KAIELA ARTS CHRISTMAS DECORATION WORKSHOP SERIES

Its Christmas! and to celebrate, Kaiela Arts is making Christmas decorations, Koorie Style!

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THANCOUPIE – CERAMIC ARTIST & STORY TELLER

Come along to our informal workshop evenings at Kaiela Arts in partnership with SAM to learn about the ceramic work of the late Gloria Fletcher Thancoupie

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INDIGO DYEING WITH BARB GRAY & JUDITH ROBERTS

Barb and Judith will inform participants about different indigo dyeing techniques and each participant will make their own sample piece.

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BEADS OF CULTURE – EXHIBITION

Experience the culture of beads as an installation of a dazzling, inspired frenzy of creativity during this exhibition at Kaiela Arts.

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EXHIBITION BOTH OPEN

YALKA LOTJPA NHA IS A COLLABORATIVE BOOK WRITING AND ANIMATION PROJECT THAT BEGAN IN 2017. IT IS COLLABORATION BETWEEN WRITERS AND ARTISTS FROM KAIELA ARTS. EXPERIENCE THE CULTURE OF BEADS AS AN INSTALLATION OF A DAZZLING, INSPIRED FRENZY OF CREATIVITY DURING THIS EXHIBITION AT KAIELA ARTS.

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SAND PAINTING WITH NICKEL MUNDABI

Learn the techniques of painting with Acrylic & Sand on Canvas.

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BEADS OF CULTURE

Experience the culture of beads as an installation of a dazzling, inspired frenzy of creativity during this exhibition at Kaiela Arts.

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INDIGENOUS CERAMIC AWARD – SAM SHEPPARTON ART MUSEUM WELCOME AFTERNOON TEA AT KAIELA ARTS

Come and share afternoon tea at Kaiela Arts as a welcome to visiting Aboriginal artists who are in Shepparton for the Ceramic Award.

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FELTING WITH ANGIE RUSSI

Explore the wonders of needle felting to obtain detail within the felting medium.

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PICK MY PROJECT!

Kaiela Arts has two projects to pick from: Aboriginal Art Trail: Building Knowledge of Cultural and Natural Landscapes & Community Cultural Arts Healing Garden. Please support Kaiela Arts by voting!

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2018 DARWIN ABORIGINAL ART FAIR & FASHION SHOW

It is our second year of presenting at this important Industry fair alongside Aboriginal Art centres from all over Australia.

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2018 RUQAYYAH IBOURKI EKPHRASIS POETRY COMPETITION

Using the image of Connecting Waters by Troy Firebrace.

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PAINTING FOR WOMEN – EXPRESSING YOURSELF AUTHENTICALLY

A Workshop for Women in the studio to discuss painting styles and subject matter.

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AUNTIE GIRL – SCULPTURE UNVEILING & WORKSHOP FOR NAIDOC BECAUSE OF HER WE CAN

Auntie Girl is a project inspired by the 2018 NAIDOC theme Because of Her we Can.

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DISCOVERING BEADS OF CULTURE – DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL CHANGE BEADS OF CULTURE WORKSHOP

This project is designed to uncover practitioners of traditional cultural beading skills of the many cultural groups who live within the Goulburn Valley Region.

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INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN ROOTS 3 – H’ART OF RHYTHM

Participating Artists will be encouraged to create a series of new works using their own choice of medium

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YAKAMA YAPANEYEPUK (COME TOGETHER) – ARTISTS COLLABORATION WITH ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL MELBOURNE

Join Kaiela Arts in Melbourne for National Reconciliation Week - 27 May to 3 June 2018.

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BEADS OF CULTURE WORKSHOP WITH HIROKO SUZUKI – 22 MAY – 6,13 JUNE

Hiroko Suzuki was born in Japan and lived in Australia for ten years and will share techniques of working with paper to make beads that will contribute to a large sculptural artwork.

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BEADS OF CULTURE WORKSHOP WITH KERRY PLOZZA – 8, 15, 22 MAY

Glass beads to dazzle and delight you – learn how, and participate in Beads of Culture - Tuesday 8, 15, 22 May

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GALYNATJ – INSPIRE, LEARN, CREATE ART PROGRAM FOR ARTISTS

Galnyatj- Inspire, learn, create art program will imply Kaiela Arts artists from time to time to deliver workshops with children in schools.

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PERFECTLY IMPERFECT- AN EXHIBITION OF NEW WORKS BY SUZANNE ATKINSON

An Exhibition of New Works by Suzanne Atkinson. The works that you will expect will range from woven baskets, jewellery, vases, placemats and coasters, landscape and portrait paintings, ceramics and poetry.

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KAIELA ARTS AT DARWIN ABORIGINAL ART FAIR FASHION SHOW

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) provides a genuine opportunity for buyers, collectors and galleries to purchase artwork directly, from over sixty Indigenous owned community Art Centres, whilst being immersed in an exciting program of traditional dance, workshops, film, fashion and music!

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TURTLE MUSTER 2018

This year we are kicking off the three month Turtle Making Extravaganza with a special school holiday activity launch, with Turtle games, stories and also clay Turtle making workshops all day for everyone.

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SAND PAINTING WITH NICKEL MUNDABI – WORKSHOP

Learn the techniques of painting with Acrylic & Sand on Canvas with Nickel Mundabi

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BEADS OF CULTURE WORKSHOP WITH EVA PONTING – 21, 28 MARCH – 18 APRIL – 6 JUNE

Come along and create some contemporary expressions of an age old tradition - Wednesday March 21, 28, & 18 April

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SIGNS AND SYMBOLS WORKSHOP WITH ERIC BROWN

Learn how to read a story told using ancient Aboriginal signs and symbols then create your own visual language and leave a message in the earth - In partnership with River Connect and SheppARTon Festival.

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MY BOOMERANG WON’T COME BACK! WITH JACK ANSELMI

Do all Boomerangs come back? Come and find out about the different designs and purposes for a boomerang - In partnership with River Connect and SheppARTon Festival

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RIVER WEAVING WITH EVA PONTING & FRIENDS

Join with fibre weavers from Kaiela Arts for an introduction to coil weaving in the cool tranquillity of the evening - In partnership with River Connect and SheppARTon Festival .

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ARTIST’S CONTRACTS, COPYRIGHT & MEMBERSHIP – WORKSHOP

Starting a new year on the right foot is desirable and this session is to look at changes and development in contractual arrangements between Kaiela member artists and Kaiela Arts as their representative Art Centre.

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WORKSHOP: DRAWING FACES USING A MODEL

Join us at Kaiela Arts as experienced portrait artist, Glenda Cornell teaches you how to draw and paint a portrait using a live model.

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WORKSHOP: DISCOVERING BEADS OF CULTURE

Women and men from Goulbourn Valley Region communities will come together in a series of hands on workshops to share, rediscover and reinterpret traditional bead making, sewing, threading and use.

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DESIGN ROOTS 2 – LAKE

This exhibition will present the natural life of Victoria Lake, Shepparton, with a focus on the birds and plants that live on and around the lake.

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DHUNGALLA KAIELLA GARRADAH FOR 3 RIVERS FESTIVAL

Kaiela Arts artists Jack Anselmi, Angie Russi, Troy Firebrace and Tammy-Lee Atkinson are creating a 16 metre long rainbow serpent for the Dhungalla Kaiella Garradah at the 3 Rivers Festival.

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KAIELA ARTS AT NIGHT: CLAY WITH ANGIE

Join local ceramicists and Kaiela Arts artists, Angie Russi as she teaches you how to spin the pottery wheel and make beautiful pots for your home or garden.

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PHOENIX

Phoenix will showcase the great artworks from the women of the Phoenix workshops.

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TURTLES MUSTER

Come and see your Turtle become part of a giant art installation and also meet the researchers from Turtles Australia to learn about the scientific research into the three species […]

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WORKSHOP: TURTLE DRAWING AND MAKING

Come and make a Turtle from cardboard with movable legs that can be coloured in and decorated using cross hatching methods that reference local cultural mark making.

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TURTLE MUSTER SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

Bring the kids to Kaiela Arts on the school holidays as we teach them how to make a turtle out of clay and about the Turtle as a totem.

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WORKSHOP: CONNECTING THROUGH MUD

Come along and make a clay tile with Kaiela Artist Ken Hovenden while he tells you a story about Dunatpan (Rainbow Serpent).

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WORKSHOP: MAPPING WITH SAND

Come and help tell the story about the Dunatpan (Rainbow Serpent) in our big sand pit with the artists of Kaiela Arts. 

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WORKSHOP: PORTRAITURE WITH GLENDA

Join us at Kaiela Arts as we teach you how to draw and paint a portrait with experienced portrait artist, Glenda Cornell.

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BLAKWIZ KAIELA ARTS

BlakWiz Kaiela Arts Gallery Kaiela is rebranding to our new name, Kaiela Arts. To celebrate, our artists at Kaiela Arts have written and developed in collaboration with comedian Jason Tamiru a onetime only hilarious […]

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LIVING STORIES OF THE DUNGALA KAIELA

Living Stories of the Dungala Kaiela is the culmination of a twelve month collaborative project with Elders, Artists and Language specialists to develop, produce and publish a children’s book /DVD […]

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DESIGN ROOTS

In celebration of its 10th year Kaiela Arts is proud to launch DESIGN ROOTS, a 3 year Indigenous merchandising initiative. DESIGN ROOTS 2 and 3 will take place in 2017 […]

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KAIELA ARTS AT NIGHT: WEAVING WITH EVA

Kaiela Arts artist Eva Ponting will lead you on a journey of discovery through weaving.

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VESSEL OF LIFE

Vessels of Life is an installation artwork created by Naomi Ota, Eva Ponting, Aunty Cynthia Hardie and Lyn Thorpe. It was initially developed and made for Collisions: Cross-Cultural Collaborations; a […]

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CERAMIC AWARD

We’re very proud that the 2016 Indigenous Ceramic Art Award has been awarded to Kaiela Arts Artists, Jack Anselmi and Cynthia Hardie, Yorta Yorta (VIC)(2016). Midden, 2016, buff raku, porcelain, […]

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STRONG SPIRIT

Our local Aboriginal culture and artists were warmly celebrated by members of the community, who came together at the opening of the ‘Strong Spirit’ exhibition on Thursday, March 3, 2016. […]

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NITET EXHIBITION

Gather Together, Curated by Kimberley Moulton (Project Officer Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre Melbourne Museum). An exhibition highlighting award winning artists from Gallery Kaiela Shepparton exploring through art and photography the […]

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COLLISIONS

Collisions: Cross-Cultural Collaborations is a community cultural development partnership between SAM and Gallery Kaiela that provided an opportunity for artists from a diverse range of backgrounds to come together and […]

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