Archive for the ‘Yamaji Art Events’ Category

Christmas on the Terrace 2018

Christmas on the Terrace 2018

During the month of December 2018, Yamaji Art stayed open a little longer  to be apart of the Christmas on the Terrace a Market Night on Marine Tce. The Art Centre had 300+ people come through on the night so everyone was busy busy busy. There was a Live Music performance by our very own […]

Trip to Noondamarra – Indigenous Creative Fellowship

Yamaji Art was successful in their application to the Minderoo Foundation’s Indigenous Creative Fellowship. This fellowship seen Yamaji Art artist’s provide a creative response to Sir John Forrest’s expedition from Geraldton to Adelaide in 1874. The trip across state led the explores into uncharted territory eventually leading them into difficulties locating water for the explores […]

Yculture 2018

YCulture Project a success!

Yamaji Art worked in partnership with local community initiative Yamaji Girl which had identified a need for a culturally appropriate service in Geraldton that worked toward empowering young Aboriginal women. Discussion occurred around how arts and an arts therapy approach could be incorporated into the program and how using visual arts can aid in their […]

WACRH Commission

WACRH Commission

Western Australia Rural Centre of Heath (WARCH) commissioned Yamaji Art to produce 5 Artworks, Yamaji Art Artists were grouped into 4 for each of the artworks. The Artists included: Charmaine Green, Barbara Merritt, Tyra Thorne, Kyle Pickett, Sherryl Green, Sonya Edney, Andrea Green-Ugle, Jenny Green, Makaira Williams, Craig Pickett, Gemma Merritt, Margaret Whitehurst, Nicole Dickerson, […]

“Our stories in stitches”

Yamaji Art was a successful participant of the 2017 WA regional arts summit hosted by Country Arts WA. The project seen 9 Artists and their younger family members create a series of works called “Our stories in stitches”which were exhibited at the Mandurah preforming arts centre 13th-14th October 2017 The works included the artists telling […]

IJA by Margaret Whitehurst

A Referendum for Social Change: 1967 to 2017

Yamaji Art, in partnership with Geraldton Streetwork Aboriginal Corporation and the Arts and Cultural Development Centre, recently had a successful exhibition opening called ‘Referendum for Social Change 1967 – 2017’. The exhibition explores artists response to the 1967 referendum on the 50th anniversary.  The 1967 referendum made history as Australians voted an overwhelming YES to […]