Artist Showcase

The Gallery's Permanent Collection represents artists who have created works in response to our region that record, celebrate, questions and comment on the changing conditions of and then diverse cultures in our very special place in the world.

The Galleries Collection of over more than 800 works.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be ware that this website may contain images, names or voices of deceased persons in photographs, film or text.


The Cairns Art Gallery acknowledges the Gimuy Walubarra Yidinji and Yirrganydji as the Traditional Owners of the area today known as Cairns. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, names or voices of deceased persons in photographs, film or text.