Design Workshops – Kate O’Conner

  This week at Wilurarra Creative we have been running designs workshops, with our guest graphic designer Kate O'Conner from Top Sugar Kate worked with Delivina Lawson, Vashti Lane, and anyone else that was keen to come up with some poster ideas for the studio. As well as the posters they have been working on T-shirt designs, Postcards, Stickers, Banners and a new murial for the truckshed.We also worked with the Work Camp fellas to create a poster with the help [...]


Jo Wood, Helen Board, David Pedlar, Fred Chaney, Des Cavenagh visit Wilurarra

Special guests to the Wilurarra studio, from left: Des Cavenagh (FAHCSIA), Helen Board (FAHCSIA), Jo Wood (DEEWR), David Pedlar (FAHCSIA), Fred Chaney (Desert Knowledge, Reconciliation Australia), Ben Fox (Wilurarra), Kate Fielding (Shire of NG). Photo - thanks to Charlie Staples. Image below, Fred Chaney, Jo Wood and Helen Board pose with their quilt panels and books.


Wilurarra Creative @ Junction 2010

Wiltja (shelter) is an installation from Warburton, a remote indigenous community that sits between the Gibson and Victoria deserts in WA. Members of the community will be present at the Wiltja in the CBD to address issues about life and culture in the Warburton. Venue: Civic Square, Cameron Street Dates/ times: Wednesday 25 August- Sunday 29 August, 3pm-6pm Free event Presented by Wilurarra Creative Centre Source


Country Arts WA, Sand Tracks team visit

Image from left, Phillipa Maughan (Country Arts), Tony Shaw (Indigenous Services Australia), Mark Smerdon (Country Arts). Kate Fielding (Shire of NG) and Ben Fox. Phillipa Maughan from Country Arts WA and the Sand Tracks 2010 team visited Wilurarra to prepare for the upcoming music tour. Wilurarra Creative and The Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku are hosting the show on the 22nd of Septemberin Warburton Park.    


Collaboration with Kayili Artists

Wilurarra Creative, Mandy Ord and Kayili Artists with Jonathan Kimberley joined forces this year to do a collaborative painting project at the studio. Some of the paintings are for sale though Kayili, and the Wiltja-Wiltja quilt squares can be seen at Junction 2010 and will tour regionally.   Image Below: John and Kerry from Kayili Artists hard at work with paint and canvas.

Blackstone Festival

This year's Blackstone Festival was a huge success. The Wilurarra Salon styled hundreds of heads, and made a lot of people happy. The collaboration with NG Health was a huge success too.Thanks to Anthony, Rocky and Tarqs for being amazing hosts to our team.       Due to health reasons Jimmy Little will not be able to attend the Backstone Festival in May. However we have invited him to visit at a later date (possibly September) if health permits. We will still go as planned with [...]