Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance | Opportunity for Aboriginal Artists and Artisans05.12.2016
An exciting opportunity for Aboriginal artists and artisans living in the Worimi, Birpai, Dunghutti and Gumbaynggirr Nations.
In January and February 2017, Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance will occupy the entire gallery space at the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.
There are three distinct opportunities on offer:
- Entries for the inaugural Saltwater Freshwater (Acquisitive) Aboriginal Art Award valued at $5000 closes Friday 2 December 2016.
- Entries for the Contemporary Cultural Objects exhibition which includes three dimensional cultural objects such as fish traps, bark canoes, Dili bags and coolamons closes Friday 2 December 2016.
- Entries for the ‘Valuing our Past for a New Beginning’ exhibition which will be a display of old photographs collected from Aboriginal people living in our region.
This will be the beginning of tracing the historical values of the four Saltwater Freshwater nations many communities, creating conversations about our past and the people who lived here.
The exhibition to be curated by Aboriginal curator, writer, activist and occasional artist, Djon Mundine who will also judge the art award.
Please call Jane at Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance on 6658 1315 for more information and how to enter.