Archive for the ‘Yamaji Art Events’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

Annual Xmas on the Terrace 2016

Yamaji Art recently participated in Geraldton’s annual Xmas on the Terrace on the 8th December 2016. It was certainly a busy day for the art centre with an estimated 1100 people through the doors from 9am – 8:30pm. Staff, artists and board members all rallied to make the day successful even helping out with the […]