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Japingka Gallery Australia

Japingka Gallery specialises in contemporary Aboriginal Art, bringing the best of regional styles and leading artists into one gallery in Perth, Western Australia. Choose from over 4000 paintings, located in our heritage 1880s warehouse building in Fremantle. Or visit our exhibition sites online to discover the richness of Aboriginal art and culture.

The ground floor at Japingka Gallery presents a broad cross-section of Australian Aboriginal art. The two upstairs galleries show new exhibitions every six weeks from emerging and established communities and artists.

The gallery directors have 30 years experience working with contemporary Aboriginal artists. Artworks are ethically sourced, and Japingka Gallery is an active member of both Art.Trade and the Australian Federal Government’s Indigenous Art Code, which aim to ensure fair trade and ethical standards for the Aboriginal art industry.


47 High Street
Phone: Tel : International (618) 9335 8265 - Au
Fax: Fax : International (618) 9335 8275 - Au
Website: www.japingka.com.au

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Artists Represented

Lorna Napurrula Fencer
Jimmy Pike
Rover Thomas
The Spinifex Arts Project
The Wangkatjungka Arts Project
Makinti Napanangka
Ningura Napurrula
Minnie Pwerle
Mitjili Napurrula
Patrick Tjungurrayi
Queenie McKenzie
Sarrita King
Jack Dale
Stumpy Brown
Lily Kelly Napangardi
Billy Whiskey Tjapaltjarri
Rosella Namok
Alma Nungarrayi Granites
Anna Petyarre
Betty Mbitjana
Clifton Mack
Dorothy Napangardi
Fabrianne Peterson Nampitjinpa
Freddie Timms
George Ward Tjungurrayi
Ngoia Pollard
Jock Mosquito
Linda Syddick
Jorna Newberry
Kerry Madawyn McCarthy
Kim West Napurrula
Kudditji Kngwarreye
Marlene Harold
Maureen Nampijinpa Hudson
Gloria Petyarre
Thomas Tjapaltjarri
Walala Tjapaltjarri
Walangkura Napanangka
Yinarupa Gibson Nangala
and many more

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Current Exhibitions

The exhibition ‘Private Eye’ presents Aboriginal art works from private collectors in Western Australia, many rare Aboriginal paintings from Australia’s best practitioners. The exhibition provides a unique opportunity to survey a significant period in Aboriginal art through the eyes of local collectors. The paintings have been acquired over the past twenty years and most of the art works not seen publicly since their purchase in the 1990’s. All works are being offered for sale.

The exhibition includes works from famous Australian Aboriginal artists including Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Naata Nungurrayi, Jackie Giles, Johnny Warangkula, Wingu Tingima, Ngipi Ward, Pinta Pinta Tjapanangka, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Eubena Nampitjin, Elizabeth Nyumi, Lucy Yukenbarri, Mitjili Gibson, Maxie Tjampitjinpa and Jimmy Pike. Many of these artists have now passed away and their work is rarely seen in local galleries.

Aboriginal art in Australia has evolved rapidly over recent decades, and this collection provides a snapshot of early works from major artists at earlier stages of their careers. The artworks have qualities that are unique to... [ Read all ]

Forthcoming Exhibitions

Sarrita King & Tarisse King - Gallery1
29 August to 30 September 2014

Sarrita King & Tarisse King are returning for their third exhibition at Japingka Gallery, featuring new works and some surprising small works related to their commission for the Pommery Champagne house.

Focus on a few new large works

A new series of works is on exhibition from the King sisters, Sarrita and Tarisse. Trained by their father, the late William King, these two young artists are defining their own identities. Apprenticed together and having worked on collaborations together in France and Australia, the artists are defining their own paths. While Sarrita moves towards a contemporary style with her culture as an accent to quite minimalist works, sister Tarisse chooses to keep firmly to the philosophies and culture taught by her father. The works represent a homage to the important first generation Aboriginal artists who have provided a strong path for following generations.
Heart Lands - Iwantja Artists
29 August – 30 September 2014

Iwantja artists from the community of Indulkuna are based in the eastern re... [ Read all ]

Previous Exhibitions

A special Exhibition of both famous and iconic Ochre painters from the remote Kimberley region of North-West Australia. Japingka Gallery is very proud to announce a special, block-buster exhibition simply titled, KIMBERLEY OCHRE ARTISTS which looks at some of the greatest and most famous of the iconic Ochre Artists from the remote Kimberley region of W.A.

For most people, their only chance of viewing and experiencing major works in the flesh by Kimberley Greats such as Rover Thomas, Queenie McKenzie, Jack Britten and David Downs is via public museums and State and National Galleries. This Exhibition provides a rare opportunity to not only view and experience these beautiful and important ochre paintings in person, but also the chance to own and enjoy them.

Aboriginal art in the Kimberley region of north-west Western Australia maintains a strong regional character and unique approach to subject and image that sets it apart from all other art styles within the Aboriginal art world.

The deeply entrenched cultural practice behind the rock art found in sacred ceremonial places has fed into the contemporary art of the western an... [ Read all ]

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Art Fairs

ARTECLASICA CONTEMPORANEA 2012 is organized by The Pictorial Bardon Group located in Valentín Gómez 3071 3rd. floor, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Phone/fax: +54 11 4866-5600 info@arteclasica.com.ar
2. Place, Dates and schedules

ARTECLASICA CONTEMPORANEA 2012 will be held from 3 to 7 MAY, 2012 at Pavilion 5 of the Centro Costa Salguero Convention Center, Salguero St. and Costanera Ave., Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Exhibitions hours: 2 to 10 PM.
Inauguration: May 3, 2012 at 7 PM.


Australian Contemporary Aboriginal Art

The contribution of Contemporary Aboriginal Art in Australia has been of growing significance since the first desert works emerged in 1971. At that time a young school teacher in the remote community of Papunya in Central Australia, keen to see what unique traditional work the Aboriginal children could produce, indirectly discovered that the elder men held a deep knowledge of traditional lore that they were prepared to apply onto painted boards.

The combination of Tingari Creation stories (1) and secret ceremonial songs and dances, r... [ Read all ]

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Indigenous Art: A Promising View to the Future

In answer to the frequently asked question, “What will happen to Indigenous art with the passing of the great artistic elders?” Japingka Gallery has mounted two exhibitions which show a promising future through direct lines of artistic lineage.

The exhibition in Japingka’s Gallery1, Heirs and Successors, focuses on renowned elders from the central and western deserts along with their successors, while the exhibition in Gallery2, Namitjira Legacy, shows the strong artistic inheritance from the so-called ‘Hermannsburg School’ led by Australia’s famous Western Arrernte (Aranda) artist, Albert Namatjira.

Heirs and Successors follows the lineage through to the next generations of artists who are carrying on the stories of the significant painters from the canon of the Central Desert Indigenous art movement. The names are great. George Ward Tjungurrayi. Minnie Pwerle. Jimmy Baker. Walangkura Napanangka, Naata Nungarrayi, Ningura Napurrula, Ngoia Pollard.

While traditional stories and iconography are carried through onto the canvases of the next generation of painters... [ Read all ]


Directors: Ian Plunkett & David Wroth

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