On behalf of the CIAF Art Award Judges (Katina Davidson, José Roca and Gerry Turpin), the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) wishes a heartfelt congratulations to the recipients of the CIAF Art Awards 2022!
They are, in the following order:
- 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘪𝘦𝘳’𝘴 𝘈𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘥 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘌𝘹𝘤𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 (sponsored by Queensland Government), 𝐊𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐍𝐠𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐚 (of Pormpuraaw Art and Culture Centre) for Land Centre, 2022.
- 𝘈𝘳𝘵 𝘊𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘳𝘦 𝘈𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘥 (sponsored by Cairns Regional Council), Badu Art Centre.
- 3𝘋 𝘋𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘨𝘯, 𝘚𝘤𝘶𝘭𝘱𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦 & 𝘐𝘯𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘈𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘥 (sponsored by Ports North), 𝐏𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐚 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐦𝐚𝐧 (of Yarrabah Art Centre) for Bicornual Basket 1, 2022.
- 𝘐𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘈𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘥 (sponsored by Holding Redlich), 𝐓𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐚 𝐌𝐚𝐣𝐨𝐫 (of Kowanyama Art & Culture Centre), for Dragon Flys Everywhere: Coming Into The Dry Season, 2022.
- 𝘌𝘮𝘦𝘳𝘨𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘈𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘴𝘵 𝘈𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘥 (sponsored by Apunipima Cape York Health Council), 𝐒𝐨𝐧𝐣𝐚 𝐂𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐤 (of Bana Yirriji Art Centre) for Milli & Yunga, 2022.
- 𝘗𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦'𝘴 𝘊𝘩𝘰𝘪𝘤𝘦 𝘈𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘥 (sponsored by Fibre Optics NQ), 𝐋𝐚𝐫𝐚 𝐅𝐮𝐣𝐢
(of Badu Art Centre) for Kazil Imaik (child is born), 2022.
CIAF would also like the thank the generous sponsors of the award categories, in their recognition of the very best of art & culture of Queensland’s First Peoples.
Land Centre, Katherine Ngallametta, 2022, Pormpuraaw Art & Culture Centre.
Kazil Imaik (child is born), Lara Fuiji, 2022, Badu Art Centre (representing both the Art Centre Award and People's Choice Award categories)
Bicornual Basket 1, Philomena Yeatman, 2022, Yarrabah Art Centre.
Dragon Flys Everywhere: Coming Into The Dry Season, Tania Major, 2022, Kowanyama Art & Culture Centre.
Milli & Yunga, Sonya Creek, 2022, Bana Yirriji Art Centre.
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