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Harry Tjutjuna silkscreen and etchings on show

Harry Tjutjuna silkscreen and etchings on show

This is Harry Tjutjuna’s beautiful silkscreen (he’s seen painting the separate layers in the previous two shots on this site). It, and other prints made by the artist at the same time, is on show at Chapman & Bailey Gallery in Melbourne right now (until May 20).
Harry Tjutjuna silkscreen edition on show in Melbourne

Harry Tjutjuna silkscreen edition on show in Melbourne

Another view of Harry Tjutjuna working on a large silkscreen print which is currently showing in the Ninuku print show at Chapman & Bailey in Melbourne. Basil and his wife Pam ran a workshop at Kalka in the far N-W of South Australia a couple of years ago with senior Ninuku artists and they were assisted by then-co-ordinator Matt Goff....
Harry Tjutjuna prints at Chapman & Bailey in Melbourne

Harry Tjutjuna prints at Chapman & Bailey in Melbourne

Basil and his wife Pam had a great trip to Pipalyatjara to work with a number of senior artists at Ninuku Arts a couple of years ago. Harry Tjutjuna was still painting there then, and completed a large silkscreen print and enough painted acetates to enable Basil to expose and make a suite of etchings in...
Katie Breckon residency at BHE in December

Katie Breckon residency at BHE in December

WA artist, Katie Breckon, visited in December, accompanied by several parcels of stainless steel and aluminium plates. Working with Basil, she etched the aluminium pieces, inked up the weathered steel and tried a large number of combinations on the Hilton Press. The larger plates went almost to the edges of the press, so the blankets were...
Another printmaking veteran from Raminginning

Another printmaking veteran from Raminginning

Artist: Roy Burnyila;  Medium: Silkscreen; Dimensions: 595 x 420 mm;  (Image Copyright 2016 Bula Bula Arts)  Sales enquiries Bula Bula Arts on 08 8979 7911
Another new Raminginning silkscreen

Another new Raminginning silkscreen

Artist: Peter Minygululu; Medium: Silkscreen; Dimensions: 595 x 420 mm (Image Copyright 2016 Bula Bula Arts)  Sales enquiries: Bula Bula on 08 8979 7911
"Pussycat" Philip Gudthaykudthay still printing at 81

“Pussycat” Philip Gudthaykudthay still printing at 81

Artist: Philip Gudthaykudthay;  Medium: Silkscreen; Dimensions: 575 x 420 mm; (Image Copyright 2016 Bula Bula Arts); Sales enquiries to Bula Bula Arts (08 8979 7911)
New print releases

New print releases

Artist: Shirley Banalanydju; Title: Magpie Goose Egg Hunt;  Medium: Silkscreen;  Dimensions: 420 x 575 mm  (Copyright 2016 Bula Bula Arts) Sales enquiries to Bula Bula Arts (08 8979 7911)
New silkscreen prints from Bula Bula Arts, Raminginning

New silkscreen prints from Bula Bula Arts, Raminginning

This month we are featuring some of our latest releases. These beautiful silkscreen prints (see the latest 5 entries on our site) were made by the artists at Bula Bula Arts in Raminginning in August during Basil’s workshop there, and have since been printed in Canberra. They are available for sale through Bula Bula Arts...
"Pussycat" still making prints at 81

“Pussycat” still making prints at 81

Philip “Pussycat” Gudthaykudthay may need a walking stick these days, but he can still paint beautifully. He started making prints when Theo Tremblay worked at Ramingining in the early 1990s and has since made many more with Theo, with Northern Editions and with Red Hand, the latter two from Darwin. Now it’s our turn and we...
Ramingining Workshop

Ramingining Workshop

Basil is now out in the Central Arnhem Land community of Ramingining, making prints at Bula Bula Arts for the first time in many years. Established artists Dorothy Djukulul, Philip “Pussycat” Gudthaygudthay, Peter Mingululu, Roy Burnyila and Bobby Bunungurr were joined by others, such as Peter’s wife Shirley and Dorothy’s daughter, Joy for a busy...
Merrepen printmakers with Basil Hall at Nomad Art

Merrepen printmakers with Basil Hall at Nomad Art

Kumbi, Margaret, Marita, Troy, Basil, Angus Cameron from Nomad, Aaron, Patricia and Kieren at the opening of Kidin-Time of Plenty. Basil and Angus travelled out to the community in April and spent a week working with the artists on 19 new zinc plate etchings. These were proofed, approved and then editioned in our Braidwood studio in...