The Cairns Art Gallery Director Andrea May Churcher and Board of the Cairns Art Gallery invite you to meet acclaimed artist Vernon Ah Kee at a studio viewing of a newly commissioned portrait of the artist’s father that will be acquired for the Gallery’s Permanent Collection.
Vernon Ah Kee was born and grew up in Cairns. Founding member of proppaNOW, Vernon Ah Kee is a multi award-winning artist and is represented in major public galleries and private collections, nationally and internationally. Vernon Ah Kee has returned to Cairns to complete this important artwork commission.
This project is presented in partnership between the Cairns Art Gallery and TAFE Queensland North, and is supported by Milani Gallery, Brisbane, and James Cook University, Cairns.
Artist’s Studio at TAFE Queensland North
Y block Arts Hub, Room 1.10
Image: Vernon Ah Kee speaking in front of his work, neither pride nor courage 2006, Auckland Art Gallery, 2014.