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Sturt Gallery | Punu - living wood

The Sturt Gallery will be launching Punu – living wood on Saturday 14 April at 11am.  

Punu – living wood is a new exhibition of works featuring walka board paintings and wood carvings by selected artists represented by Maruku Arts, Uluru NT.

Based in Mutijulu Community, Maruku Arts supports over 900 artists from the communities surrounding Uluru and is one of the largest and most successful Indigenous owned and operated arts organisations.

Punu – living wood marks the first collaboration between Sturt and Marau Arts, and will showcase works by respected senior Indigenous artists Ningka Lewis, Billy and Lulu Cooley and over 20 others. Billy and Lulu will also be presenting a series of free talks and demonstrations during a two week residency at the Sturt, commencing from 8 April.

In conjunction with the exhibition, the Sturt will also be displaying works by local Indigenous artists Peter Swain and The Yirran Miigaydhu Weavers.

The exhibition opening will take place on Sunday 14 April at 11am and will be opened by special guest Terri Janke, Solicitor Director of Terri Janke and Company.

Visit www.sturt.nsw.edu.au for more information.