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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

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 cloths - 27 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 Oct - 22 Oct, 2017

Minyma Mayatja Kananya-Kananypa, 9 Sept - 30 Sept, 2017

Tjupi-Taanu: Artists of Papunya Tjupi, 8 July - 29 July, 2017

Wakartu Cory Surprise: LOOK AGAIN, 10 June - 1 July, 2017

Ivy Drill: Yaranga - Chinamen's Garden, April 2017, online exhibition

Warka Kanpu - Strong Work, Feb - March, 2017, RAFT south, Hobart

Wala Wingka - Fast As, 12 Jan - Feb, 2017, RAFT south, Hobart

 

 

2016

Stephen Eastaugh: Ghost Ships 9 Dec, 2016 - 7 Jan, 2017, RAFT south, Hobart

Tommy May on Tin 9 Dec, 2016 - 7 Jan, 2017, RAFT south, Hobart

Penny Mason: Floating Worlds, 28 Oct - 26 Nov, 2016, RAFT south, Hobart

David Marsden: Firebreaks, 23 Sept - 22 Oct, 2016, RAFT south, Hobart

Roy Underwood: Wati Pilanguru - The Man from Spinifex 6 Sept - 1 Oct, 2016

Ernabella Men's Ceramics 30 July - 27 August, 2016

Tobias Richardson: Stayed Home 11 Aug - 10 Sept, 2016, 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 identity 4 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 Works 3-24 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 September - 27 September

Carlene West 6 September - 27 September

Jenny Taylor: Portraits of Country 15 August - 29 August

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

2013

Iggy, Marina, Neridah, Patsy November - 7 December 2013

Good Friends: Sia Cox 10 November - 7 December 2013

Stockroom Show & Law Men from the Great Sandy Desert 10 October - 9 November 2013

The Wild Ones 6 September - 28 September 2013

Lilly Ulah 17 August - 31 August 2013

Ernabella Ceramics 17 August - 31 August 2013

Crossing Paths III 20 July - 10 August 2013

Desert Boards 22 June - 23 July 2013

Our Way, Their Way 24 May - 15 June 2013

Selected Works by Martumili Artists 12 April - 4 May 2013

Whiskey Tjukangku Solo 12 April - 4 May 2013

Omie Artists 16 March - 12 April 2013

Tobias Richardson 16 March - 12 April 2013

2012

Stockroom Show 8 - 22 December

Way Out West 10 November - 1 December

The Little Prick - Another Lifestyle Magazine 5 - 26 October 2012

Sandy Brumby 6 - 29 September 2012

Ngintaka 6 - 29 September 2012

Yirrkala Bark Paintings 15 August - 25 August 2012

Mankaja Arts 15 August - 25 August 2012

Whiskey Tjukangku 14 July- 4 August 2012

Wati Tjilpiku Canvas 16 June - 7 Juyl 2012

Peter Adsett Selected painting from 1996-2003 23 May - 12 June 2012

Our barkcloth holds the spirit of our culture 27 April - 19 May 2012

My Life as Sculpture Tobias Richardson 30 March - 21 April 2012

Punu-nguru (from the trees) 2 March - 24 March 2012

Stockroom Show 4 February - 25 February 2012

2011

Waltjapiti (Extended family) 24 November - 11 December 2012

Neridah Stockley Paintings and Works on Paper 7 October - 5 November 2011

Tjukurpa Manta Law and Land, and Jimmy Baker Tribute Show 8 September - 1 October 2011

We know our Land, We keep our Land: Ernabella 12 August- 3 September 2011

Sally Gabori 15 July - 9 August 2011

Wakartu Cory Surprise 15 July - 9 August 2011

Shared Language of Paint 9 June - 9 July 2011

Whiskey Tjukangku solo exhibition 29 April - 21 May 2011

Tjala Arts Collaborative Show 18 March - 9 April 2011

Stockroom Show 4 Feb - 4 Mar 2011

2010

Christmas Show 10 Dec 2010 - 29 Jan 2011

A Watiku Show 19 Nov - 4 Dec 2010

Stockroom Show 8 Oct - 13 Nov 2010

Piiny-Piinypa Tjukurpa

Barrupu shows up in the Desert 11 Sept - 2 Oct 2010

Painters of Fregon 20 Aug - 7 Sep 2010

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

Adrian Robertson 23 Jul - 14 Aug 2010

Colin Holt 23 Jul - 14 Aug 2010

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

Patrick Mung Mung Solo Exhibition 28 May – 19 June 2010

Raft Launch: APY & NPY Lands Survey Exhibition 24 Apr - May 2010

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, RAFT II

Sally Gabori 13 August - 5 September

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

Sitting down with Jukuja & Wakartu Jun 19 - July 11

Yewirr (the colour tree) May 23 - Jun 13

Rough Diamonds April 24 - May 16

Colin Holt Tar & Lime March 27 - April 18

Neridah Stockley February 28 - March 21

Stockroom Show February 3 - February 21

2008

Ngaruwanajirri 2-18 December

Ramey Ramsey - In the Pink 1-22 November 22

Yimwarlini New work from Jilamara 11 October – 1 November

Tobias Richardson: Lonely Mountain Buildings September 12 – October 4

Jirrawun Colour 16 August - 6 September

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

Jangangoo Butcher Cherel July 18 - August 9 

Ceramics by Bevan Thompson July 18 - August 9 

Colin Holt 2nd-12th July

PAINT June 6th - June 28th

BITPIT new growth April 25 - May 31

Painters of Bentinck March 28 – April 19

Last Tango at Wyndham Februay 22 - March 15

2007

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

Ngaruwanajirri Artists Alfonso Puantjimi, Estelle Munkanome, Lorna Kantilla, November 3 – 24 2007, RAFT II

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

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

WINPA August 11 – September 1
Bukulungthunmi Coming together - One Place August 11 – September 1

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

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

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

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

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

Harry Tjutjuna Febuary 23 - March 17
Peter Quinn Febuary 23 - March 17

2006

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

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

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

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

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

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

New works by Peter Adsett DOUBTING May 19 – June 10
New works by Colin Holt DELUGE May 19 – June 10

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

Recent works by Senior Pitjantjatjara Artists March 10 – April 1

NO PAINT Recent work by PETER QUINN Feb 10 – March 4

WAKARTU CORY SURPRISE MANGKAJA ARTS Feb 10 – March 4

2005

Christmas show small works December 6 – 23
NGARUWANAJIRRI ARTISTS December 10 – 23

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

Liquid Paper by Winsome Jobling October 14th - November 5th 2005
recent works by MAWUKURA JIMMY NERRIMAH October 14th - November 5th 2005

yugal mangi (we all one) Ngukurr Arts September 16th - October 8th 2005
Parlini Jilamara (Old Design) New work by RAELENE KERINAUIA September 17th - October 8th 2005

RARRK OF MANINGRIDA RECENT WORKS FROM MANINGRIDA
ARTS & CULTURE August 13 till September 3 2005

YAKUMIRRI BUKU LARRNGAY MULKA: July 15 till August 6 2005
WAYNE EAGER July 15- August 6 2005

TOO MUCH GOOD WORK MANGKAJA ARTS: June 16 - July 9 2005
BIBOKI YAYASAN TAFEAN PAH: June 18 – July 18 2005

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

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

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

ONE WAY Line Artists of the Stone Country March 4 till March 31
JEAN BAPTISTE Mirripaka Winga March 4 till March25

Mangkaja Group show February 5 till February 26

2004

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

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

INTERLACE New works by DIANNE BLAKE October 2 till October 23

MELBOURNE ART FAIR : September 29 - October 3.   Nyuju Stumpy Brown, Purlta Mayanne Downs, Taco Rosie King, Nada Rawlins, Nyirlpirr Spider Snell, Jukuja Dolly Snell and Wakartu Cory Surprise

September 11 till October 2
MILIKAPITI TURTIYANGINARI - JILAMARA ARTS & CRAFTS September 11 till October 2

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

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

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

MICK JAWALJI WARMUN ART CENTRE May/June
Fiona Sivyer May/June

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

JANANGOO BUTCHER CHEREL MANGKAJA ARTS March 13 - April 10 2004
YIRRAJIRRIMA NGARUWANAJIRRI INC. March 13 - April 10 2004

Don Nakadilinj Namundja with Marrawuddi Gallery, Kakadu. 13 Feb - 6 March 2004
Ironwood & Ochre with Munupi Arts, Melville Island. 14 Feb - 6 March 2004

2003

Fitzroy Fusion - presented from Mangkaja artists to launch RAFT II. December 6 - 20
'KURTAL' by Nyilpirr Spider Snell - presented by Mangkaja Arts. December 3 - 20
'Let's keep our art strong'- Recent work from the Jilamara Artists. Nov 7-29

'KURTAL' by Nyilpirr Spider Snell - presented by Mangkaja Arts. December 3 - 20
'Let's keep our art strong'- Recent work from the Jilamara Artists. Nov 7-29
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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