Visual Arts Australia


Free Event

Presented by Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory and NATSIAA Principal Partner Telstra 

The Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards are Australia’s longest running and most prestigious art awards dedicated to Indigenous artists.

This year’s finalists include emerging and established artists whose paintings, objects and multimedia works reflect on issues of identity and resilience. Confronting, challenging and inspiring work from the best contemporary artists from urban and remote regions across Australia can be seen in the gallery and online.

Congratulations to the 2020 Telstra NATSIAA Winners:

Telstra Art Award
Ngarralja Tommy May

Telstra General Painting Award
Adrian Jangala Robertson

Telstra Works On Paper Award
Iluwanti Ken

Telstra Bark Painting Award
Marrnyula Munuŋgurr

Telstra Multimedia Award
Siena Mayutu Wurmarri Stubbs

Wandjuk Marika Memorial 3D Award
Jenna Lee

Telstra Emerging Artist Award
Cecilia Umbagai

You can see their winning entries and explore the full exhibition by clicking Experience Now above.

  • Image Peter Mungkuri, Ngura (Country),, detail 2019, ink and synthetic polymer paint on linen, 36th Telstra NATSIAA
  • Photo Elise Derwin
NATSIAA Principal Partner

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