Papunya Tula Artists is pleased to announce that it will have three artists represented in the 23rd Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award.
Senior artist and shareholder Naata Nungurrayi will be exhibiting again this year along with emerging artists; Yukultji Napangati and Martin Tjampitjinpa. This will be the first time Yukultji and Martin have been chosen to exhibit at the Art award.
23rd Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award
Exhibition dates: 11 August – 22 October 2006
Opening: 6pm Friday 11 August 2006
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Conacher Street, Bullocky Point, Darwin
The 23rd Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, open to all adult Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander artists, aims to showcase the very best Indigenous art from around the country.
The Telstra Award of $40,000 is awarded to the work considered by judges to be the most outstanding work in the exhibition. Additional prizes of $4,000 each are awarded in four media categories.
The five categories in which prizes are awarded are:
– The Telstra Award
– The Telstra General Painting Award
– The Telstra Bark Painting Award
– The Telstra Work on Paper Award
– The Wandjuk Marika 3D Memorial Award (sponsored by Telstra)