Aboriginal Art

  • Geoff Sellman’s artwork licensed for fashion range

    This year, National NAIDOC Week from 8 to 15 July will celebrate the invaluable contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women make to the nation under the theme ‘Because of her, we can!’

    Ahead of the event, Queensland fashion … Continued

  • Cultural Fund supports Indigenous Printmaking Program in Tropical North Queensland

    More than 20 Indigenous artists from far north Queensland were trained in new printmaking techniques through a series of workshops run over the past two months.

    Cairns artist collective Kickarts ran the residential printmaking with support from the Copyright Agency’s … Continued

  • Viscopy member Betty Kuntiwa Pumani wins the 2017 Wynne Prize

    Betty Kuntiwa Pumani from Mimili Maku Arts in Alice Springs has won the prestigious $50,000 Wynne Prize for her painting ‘Antara’ (pictured).

    The Wynne Prize is Australia’s oldest art prize and is judged by the trustees of the Art Gallery … Continued

  • Indigenous Art Meets Fashion at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

    During the parades of Sydney’s Fashion Week, emerging designer Johanna Louise Smith debuted her latest collection featuring works by indigenous artists Jakayu Biljabu and Bugai Whyoulter, from Martumili Art Centre in Newman in Western Australia.  Ms Smith collaborated with the … Continued

  • Lonely Sculpture

    Finalists Announced for John Fries Award 2015

    Fifteen emerging artists have today been announced as finalists to the John Fries Award 2015, one of Australia and New Zealand’s most coveted awards for emerging contemporary artists.

    The finalists are from all over Australia, with two New Zealand and … Continued

  • Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda (Mrs Gabori), Dibirdibi Country, © Mrs Gabori 2011/Licensed by Viscopy.

    A Colourful Life Celebrated

    Respected traditional Kaiadilt elder and Viscopy member Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda (Mrs Gabori) sadly passed away last month, leaving behind a legacy as one of Australia’s most extraordinary contemporary artists.

    Mrs Gabori exploded onto the art scene in 2005 when she began … Continued