Papulankutja Artists are Recruiting – Are You Our Next Art Centre Manager?

The artists and directors of Papulankutja Artists are seeking a highly capable and motivated arts professional to join them in the role of Art Centre Manager. Click through for more details on this fantastic opportunity!
Image credit: Mel Henderson
Job Package
Papulankutja was established after Ngaayatjarra people walked out of Warburton mission in the1970s and returned to their land. Papulankutja Artists was established in 2001 and incorporated in 2004 growing out of Blackstone’s women’s centre.  After many years of working through the women’s centre and then the community hall, Papulankutja Artists opened their own Art Studio in 2009.
History

 

Papulankutja Artists is known for its innovative fibre work, as well as their painters and carvers.  Fibre Artists from Papulankutja won the 2005 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award with a large woven Toyota.

 

Artists

 

Papulankutja Artists strive for everybody working together with a strong heart. Our themes are about country and include Seven Sisters’ story, Wati Kutjarra, IIlupa and Nintuka.

 

Artists

 

Papulankutja Artists are very community focused. Today, women and men, young people and old people, work together. Papulankutja Artists has reached out to neighbouring communities and started a regional art reach program. Papulankutja Artists also support local Aboriginal entrepreneurs to produce Papulankutja Soap.

 

Papulankutja Soap