Welcome

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that the contents of this website may include images of and references to deceased persons.

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Image courtesy of Spinifex Arts Project © Louise Allerton

The Aboriginal Art Centre Hub of Western Australia (AACHWA) works with Aboriginal art centres across Western Australia to assist them to be seen, heard, respected and represented. We are the only Indigenous visual arts peak body based in Western Australia.

Please take a look around our website to learn more about WA's Aboriginal art centres and AACHWA. You can also use this site to find useful information, links, opportunities and publications.

Thank you for visiting the AACHWA website and for supporting ethical practice in the Aboriginal art market.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional custodians of this country and its waters. We wish to pay respect to the elders past and present and extend this to all Aboriginal people.

    • 03.03.17: CALL FOR | 2017 Dardanup Art Spectacular

      The 2017 Dardanup Art Spectacular Awards are open to all Australian residents and artists may enter pieces in one or more categories.  
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    • 03.03.17: EOI | 2018 or 2019 National NAIDOC Host City

      Calling expressions of interest to be the 2018 or 2019 National NAIDOC Host City!  
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    • 03.03.17: CALL FOR | 2017 Leonora Art Prize

      It doesn’t matter if the work was completed 40 years ago or if it has previously been exhibited elsewhere, all entries will be eligible for a share in the $18,000 prize money!  
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    • 03.03.17: CALL FOR | Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize 2017

      Call out to Australia’s best contemporary artists! The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize is held every two years and the most outstanding work is awarded an acquisitive $50,000 cash prize.  
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