Archive for the ‘Yamaji Artists’ Category

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 […]

Yamaji Art attends revealed 2019

Each year we look forward to packing up and hitting the high way to attend the annual Revealed in Fremantle Western Australia. The event is a forum for artist and art centre staff to attend and receive professional development and networking opportunities. Each year the even gets larger and larger with over 45 Aboriginal art […]

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 […]

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 […]

wildflower season in the midwest - Kevin and Barbara Merritt

Mundaring Opening Night

Yamaji Art in partnership with Mundaring Art Centre were pleased with the turnout on opening night at the recent exhibition of the  “Gurawu” Collection. Opened with a Welcome to Country by Wadjuk Elder, Professor Simon Forrest, the night seen an impressive turn out of over 100 people who admired the bright colours of the impressionistic […]

Gemma Merritt Runner Up for 2013 SKA Art Prize

On Tuesday 13 August, Yamaji Art’s Gemma Merritt was announced as runner up for the 2013 SKA Art Prize for her piece, Orien’s Belt at the official opening of the SEEING STARS exhibition in Melbourne.