The Board of the Cairns Art Gallery and Director, Andrea May Churcher, invite you to attend the exhibition opening event of Queen's Land Blak Portraiture: Late 19th Century to the Present
Presented in partnership with the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Queen’s Land Blak Portraiture explores the relationships between personal, cultural and national identity in relation to historical and contemporary portrait images by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists.
CIAF Patron: Henrietta Fourmile-Marrie AM
Guest Speaker: Liz Ann Macgregor OBE, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
All welcome. RSVPs appreciated. Cash bar and light refreshments available.
This project is presented in partnership with the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair. It has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia Program and is supported by The John Villiers Trust, and the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) that is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Cairns Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.
Image: Vernon Ah Kee, Self portrait (detail) 2007, charcoal, pastel, acrylic on linen, 180 x 150 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane. Photo: Nicholas Aloisio-Shearer