Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi

'Doing Good Work with Families'

Desert Mob Markets is one of three events that is organised by the Desart Organisation in Partnership with Araluen Arts Centre to promote Art and Culture, Artists and Art Centres around Central Australia and is held annually. The other two events are the Desert mob Exhibition and Symposium.

Every year Desert Mob Markets attracts art lovers who want to have the opportunity to purchase authentic, affordable art. Because the highest price an art piece is sold at is $500. It’s also an opportunity to view the different Traditions and Cultures of Aboriginal people across Central Australia through their art.

Waltja attended this year’s Desert Mob markets, which was held on the 6th of September. Other Central Australian Art centres from town and remote communities were also there to show off their art. Staff members that were involved with this year’s markets were Veronica James, Leela Kruger, Linda Brooks and Lenny Hillman.