Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts assists artists to collect and prepare materials to make high quality art, explore ideas and develop the knowledge and skills to exhibit, market and sell their work.

The Art Centre also operates tourism and cultural programs, which provide a great place to learn about Yolŋu culture and art.

Featured artist Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr of Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts. Photograph by Tony Kearney.

Featured Artist: Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr

Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr is a Ganalbingu man whose homeland is Ngaliyindi, near the Arafura swamp. He is known for his paintings of Ganalbingu song lines, as well as his mother’s Wagilak clan stories. Along with other members of his clan Johnny keeps culture strong through painting, song, dance and ceremony.