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The following exhibitions contain the full catalogue of each exhibition. Not all works are for sale. Please contact RAFT for any enquiries.

2021

The World Is Made of Relative, 13 August - 4 September

A Portrait of People Caring About Things, 13 August - 4 September

Ngalimpa (Together) Collaborations from Indulkana, 16 July - 7 August

Yanyantjari: Jimmy Donegan, 18 June - 10 July

Kapi, Walpa, Wangkanyi - Papunya Tjupi Arts, 26 May - 12 June

Adrian Robertson, 30 April - 15 May

Are you looking at me? The Tennant Creek Brio, 1-17 April

Wayne Eager – Paper Trail: Works on paper from 1986-2020, 26-28 March

Kutja Malla Manttara – Collecting (Bush foods) in cloths27 February - 20 March

2020

Atunymara Kanyinma - Respect, 6 - 28 November

Jane Yalunga, 9 - 31 October

FERALS: Zak Tilley, 9 - 31 October

Petermann Ranges: Carbiene McDonald, 12 September - 3 October
TEXAS: Charlene Carrington & Hector Jandany, 14 August - 5 September

Kurrkurra and Thepa Ntjarra: Trudy Inkamala, 14 August - 5 September​

Ngamurru: Katjarra Butler, 17 July - 8 August

Cave Hill: Angkaliya Curtis, 19 June - 11 July

EVERYDAY: New works by Sally Mulda, 22 May - 13 June

Little Room Show: Curated from the RAFT stockroom, 22 May - 13 June

Tjupi - Taanu Revisited: Artists of Papunya Tjupi, 24 April - 16 May

Kinara Mimi: Artists from Mimili Maku, 27 March - 18 April

Djorra: Works on paper from Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka, 28 February - 21 March

2019

A Good Year: New works by Sarah Brown, 1 - 23 November 

Ngangkari: Wawiriya Burton, Iluwanti Ken and Betty Muffler, 4 - 26 October

Pandanus Noir: Pandanus fibre works by Margaret Rarru and Helen Ganalmirriwuy, 4 - 26 October

A Moment in History: Paintings by Mick Rictor, 5 - 28 September
Tjukupati James, 2 - 24 August 

Stories of Garnkiny: Rusty Peters and Mabel Juli, 5 - 27 July
Murdie Nampijinpa Morrie and Jeanie Napangardi Lewis, 7 - 29 June 

Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 7 - 29 June 
King of the Roosters: Tennat Creek Men’s Painting Project, 26 April - 25 May
Carbiene McDonald, 29 March -
20 April
Peter Newry: Seen and Unseen, 29 March - 20 April
Doris Bush Nungarrayi: Darinytjiku Alatji, 1 - 23 March 

 

2018

Neridah Stockley: Paper and Clay, 2 - 24 November 
Martha McDonald: Tjulyata, 5 - 27 October

Tjupi Boards - Kulinyi Tjilpi Tjutanya, 5 - 27 October

Fred and Ned Grant, 8 - 29 September 

Ildiko Kovacs: Cats Cradle, 4 - 25 August
Peggy Patrick and Phyllis Thomas: Works from the Jirrawun Studio, 6 - 28 July
Audrey Marrday: Ngamanbom Gundayarr (Making with Pandanus), 8 - 30 June

Adrian Roberston: Paint Country, 8 - 30 June 

Tobias Richardson: Built Painting, 2 - 29 June

Mr Timms, 11 - 25 May

Neridah Stockley: New Works, 6 - 28 April

 

 

2017

NG Salon at Praxis Gallery, 12 - 22 October

Minyma Mayatja Kananya-Kananypa, 9 - 30 September

Tjupi-Taanu: Artists of Papunya Tjupi, 8 - 29 July

Wakartu Cory Surprise: LOOK AGAIN, 10 June - 1 July

Ivy Drill: Yaranga - Chinamen's Garden, April, online exhibition

Warka Kanpu - Strong Work, Feb - March, RAFT south, Hobart

Wala Wingka - Fast As, 12 Jan - Feb, RAFT south, Hobart

 

 

2016

Stephen Eastaugh: Ghost Ships, 9 December 2016 - 7 January 2017, RAFT south, Hobart

Tommy May on Tin, 9 December 2016 - 7 January 2017, RAFT south, Hobart

Penny Mason: Floating Worlds, 28 October - 26 November, RAFT south, Hobart

David Marsden: Firebreaks, 23 September - 22 October, RAFT south, Hobart

Roy Underwood: Wati Pilanguru - The Man from Spinifex, 6 September - 1 October

Ernabella Men's Ceramics, 30 July - 27 August

Tobias Richardson: Stayed Home, 11 August - 10 September, RAFT south, Hobart

Doris Bush: Papa Tjukurrpa, 8 July - 6 August, RAFT south, Hobart

A Song and a Prayer for a Friend, 17 June - 16 July

LORE: visual language of cultural identity4 June - 2 July, RAFT south, Hobart

Mary Tailor May, RAFT south, Hobart
Sally Mulda, Grace Robinya & Avatar, 13 May - 14 June
Sarah Ugibari, 22 April - 7 May, RAFT south, Hobart
TJILPI MUNU PAMPAKU TJUKURPA KUNPU KANYINTJAKU, 16 April - 7 May
Tjala Art, 18 March - 16 April, RAFT south, Hobart

Imbi Davidson: The Bridge, 4 - 26 March

MALA (together, as a group), 10 - 23 January, RAFT south, Hobart

 

2015

APY Survey 2015, 26 November - 19 December
Kittey Malarvie: Ngaba, 31 October - 21 September

Mary Tailor: Aru, 31 October - 21 September
Neridah Stockley: New Works3 - 24 October

Sandy Brumby: Victory Downs, 3 - 24 October
Yirrkala Mob - Bangarra Boards, 5 - 26 September
Figure & Ground: Paul Selwood and Roy Jackson, 14 - 29 August

Wati tjuta-ku Tjukurpa kunpu, 14 - 29 August

Significant APY, 18 July - 1 August

Nola Campbell: Patjarr Walka, 18 July - 1 August

Linda Puna, Solo, 13 June - 4 July

Painters: Barbara Moore & Sharon Adamson, 13 June - 4 July

Namatjira Collection, 15 May - 6 June

Martha McDonald, 17 April - 9 May

Harry Tjutjuna, 14 March - 4 April

Recent works from Tjukurla, 14 March - 4 April

2014

APY 7, 19 November - 12 December

Tjulpirpa wiya - clay! 6 - 27 September

Carlene West, 6 - 27 September

Jenny Taylor: Portraits of Country, 15 - 29 August

Boards from the Edge including fundraiser 'Help Kayili Artists get back on the road' 26 April - 17 May

2013

Iggy, Marina, Neridah, PatsyNovember - 7 December 

Good Friends: Sia Cox 10 November - 7 December 

Stockroom Show & Law Men from the Great Sandy Desert, 10 October - 9 November 

The Wild Ones, 6 - 28 September 

Lilly Ulah, 17 - 31 August

Ernabella Ceramics, 17 - 31 August

Crossing Paths III, 20 July - 10 August

Desert Boards, 22 June - 23 July

Our Way, Their Way, 24 May - 15 June

Selected Works by Martumili Artists12 April - 4 May

Whiskey Tjukangku Solo, 12 April - 4 May

Omie Artists, 16 March - 12 April

Tobias Richardson, 16 March - 12 April

2012

Stockroom Show, 8 - 22 December

Way Out West10 November - 1 December

The Little Prick - Another Lifestyle Magazine, 5 - 26 October

Sandy Brumby, 6 - 29 September

Ngintaka, 6 - 29 September

Yirrkala Bark Paintings15 - 25 August

Mankaja Arts, 15 - 25 August

Whiskey Tjukangku, 14 July- 4 August

Wati Tjilpiku Canvas, 16 June - 7 July

Peter Adsett Selected painting from 1996-200323 May - 12 June

Our barkcloth holds the spirit of our culture, 27 April - 19 May

My Life as Sculpture Tobias Richardson, 30 March - 21 April

Punu-nguru (from the trees), 2 - 24 March

Stockroom Show, 4 - 25 February

2011

Waltjapiti (Extended family), 24 November - 11 December

Neridah Stockley Paintings and Works on Paper, 7 October - 5 November

Tjukurpa Manta Law and Land, and Jimmy Baker Tribute Show, 8 September - 1 October

We know our Land, We keep our Land: Ernabella, 12 August- 3 September

Sally Gabori, 15 July - 9 August

Wakartu Cory Surprise, 15 July - 9 August

Shared Language of Paint, 9 June - 9 July

Whiskey Tjukangku solo exhibition, 29 April - 21 May

Tjala Arts Collaborative Show, 18 March - 9 April

Stockroom Show, 4 February - 4 March

2010

Christmas Show, 10 December 2010 - 29 January 2011

A Watiku Show, 19 November - 4 December

Stockroom Show, 8 October - 13 November

Piiny-Piinypa Tjukurpa, 11 September - 2 October

Barrupu shows up in the Desert, 11 September - 2 October

Painters of Fregon, 20 August - 7 September 

MELBOURNE ART FAIR: Neridah Stockley, Rammey Ramsay and Cory Surprise, 4 - 8 August

Adrian Robertson, 23 July - 14 August

Colin Holt, 23 July - 14 August 

Janangoo Butcher Cherel, Mick Jawalji, Rammey Ramsey, 26 June – 17 July

Patrick Mung Mung Solo Exhibition, 28 May – 19 June

Raft Launch: APY & NPY Lands Survey Exhibition, 24 April - 22 May

2009

Alfonso Puautjimi, Estelle Munkanome & Lorna Kantilla, 6 - 28 November

Imbi Davidson - Lost at Sea, 9 - 31 October

Matt Huttlestone: Hardy’s Creek, 11 September - 3 October

Rammey Ramsey: Small Boards, 4 - 29 August

Sally Gabori, 13 August - 5 September

Warranpalampaju kayili yaninpa (Our Country travelling north), July 17 - August 8

Sitting down with Jukuja & Wakartu, 19 June - 11 July

Yewirr (the colour tree)23 May - 13 June

Rough Diamonds, 24 April - 16 May

Colin Holt Tar & Lime, 27 March - 18 April

Neridah Stockley, 28 February - 21 March

Stockroom Show, 3 - 21 February

2008

Ngaruwanajirri, 2 - 18 December

Ramey Ramsey - In the Pink, 1 - 22 November 

Yimwarlini New work from Jilamara11 October - 1 November

Tobias Richardson: Lonely Mountain Buildings, 12 September - 4 October

Jirrawun Colour, 16 August - 6 September

MELBOURNE ART FAIR: Jean Baptiste Apuatimi, Wakartu Cory Surprise, Peter Quinn and Neridah Stockley, 30 July - 3 August

Jangangoo Butcher Cherel, 18 July - 9 August 

Ceramics by Bevan Thompson, 18 July - 9 August

Colin Holt, 2 - 12 July

PAINT, 6 - 28 June 

BITPIT new growth, 25 April - 31 May

Painters of Bentinck, 28 March - 19 April

Last Tango at Wyndham, 22 February - 15 March

2007

Build Up Show - Stockroom show, 20 November - 15 December

Ngaruwanajirri Artists Alfonso Puantjimi, Estelle Munkanome, Lorna Kantilla, 3 - 24 November

Wakartu Cory Surprise New works, 9 - 21 October
Will Blake Shaping Light, 29 September - 20 October

Nerridah Stockley Works from TENNANT CREEK (and the studio), 20 October - 11 November
Ivan Namirrkki A Solo Show Exhibition, 8 - 26 September

WINPA, 11 August - 1 September

Bukulungthunmi Coming together - One Place, 11 August - 1 September

New works by PETER EVE deliquescent - between earth & sky, 13 July - 4 August
Warmun Art Centre: warda-wurrarrem - all kinds of stars, 13 July - 4 August

SURVEY Group show of emerging artists from Papunya Tula, 15 June - 7 July
RedBlackYellowWhite Jilamara, 15 June - 7 July

Painters of Bentinck Island, 19 May - 9 June
Henry Street - New works by Colin Holt, 19 May - 9 June

Painters of Bentinck Island, 20 April - 12 May
‘White fellas’ New works by Matt Huttlestone, 20 April - 12 May

Women Artists of Fitzroy Crossing, 23 March - 14 April
Nina Puruntatameri, 23 March - 14 April

Harry Tjutjuna, 23 February - 17 March
Peter Quinn, 23 
February - 17 March

2006

Janangoo Butcher Cherel Ngarrangkarni, 24 November - 16 December
Lorna Kantilla, Alexandrina Kantilla, Estelle Munkanome, Alfonso Puantjimi & Finton Timaepatua, 25 November - 16 December

Act Natural: Neil Emmerson, Anne-Marie May & Catriona Stanton,  20 October - 11 November
NERIDAH STOCKLEY: PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS20
October - 11 November

Singing & dancing up the country NEW WORKS FROM BALGO HILLS, 15 September - 7 October
Recent works by MARINA STROCCHI, 15 
September - 7 October

Irrunytju Arts Senior artists from Irrunytju WA, 12 August - 9 September
Ngarrgooroon Country by Hector Jandany & Charlene Carrington, 12
August - 9 September

Paintings from Milikapiti (Snake Bay) Melville Island, 15 July - 5 August
A survey show from Maningrida, 15
July - 5 August

GÄNGAN New works from Buku Larranggay Mulka, 17 June - 8 July
PURNTA (promised marriage) Recent works by Nyirlpirr Spider Snell & Jukuja Dolly Snell
Pijaju Peter Skipper & Jukuna Mona Chugana
17 June -
 8 July

New works by Peter Adsett DOUBTING, 19 May - 10 June
New works by Colin Holt DELUGE19 
May - 10 June

New paintings from Mornington Island Arts & Crafts, 26 April - 13 May
Carvings from Tiwi Design Bathurst Island, April 21 - May

Recent works by Senior Pitjantjatjara Artists, 10 March - 1 April

NO PAINT Recent work by PETER QUINN, 10 February - 4 March

WAKARTU CORY SURPRISE MANGKAJA ARTS, 10 February - 4 March

2005

Christmas show small works, 6 - 23 December
NGARUWANAJIRRI ARTISTS, 10 - 23 December

A solo exhibition by NANCY McDINNY, 11 November - 3 December
MALANGI MOB - OUR FATHERS STORIES, 12 November - 3 December

Liquid Paper by Winsome Jobling, 14 October - 5 November
recent works by MAWUKURA JIMMY NERRIMAH, 14 October - 5 November

yugal mangi (we all one) Ngukurr Arts, 16 September - 8 October
Parlini Jilamara (Old Design) New work by RAELENE KERINAUIA, 17 September - 8 October 

RARRK OF MANINGRIDA RECENT WORKS FROM MANINGRIDA

ARTS & CULTURE, 13 August - 3 September

YAKUMIRRI BUKU LARRNGAY MULKA, 15 July - 6 August
WAYNE EAGER, 15
July - 6 August

TOO MUCH GOOD WORK MANGKAJA ARTS, 16 June - 9 July
BIBOKI YAYASAN TAFEAN PAH, 18 June - 18 July

KANAJA at Wangkajunga Kanaja Arts Centre, 28 May - 11 June
ACROSS THE BORDER Warmun Arts Centre, 20 May - 11June

Colin Holt, 29 April - 21May
Conrad Tipungwuti & Timothy Cook, 27 April - 17 May

NINA PURUNTATAMERI, 1 - 23 April
BARNEY & TIBBY ELEGA, 1 - 23 April

ONE WAY Line Artists of the Stone Country, 4 - 31 March
JEAN BAPTISTE Mirripaka Winga, 4
 - 25 March 

Mangkaja Group show, 5 - 26 February

2004

Body of Art ANKAAA Member exhibition, 2 - 23 December
Jacki Fleet Ocean, 19 November - 11 December

Bronwyn Wright Carscape, 5 - 27 November 
Ringer Soak, 30 - 14 October

INTERLACE New works by DIANNE BLAKE, 2 - 23 October 

MELBOURNE ART FAIR, 29 September - 3 October

Nyuju Stumpy Brown, Purlta Mayanne Downs, Taco Rosie King, Nada Rawlins, Nyirlpirr Spider Snell, Jukuja Dolly Snell and Wakartu Cory Surprise, 11 September - 2 October
MILIKAPITI TURTIYANGINARI - JILAMARA ARTS & CRAFTS, 11
September - 2 October

ELIZABETH NYUMI, 14 August - 4 September
WUKUN WANAMBI, 14
August - 4 September

KIRRAWIRRI ARTISTS FROM BIDYADANGA, 10 - 31July
Marina Strocchi, 10 - 31
July

Fish Nets, 12 June - 3 July
Colin Holt BAD MAN’S PARADISE, 12 
June - 3 July

Fiona Sivyer, May/June

MICK JAWALJI WARMUN ART CENTRE, 16 April - 8 May

HECTOR JANDANY WARMUN ART CENTRE, 16 April - 8 May
RAELENE KERINAUIA JILAMARA ARTS & CRAFTS, 17 April - 8 May

JANANGOO BUTCHER CHEREL MANGKAJA ARTS, 13 March - 10 April
YIRRAJIRRIMA NGARUWANAJIRRI INC, 13
March - 10 April

Don Nakadilinj Namundja with Marrawuddi Gallery, Kakadu, 13 February - 6 March
Ironwood & Ochre with Munupi Arts, Melville Island, 14 February
- 6 March

2003

Fitzroy Fusion presented from Mangkaja artists to launch RAFT II, 6 - 20 December
'KURTAL' by Nyilpirr Spider Snell presented by Mangkaja Arts, 3 - 20 December
'Let's keep our art strong' Recent work from the Jilamara Artists, 7 - 29 November
Wanatunga Jilamara: Women Painting. October
Colin Holt, September/October
Ramey Ramsey - Jirrawun Artists
Jirrawun Jazz - Jirrawun Artists
Peter Newry & Mignonette Jamin -
The colours of Mina Mina -
Mangkaja Women - Fitzroy Crossing
Queenie McKenzie George Wallaby -
Kuturkuni Amintiya Tapulunni - Jilamara Artists
Murrkunkukura Ngarrakarnijanka Ngurrara - Mangkaja Arts - Fitzroy Crossing
Pwoja amintiya Mulpininni - New works from Jilamarra Arts and Crafts
Waterhole - Raft Artspace at GrantPirrie Gallery
Fibre: an exhibition of woven art -

2002

Lorna Naparulla Fencer -
Marrnyula Mununggurr - Yirrkala
Paintings by Nora Wompi & Susie Bootja Bootja - In conjunction with Warlayirti Artists
Water and Stone - Art from Maningrida
Two sisters one country - Paintings by Minnie & Eadie Curtis
Wellspring - Jacki Fleet
Ganangoo Butcher Cherel Imanarra - Mangkaja Arts
Phyllis Thomas - The Escape
Pwoja Jilamarra- New works from Jilamarra Arts and Crafts
Katungka Napanangka - My mother my country

2001

Taykwapi Tiwi (everybody Tiwi) -
Paddy Bedford -
Elizabeth Nyumi PARWALLA
Three Women Ngukkur Way -
Good Colour - Prints from Maningrida Womens Centre
Haast Bluff -
Mary Kanngi -
Peter Adsett -
Ramey Ramsey -
In a Dark Century Dadang Christanto
4 Men - 4 Paintings -

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