WINTER SALON + ART PARADE

Vibrant colours, from the blues of sea and sky to soft yellows, greys and whites to warm reds, pinks and oranges feature in our Winter Salon exhibition over the June Queen's Birthday long weekend.

More than 80 paintings by leading artists and rising stars from five regions will be on show. Featuring multi-hued paintings by Utopia artists including Emily Pwerle, Barbara Weir, Charmaine Pwerle, Jeannie Mills Pwerle, Selina Teece Pwerl, Caroline Petrick Ngwarreye & Natalie Holmes Pula; jewel-like landscapes and bush medicine stories by Ampilatwatja artists of the Eastern desert; glowing works by Western desert artists from Yuendumu and Papunya, brilliant new canvases by leading artists of the APY Lands and the Pilbara and striking monochromes and pastels.

For the unique Art Parade presentation that opens the exhibition works will be grouped into themes according to colour and shown by a team of paraders while Susan McCulloch provides commentary.