Archive for the ‘Yamaji Art Events’ Category

Star Dreaming Premiere

The red carpet came out yesterday….3 years of hard work, dedication and commitment with a passion was celebrated yesterday! We attended the international premiere of our film “Star Dreaming” at the national CinefestOZ with our partners Prospero Productions and Curtain University. Tears of pride were shed during the showing as we all worked through some […]

Weaving Workshop with The Girls Academy

Yamaji Art take great pride in developing the skills and knowledge of the next generation through our community engagement opportunities and workshops. During the first week of July 2020 two of our weaving artists, Sheryl Green & Andrea Green-Ugle, facilitated a Weaving Workshop with the Geraldton Girls Academy. This workshop saw 9 participants learn traditional […]

Water Across Country

Yamaji Art Artists: Barbara Merritt, Margaret Whitehurst, Kyra Johnson & Andrea Green-Ugle, were commissioned to do a Artwork for the Department of Water & Environmental Regulation, to create a piece that was representative of knowledge & history of water across Yamaji Country. “Water is a giver & sustainer of life. This story shows how water […]

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 […]

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 […]