne

Yamaji Art artists spent the day at the studio of local Geraldton artist Janeen Horne who shared her knowledge surrounding dispersal dying and tyvek beading. This was a very new and exciting process for everyone as it was a new type of medium for the artist to explore. Artist  used stencils, rubbing of surfaces, negative and […]

NAIDOC at Northgate Plaza 2019

During NAIDOC Week 2019 Yamaji Art Artists Nicole Dickerson & Lily-mae Kerley run Workshops at Northgate Plaza Shopping Centre. The workshops were mainly focused at children from all age groups. It was in collaboration with Lendlease (Northgate Plaza). Workshops included Symbol Rock Painting, Hand painted Eucalyptus Leaves, Scratch Boomerangs, Small Painting & Pendant Making, was […]

Craig Pickett-Emu in the sky

Houtman 400 Festival Projection

Yamaij Art artists, Barbara Merritt, Gemma Merritt, Susan Merry, Craig Pickett and Wendy Jackamarra had their artwork projected onto the local Queens Park Theatre in support of the Balayi-Open Your Eyes! Houtman 400 Festival in July 2019. Houtman 400 Festival is a celebration of the 400th year anniversary of the discovery of the Abrolhos Islands […]

Youth Leadership in Aboriginal Visual Arts Industry

Art centres are so much more than canvases and paints. We play an important part in the professional and personal development of our artist and staff. Whether this be providing creative direction and support or encouraging people to step outside their comfort zone. We truly believe in fostering the next generation of leaders in our […]

Arts Leadership Program

Yamaji Art believe that artist should be given as much professional development opportunities to develop not just as an artist, but as individuals. Yamaji Art Manager and emerging artists met with arts lecturer Peta Riley to discuss how Yamaji Art can partner with the local Central Regional TAFE in Geraldton to develop an arts based […]