Celebrate NAIDOC Week with a visit to Woollahra Art Gallery’s Heart in Art exhibition

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Celebrate NAIDOC Week with a visit to Woollahra Art Gallery’s Heart in Art exhibition
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Published 20 June 2022

The work of First Nations artists from some of the most remote areas of Australia will be showcased at the Heart in Art exhibition at the historic Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf from 22 June to 10 July 2022.

The FREE exhibition is a collaboration between Woollahra Council and First Hand Solutions Aboriginal Corporation to coincide with NAIDOC Week and the National Indigenous Art Fair.

The vibrant and diverse exhibition includes painting, works on paper, sculpture, video and ceramic works from leading art centres in the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia.

These include Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts, APY Art Centre Collective, Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation, Tjarlirli and Kaltukatjara Art, Injalak Art Centre, Ngwarle Untye Art, Maningrida Arts & Culture, Babbarra Women's Centre / Babbarra Designs, Anindilyakwa Arts Centre, BulaBula Arts, Art Centre, Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts, APY Art Centre Collective and Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation.

The exhibition will act as a satellite venue for the National Indigenous Art Fair which will take place from 2-3 July at the Overseas Passenger Terminal in The Rocks, and provide professional development opportunities for First Nations arts workers facilitated by Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf Coordinator Sebastian Goldspink.

Peter Cooley, CEO of First Hand Solutions Aboriginal Corporation, will also give a special NAIDOC Week talk on 9 July at 2pm as part of the exhibition.

Peter Cooley NAIDOC
NAIDOC Week Conversation: Peter Cooley CEO of First Hand Solutions Aboriginal Corporation

"We are thrilled to be working with First Hand Solutions Aboriginal Corporation to bring these amazing works to the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf," Sebastian Goldspink said.

"This selection of works is the perfect way to tangibly celebrate the strength and diversity of First Nations culture ahead of NAIDOC week."

The Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf is open Wednesday to Friday, 10am-6pm and Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm at 548 New South Head Road, Double Bay. Admission is free.

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