Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts

Lot 131 Marrangu Street, Gapuwiyak, NT, 0880

Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts is a remote Art Centre in east Arnhem land. It is owned by its Yolŋu members, has a Yolŋu Board, and employs a Manager and Arts Workers. It supports more than one hundred artists from Gapuwiyak and surrounding homelands.

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.

Our Artists


Shipping policy

Domestic Shipping Policy – Artwork price includes shipping within Australia. Larger artworks (100 cm +) are sent via Startrack and tracking numbers are provided. Due to our remote location, Startrack freight is delivered to Nhulunbuy for on forwarding once a week. If there is a significant delay in shipment of your order, we will contact you via email or telephone. Delivery delays can  occasionally occur.

Smaller items are sent via registered Australia Post.

Please allow 3-5 days for artworks to be processed and packed. Delivery with Startrack Express and Australia Post takes approximately 7-10 working days.

International purchases are sent via FEDEX, UPS or Australia Post and may incur additional cost.

All barks are sold with an aluminium framing system ready to be hung. Larrakitj and carvings will not include stands or supports for display, please email contact@gapuwiyak.com.au or leave a message in your sale for more information on the manufacture of Larrakitj and sculpture stands or supports. All canvases are delivered rolled and in a tube and do not include a stretcher frame. Works on paper are unframed.

Refund policy

Refunds will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All artworks are insured and should damage occur in transit the customer will be offered the options to repair, exchange or refund the work.

In the case of damage the art centre will arrange for the pick up and return of the work.

Return policy

You can return the product to us for an exchange with an equivalent product, or we can refund your payment into the original account used to make the purchase.

Please note the following exceptions to our return and exchange policy:

●  Discounted items are final and cannot be returned or exchanged

●  Returned items must have all original documentation, tags still on and be returned in original packaging

●  Returned items must be in their original condition and have no visible signs of wear, use or damage

●  To initiate a return or exchange, please complete the following steps:

-Send us an email with the catalogue number, product description and reason for return or exchange
-Send the item back to us
-Send us an invoice to cover the shipping cost for returns