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Aboriginal Art from South East Australia

Kaiela Arts is an Aboriginal art centre in Shepparton. We reference the linear art style, traditional to Kaiela Dungala (Goulburn Murray), Yorta Yorta Country.

We strengthen community by awaking culture, learning from our past and empowering future generations.


Artist Development Workshops with Troy Firebrace

Call out to First Nations artists in the Goulburn Valley!!! You are invited to a series of free visual arts workshops with Yorta Yorta visual artist Troy Firebrace. These workshops are an important opportunity to develop, enhance and explore your connections with country and your own creative practice. Artists working in any medium are welcome

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Wurta School Holiday Program

The WURTA SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM is on this September school holidays! This FREE Program is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people aged 10-16 years old who live in or around Greater Shepparton. This program will run for 3 days from 10am -2pm September 18, 19 and 20. Participants will work on creating

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Winyarr’s Program 2023

July 24th – October 9th 2023 A series of creative workshops for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women living on Yorta Yorta Country. Each Monday, 5.30pm – 8.30pm in the Kaiela Arts Studio. Stage 1: Creating and Expressing – Visual Arts (4 sessions: 24 July – 14 Aug)This workshop series will give Indigenous women the

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Turtle Muster
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Artist Profile Aunty Frances Nicholson
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Artist Profile Dylan Charles
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Artist Profile Jack Anselmi
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What We Do

Established in 2006, Kaiela Arts is an Aboriginal art centre located in Shepparton situated on the traditional lands of the Yorta Yorta Nation. Our work drives important outcomes for both our artists and the broader Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal community.

Inspire, Learn, Create Art

The program promotes learning and understanding of south-east Australian Aboriginal arts, language, cultural heritage and identity through a visual art-based learning activities.


Kaiela Arts offers a range of workshops to both Aboriginal artists and non-indigenous community members, to facilitate intercultural immersion and understanding.

Cultural Arts Information Sessions

Kaiela Arts provides Aboriginal cultural arts talk to the general public on application. We can tailor your visit and provide information and familiarisation with the work of the artists who we represent and unpack the different Australian Aboriginal art styles for you.

Become a member

Membership of Kaiela Arts is available to Aboriginal Artists, Aboriginals and non-Aboriginal community members who live in the Kaiela Dungala (Goulburn Murray) region.