Many Hands Newsletter December 2013- March 2014
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Upcoming exhibitions at Araluen Art Centre, Tali Gallery, Metropolis Gallery, and the AGNSW, photos from painting trips in December and January, and recent paintings by our artists.
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Ngurratjuta Many Hands Newsletter

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2014! 

Five generations: the strength of Namatjira's legacy

Ngurratjuta Many Hands is holding an exhibition at Araluen Art Centre in Alice Springs opening March 1, in conduction with Big hART and Araluen Art Centre. Alison French will be speaking on the topic of Namatjira and the Hermannsburg School, and artists will be present to open the exhibition. Watercolours will be on sale in the Araluen shop. 

Collage Project

COFA lecturer Rolande Souliere has been working with the artists as part of an exciting professional development project; learning to collage! Artists such as Lenie Namatjira, pictured here with Rolande in a picture by Leigh Holdaway, have learned collage techniques that they will use in their art in new and different ways. 

Exhibition and Workshop at Metropolis Gallery

Ngurratjura Many Hands artists are part of the upcoming Colours of Country exhibition at Metropolis Gallery in Geelong, opening March 27. Gloria Pannka and Lenie Namatjira will travel to Geelong for the opening and for workshops.
Contact Metropolis Gallery for bookings and more information.
Image: Gloria Pannka, West MacDonnell Ranges

Exhibition and Workshop at Tali Gallery 

Sydney's Tali Gallery, based in Rozelle, will be launching a new exhibition of watercolours in the style of Albert Namatjira, from his descendants who paint at Many Hands.
The exhibition will open on the 29th of March with a reception for Lenie Namatjira and Gloria Pannka, who will travel from Central Australia to Sydney for the exhibition.
There will be one workshop held with these artists on the 29th of March at 2 pm. The workshop will last for two hours and will cost $80 including materials. 
Please contact Tali Gallery for bookings and more information.
Image: Lenie Namatjira, Mt Leibig from the south

AGNSW Hermannsburg School exhibition  

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is holding an exhibition of Hermannsburg School artworks, opening mid March. Lenie Namatjira and Gloria Pannka will travel to Sydney to hold a workshop and a question and answer session at the gallery on Sunday the 30th of March. More information to come soon, please check our website and Facebook page for details!
Image: Peter Taylor, Wallace Rockhole


Painting Trips

We have recently been on painting trips to Glen Helen, Ellery Creek, and Simpson Gap. Below are some pictures from our trips.

Recent Works

Images from top to bottom:
Mervyn Rubuntja, Mt Sonder
Rienhold Inkamala, Glen Helen on a Cloudy Day

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