Yamaji Art – Become a Yamaji Art Artist!

May 17, 2018

CALL FOR | Yamaji Art – Become a Yamaji Art Artist!

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Yamaji Art in Geraldton WA has introduced an on-line registration form for Aboriginal artists living in the Yamaji region (lower Murchison).

Yamaji Art provides opportunities for you to create and
sell your work!

Over the past few years artists (including Amangu,
Nhanagardi, Naaguja, Badimaya, Wajarri, Wilunyu and Nyoongar,
Yinggarda and Ngaanyatjarra artists) have enjoyed success from
working with Yamaji Art.

Opportunites have included:

  • ‘Ilgarijiri – things belonging to the skys’ –
    multidisciplinary art program that has included the making of
    documentary ‘Beyond Galileo’, bush trip, 6 exhibitions of work
    (state, national and international), public art project, book with
    ICRAR
  • Participation in the Revealed Marketplace as part of the
    Indigenous Art Awards
  • Participation in state-wide exhibitions including Port
    Headland Art Awards, Exmouth Art Awards, and the Inaugural Mid West
    Art Award – artists have received awards, including highly
    commended awards and winners awards
  • Textile artists work featuring in international fashion
    range with Antipodium
  • Logo and artwork useage projects including MMDAEP, Money
    Business , CHOGM and book by Oxford University Press
  • Links with professional galleries nationally and
    internationally

All artworks are sold through Yamaji Art
Centre

All income received through the sale of artwork goes to
the artists and the art centre. In turn, the art centre performs a
range of functions which support established, emerging and novice
artists in culturally appropriate ways.

This means that Yamaji Art ensures:

  • 100% returns back to the Aboriginal artist and the art
    centres/community centres;
  • fostering of cultural maintenance and
    develoment;
  • best practice in the making, marketing and distribution
    of Aboriginal Art;
  • ensuring artists work in decent conditions and have their
    rights protected; and
  • compliance with the Indigenous Australian Art Commercial
    Code of Conduct.

CLICK HERE to
register. Alternatively visit the art centre at
205 Marine Terrace, Geraldton WA for a
chat, or get in touch via (08) 9965 3440
| info@yamajiart.com

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