Watergate Gallery Presents Emerging Aboriginal Artists

By Editorial Team on April 4, 2022

Sat, 09 April 2022 - Sat, 07 May 2022

Magda Nakamarra Curtis, Lappi Lappi Jukurrpa, Acrylic on canvas, 48×36
Reception: Saturday, April 9 from 5pm to 7pm

This collection of Aboriginal art showcases some of the most promising young artists from Australia. The artists live and work in Warlukurlangu: Artists of Yuendumu, which is one of the longest running and successful Aboriginal-owned art centres in Central Australia. Warlukurlangu Artists is supported by funding from the Australian government through the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support as well as by the sale of the art. The artists live and work on site. They begin with a small canvas usually 8″x11″. As the artists work sells he/she is given a larger canvas. This collection of paintings is by some of the most promising young artists, many of whom have won awards. Some of the artists descend from well-known Aboriginal art families.

Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 11-6
  • Saturday: 12-5
  • or by appointment

The gallery is located in the Watergate complex which is on Virginia and New Hampshire Avenues NW in the Mall area below street level. Entrances from the parking garage located on New Hampshire Avenue or the escalator on Virginia Avenue next to the US Post Office or stairs by the entrance of Watergate East residences.

Watergate Gallery is located at 2552 Virginia Avenue NW.