City of Karratha Art Collection

Pilbara artists and much more

Located in the Red Earth Arts Precinct a state-of-the-art performance and art centre that was built in 2018, the City of Karratha’s impressive art collection comprises many of the acquisitive prize winners from the annual Cossack Art Awards. Many of the artworks are displayed on the walls of the City of Karratha offices, and are representative of the broad range of artworks from local and nationally- accredited Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists.


Red Earth Arts Precinct
27 Welcome Road
Karratha WA 6714

Opening Hours
Mon, Wed & Fri 9am - 5pm; Tues & Thurs 9am - 6pm; Sat 9am - 2pm
My country

A renowned Yindjibarndi artist from the Yinjaa-Barni Art Group in Roebourne, Allery Sandy always paints her country. Evocative of the abundance of wildlife and flowers of her desert country Maarni...

Living on the land

Carrie is a well-known Karratha-based artist and this work won the Work on Paper category at the Cossack Art Awards in 2017. This print collage depicts a country mapped and claimed as pastoral leases...

Acclaimed artist of the Spinifex Hill art centre in Port Hedland, William Gardiner Nyaparu’s eclectic painting was winner of the portrait prize in the Cossack Art Awards in 2018. With an ethereal...

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