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14 - 16 July 2017

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QLD Reconciliation Awards

2 June 2017

CIAF and Ports North mix business with pleasure for Reconciliation Award

After hitting record highs with attendance figures and art sales for its seventh event in 2016, the success of Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) and its partnership with Ports North has been recognised with a win at last night’s 2017 Queensland Reconciliation Awards.

The Queensland Reconciliation Awards program recognises businesses, community organisations, educational institutions and partnerships taking positive steps towards reconciliation across Queensland.

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CIAF Art Award, Janina Harding, Chris Marsh- Marsh Property and Cr Bob Manning- Cairns Regional Council

CIAF Art Awards

12 May 2017

CIAF SECURES PARTNERSHIPS TO LAUNCH INAUGURAL ART AWARDS

A significant addition to this year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) program is its CIAF Art Awards enabled through a series of new corporate partnerships spanning local business and government.

 

CIAF’s Artistic Director, Janina Harding said the awards have been introduced to reflect the not-for-profit organisation’s commitment to supporting the professional development of Queensland’s talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.

 

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Aurukun Ku' (Dogs). Photograph Michael Marzik

CIAF’S MULTI-FACETED 2017 PROGRAM LAUNCHED

13 April 2017

FAMILY VALUES THEME ADDS A RICH, CULTURAL UNDERCURRENT TO CIAF’S MULTI-FACETED 2017 PROGRAM

Thursday, 13 April, 2017. Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) will transform the city of Cairns with its multi-faceted, all-inclusive celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and culture between Thursday 13 July and Sunday 16 July, 2017.

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Rosella Namok, Full Moon. Photograph Michael Marzik

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair launches Art Awards

22 November 2016

In its commitment to support the professional development of Queensland’s talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) will celebrate its eighth annual event in 2017 with the introduction of the CIAF Art Awards.

CIAF Artistic Director, Janina Harding said the annual awards have been created to recognise the innovation and excellence displayed by artists whose work features in CIAF’s curated art fair exhibition. 

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Cultural Riches Shine

16 November 2016

As an arts movement, Far North Queensland Indigenous art is embryonic compared to the Northern Territory which has been recognised, supported and successfully operating for over 30 years.

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