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Aboriginal Art Blog

Gloria Petyarre RIP

Gloria Petyarre RIP

Posted by Tim Jennings, Mbantua Gallery on 2021 Jun 09th

I and everyone here at Mbantua Gallery were saddened to hear of the death of our friend and prominent Australian Aboriginal artist of many years, Gloria Tamerre Petyarre who passed away on June 8, 202 … read more

How Old Is Aboriginal Culture

Posted by Mbantua Gallery on 2021 Mar 22nd

How Old Is Aboriginal Culture? Although it is well acknowledged that Aboriginal culture is ancient, with historical evidence pointing to Aboriginal people arriving in Australia 50,000 years ago … read more
Kimberley Rock Art

Kimberley Rock Art

Posted by Mbantua Gallery on 2021 Feb 02nd

Significance of Kimberley Rock Art Aboriginal rock art consists of different images and symbols painted, engraved or sculpted onto rocks. These rock arts date back to at least 40,000 years ago. … read more
The Art of Minnie Pwerle

The Art of Minnie Pwerle

Posted by Mbantua Gallery on 2021 Jan 04th

The Art of Minnie PwerleMinnie Pwerle was an acclaimed Aboriginal artist born in Atnwengerrp of the Northern Territory’s Utopia region at some point in the early 1920s. Minnie had a total of seven s … read more
Meeting Artists, Rain and an Accident

Meeting Artists, Rain and an Accident

Posted by Tim Jennings on 2020 Dec 09th

Tim writes about his latest bush trip collecting art, the rain and the slippery roads. Enjoy the read and the photos!  On Monday just gone, I left Alice Springs for a trip to Utopia to visit our … read more