Ngaruwanajirri Inc.

Ngaruwanajirri is located at Wurrumiyanga‘Ngaruwanajirri’ means ‘helping one another’ in Tiwi. The art workshop has been operating in its present location at the Keeping House since August 1994. It is an historic building that features impressive murals across the ceiling, measuring ten metres by two metres in panels. The Keeping House is an airy, light-filled, inspiring space for creating art. The aim of Tiwi Design is to 

The artists of Ngaruwanajirri work in a wide range of media, including natural ochres on paper and canvas; silk batiks; natural ochres on carved iron wood; linocut and monotype ink prints, as well as gouache paints on paper.  © Ngaruwanajirri Inc.

Represented artists include: Lorna Kantilla, Estelle Munkanome, Alfonso Puautjimi, Lillian Kerinauia, Barry Kantilla, Francis Kerinauia, Thomas Munkanome, Jane Tipuamantumirri