• 6 May 2022

    Tjungkara Ken and Yaritji Young in the 2022 NATSIAA

    Congratulations to Tjungkara Ken and Yaritji Young whose collaborative work has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2022 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards. This annual award presents the diversity of contemporary indigenous art, celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices nationwide within the visual arts. The major prize winners will be announced […]

  • 9 June 2021

    Tjungkara Ken in Archie 100 exhibition

    Tjungkara Ken’s 2017 Archibald Prize entry, Kungkarangkalpa tjukurpa (Seven Sisters dreaming), is featured in Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize, at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. “Arranged thematically, Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize unearths fascinating stories behind more than 100 artworks carefully selected from every decade. It reflects not […]

  • 4 June 2021

    Tjungkara Ken – winner of the Roberts Family Prize in the 2021 Wynne Prize

    Congratulations to Tjungkara Kanytjupai Ken who has been announced as the winner of Roberts Family Prize 2021 with her work ‘Seven Sisters’. The Roberts Family Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Prize is an annual prize of $10,000 awarded to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander artist for their work entered into the Wynne Prize. “I […]

  • 27 May 2021

    Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize finalists

    Congratulations to the following artists who have been announced as finalists in the 2021 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes. Natasha Bieniek (Archibald Prize) Keith Burt (Archibald Prize) Lucy Culliton (Archibald and Sulman Prize) Sylvia Kanytjupai Ken (Wynne Prize) Tjungkara Ken (Wynne Prize) William Mackinnon (Archibald and Wynne Prize) Guy Maestri (Wynne Prize) Robert Malherbe (Wynne […]

  • 19 March 2020

    Sylvia Kanyjupai Ken, Tjungkara Ken and Ken Sisters Collaborative

    Following on from the Gallery’s successful participation in the inaugural Art Basel Online Viewing Rooms we are proud to be showing an exhibition of new work by Tjala artists, Sylvia Kanytjupai Ken, Tjungkara Ken and the Ken Sisters Collaborative. This exhibition will be launched online on 21 April, with works available for viewing in the […]

  • 30 May 2019

    Tjungkara Ken in the Wynne Prize 2019

    Tjungkara Ken is a finalist in the Wynne Prize 2019 with her work Seven Sisters. Showing her work alongside fellow Tjala Arts painter, Sylvia Ken, Tjungkara’s work depicts the Seven Sisters story involving the sisters being chased across country by Wati Nyiru (a bad man). Tjungkara Ken’s work will also be featured in an upcoming […]

  • 2 May 2019

    Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2019

    Congratulations to Natasha Bieniek, Robert Malherbe, Tjungkara Ken, Sylvia Ken and Leslie Rice who are finalists in this year’s prizes. Bieniek, Malherbe and Rice are seasoned entrants to the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes. Bieniek, who won the Wynne Prize in 2015, has entered her work ‘Reflection’ and has her work ‘Waiting for Arden’ in the Archibald […]

  • 1 June 2018

    Tjala Arts – ‘Seven Sisters’ Exhibition

    Jan Murphy Gallery presents an exhibition featuring artworks from the acclaimed Tjala Arts centre in Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. In a first for both organisations, the exhibition solely focuses on artists from Tjala Arts, providing a platform for their works in Queensland. Seven Sisters features new works by the Ken Sisters Collaborative (Tjungkara Ken, […]