Telstra Award: Finalist

Vincent Namatjira

11 Aug - 26 Nov 2017

Vincent Namatjira is a finalist in the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA), Australia’s longest running and most prestigious Indigenous art award. A partnership with Telstra and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory the prize showcases the best in Indigenous art from across Australia, in both traditional and contemporary media.

Namatjira’s work Three Legends features portraits of David Unaipon, the first published Indigenous writer; Jimmy Little, the first Indigenous performer to have a top 10 single; and Lionel Rose, the first Indigenous boxer to win a world title.