Selected Publications


2000 Issacs, J, The Hermannsburg Potters: Aranda Artists of Central Australia, Craftsman House, Sydney.


2004 Holy Holy Holy: 13 Contemporary artists explore the interaction between Christianity and Aboriginal Culture, Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide.

2012 Nicholls, C, Earth Works: Contemporary Indigenous Australian Ceramic Art, Flinders Univeristy Art Museum, Adelaide.

1999 McCulloch, S, Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Allen and Unwin.

1998 Morphy, H, ‘Transformations: the Contemporary Art of Central Australia’, in Aboriginal Art, Phaidon Press Limited, New York and London, pp. 261-316.


2015 Butler, E, ‘Make: Hermannsburg Potters’, NGV Gallery Magazine, National Gallery of Victoria, July/August 2015, pp.48-52.

2009, Desmond, M, ‘Of Human Clay’, Portrait Magazine, National Portrait Gallery, No. 33, Sping/Summer 2009.

2007, Tee, E and Bernard, T, Hermannsburg Life – Over Seventeen Years of Contemporary Art Exploration, Artisan Gallery, Queensland.

1996, West, M, & Kean, J, ‘Hermannsburg potters : lyate nwerne urrkngele mpareme (now we are working with clay)‘, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.


2016 Flanagan, M, ‘Three days that made there mark‘, The Age, March 4.

2015 Scanlon, J, ‘Indigenous AFL moments in time bought to life in clay‘, The Huffington Post, October 1.

2015 ‘Footy and Art from the Hermannsburg Potters’, Books and Arts Daily, ABC Radio National. Produced by Fiona Gruber. September 21.

2015 ‘The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine,The Conversation Hour, 774 ABC Melbourne.

2015 Bennet, S, ‘Hermannsburg Potters’ view of footy on the mark in exhibition at National Gallery of Victoria,’ The Herald Sun, September 18.

2015 Marshall, K, ‘Pottery exhibition tells story of town in clay‘, The Age, September 13.

2015 Fisher, A, ‘Breaking the Mould: Meet the Hermannsburg Potters shaping clay from great moments in AFL History‘, ABC news online, September 18.

2015 Davidson, H, ‘Aussie Rules and Aboriginal Art: meet the Hermannsburg Potters at work,’ The Guardian, September 7.

2015 Sibenaler, D, ‘Art of AFL,’ The Herald Sun, June 9, Page 8.

2014 The Potters of Hermannsburg, ABC Radio National. Produced by Janak Rogers. February 17.

2013, Whinnet, E, ‘Tiger Lady: The Making of a Richmond President’, Herald Sun, 12 October, pp.37-39.

2009 Pots of Gold, Living Black, SBS Television.

2007 Hermannsburg Potters, ABC Radio National. Produced by Alan James. September 2.

2006, From Our Hands, short film produced by Woolloongabba Art Gallery and the Hermannsburg Potters.

2000, Hermannsburg Potters 2000, short film produced by ATSIC TV.


2016, Stern, M, ‘Aboriginal Women in Australia Celebrate their Football Heroes with Pottery,’ Hyperallergic: Sensitive to Art and its Discontents, Online publication.

2013 Nicholls, C, ‘Mission Accomplished: the Hermannsburg Potters‘, in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, Vol.13, No.1, pp.126-145.

2012 Rigby, J, ‘The Hermannsburg Potters: Recent Works’, in Australian Journal of Ceramics, Vol. 51, No.2, pp. 36-39.

2003 Newstead, A, ‘A Survey of Australian Indigenous Art’, Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney.

1993 Weis, K, ‘A Festival of Indigenous Craft – South Pacific Festival of the Arts’, Ceramics: Art and Perception, No.11, pp.76-78.

1992 Knight, B, ‘The Hermannsburg Potters‘, Artlink, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp.

1991 Irvine, J, ‘The Hermannsburg Potters’, Ceramics: Art and Perception, No.6, pp.22-23.