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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.


Galnyatj Culture and Education Coordinator – applications now open

Kaiela Arts in Shepparton is seeking applications from local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people for a part time Galnyatj Culture and Education Coordinator. $50,000 – 60,000 per annum pro rata (depending on experience and qualifications) plus superannuation 15.2 hrs p/w, 12 months fixed term commencing in early January 2023 This position is an Identified Aboriginal

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Who We Are Exhibition by Kaiela Arts

Who We Are Exhibition

Thursday 6 October 2022 – Monday 6 February 2023 Kaiela Arts is proud to announce our first public exhibition in over a year, celebrating Who we are with a collection of works from First Nations artists with deep connections to Yorta Yorta country. Curated by Lyn Thorpe and Belinda Briggs, Who we are will revitalise,

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Galynatj Teacher Artist Training Program

Kaiela Arts is offering local First Nations artists living in the Greater Shepparton region, a chance to join us in our Galynatj Teacher Artist Training Program.Previous teaching experience is not essential but a passion for creativity, sharing culture, ability to relate with children and young people, and good communication skills are a must!Expressions of Interest

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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.