Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that the following pages may contain images or names of people who have since passed away.


Charmaine Ashley

Pandanus fibre with natural dye

22cm x 11cm


Baskets are made from Gunga (Pandanus Palm), using a coiling process. The Gunga has been coloured with natural bush dyes.

Ref: 19-151



Categories: ,
Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts
Report Issue

Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts

Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts is a remote Art Centre in east Arnhemland. We are owned by our Yolŋu members, have a Yolŋu Board, and employ a Manager and Arts Workers. We support over one hundred artists from Gapuwiyak and surrounding homelands.

Gapuwiyak is a small, Yolŋu town in the middle of Miyarrka, a region around Arnhem Bay. There are eighteen clans in this region each with their own interconnected clan estates, songs, patterns and designs.

The Art Centre assists artists to collect and prepare materials, make high-quality art, explore ideas, develop knowledge and skills, exhibit, market and sell their work.

We run tourism and cultural programs. Our Culture and Art Centre is a great place to meet, relax, enjoy a coffee and learn about Yolŋu culture and art.

More Artworks from Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts

Shipping Policy

The cost of postage and packaging is additional to the cost of your purchase unless otherwise stated. Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts aims to provide the most economical and efficient method of delivering your purchase. All packages up to 105cm in length are posted Registered Australia Post unless other specific delivery arrangements are made between Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts and the purchaser. Larger items will need to be freighted (StarTrack Express, Toll) and we will advise on cost. We take care with packaging all items and have transit insurance. Extra cover is available on request.

Refund Policy

It is very important to us that you are happy with your purchase, if not; we will fully refund you for the value of the artwork, minus postage costs, once it has been returned to us. You must notify the Art Centre within 10 days of receiving the purchased item if you are dissatisfied and explain why. You need only pay the cost of returning the item to the Art Centre. The work must be returned in its original condition with all of its accompanying documentation and packaged correctly for the guarantee to apply.

Cancellation / Return / Exchange Policy

  • Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation takes no responsibility for the cancellation, return or exchange of any purchases made at the 2020 online Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair. All cancellations, returns or exchange requests must be directed to the Art Centre where the purchase was made.
  • Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation takes no responsibility for any or items that appeared different to what was depicted on the 2020 online Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair website.