RIP - Thu, May 19, 2016
We were absolutely heart broken to hear of the passing of Judy Watson Napangardi on 17-05-2016. Judy wasn’t just a great artist but to us she was family, she was tough, kind caring women whom looked after her family like no other, we send our condolence...
FREE Shipping On All Paintings - Thu, April 21, 2016
We are happy to annouce that we now have FREE shipping on all paintings SOLD on our Website within Australia
Fantastic Review On Trip Advisor - Fri, April 08, 2016
“Happily broke the bank” 5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago NEW Not often I review a sales emporium, but Jila does have a Trip Advisor following. So here we go. Without doubt, Jila has some of the finest Native art in Australia. I say this afterlooking in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney,...
Great review on Trip Advisor - Thu, July 09, 2015
We were delighted to see our first review on trip advisor.. “Most Informative and Best Staff of the Art Galleries/Shop in Todd Mall” We looked through all of the art galleries and shops in Todd Mall and the girls in Jila (Mandy and Sam) were really engaging,...
Maisie Gibson Napurrla and Ian Reid Tjangala are in town - Tue, March 17, 2015
Maisie Gibson is in Alice painting with her husband Ian Reid Tjangala nephew to Joyleen Reid. Maise is from Kiwirrkurra in Western Australia. Maisie is the daughter of Monica Napaltjarri and the neice of Thomas, Walala and Warlimpirrnga. She learnt to paint from the older women in her community...
Who is Judy’s Mum? - Thu, April 17, 2014
Lorna Fencer was Judy’s mum and Lorna loved handbags my boss took Lorna to Darwin for an exhibition and Lorna was in every handbag shop wanting handbags Judy lost her birth mother when she was very young and Lorna was Judy’s mum’s sister and...
The many “Hats of Judy” - Thu, April 17, 2014
Judy Watson Napangardi has been painting for us for some weeks now. She went home to Yuendamu for a couple of weeks and is back with us. I have noticed that she wears bandanna a lot during summer and beanies in the cooler months. When we were talking about her...
A Visit by Leni Namatjira - Tue, December 10, 2013
I am constantly telling people "I have the best job in the world" I sit in the Gallery and get paid to look at all this wonderful art and famous artists drop in and have a cup of tea with me.They tell me what they have been...
Christmas is only a month away - Sun, November 24, 2013
Why not buy a beautiful Aboriginal painting from Jila Arts for the family for Christmas? It is a present that will last forever
Kudditji dreaming up his next masterpiece - Thu, October 03, 2013
Mandy has just bought Kudditji a new hat Corny has cooked him lunch what else could a man need?
We have a Website - Sun, September 29, 2013
After months of taking photos, cropping photos, writing Biography's and downloading we are finally going live. Thank you to Eli from Driverweb for all his hard work and fixing all the problems. Sit back and enjoy our paintings and don't forget to like us on Facebook
Just over a Week to the Mbantua Festival - Thu, September 26, 2013
Not long now till Alice Springs will come alive with the Mbantua Festival. A world class festival of Indigenous Australian and Desert Living Cultures, Music and Arts. Dan Sultan, Missy Higgins, Tjintu Desert Band, Bernard Fanning and Jessica Mauboy's Album launch.