EACH ART COMMUNITY operates as its own grassroots cultural enterprise, working through artist-led decision-making processes, supporting culture and respecting protocol. Since 2012, Barkly Regional Arts has supported these art communities through employment of community arts workers, visits from out -reach art staff, professional and artistic development opportunities, administration and sales assistance.
Communities include: Canteen Creek Artists (Owairtilla), Kulumindini Arts (Elliott), Epenarra Artists (Wutunugurra), Mungkarta Artists (McLaren Creek), Tartukula Artists (Tennant Creek).
Current artists include:
Lindy Brodie, Susannah Nelson, Shirley Beasley, Kaye Beasley, Susie Peterson, Gladys Anderson, Carol Beasley, Annette Nungala, Heather Anderson, Andrick Ross, Fiona Corbett.
Image: artist Susannah Nelson during Desart Barkly Artists Camp, 2019. Courtesy: Tartukula Artists and Barkly Regional Arts.