Darrell Harris is the Manager of Yarrabah Arts and Cultural Precinct, the arts organisation which partnered with State Library of Queensland (SLQ) to develop the exhibition Jabu Birriny (land + sea). The exhibition is being toured by Flying Arts Alliance from 2019 to 2021. See Darrell’s Interview with the State Library of Queensland Flying Arts…
Philomena Yeatman is a Gunggandji and Kuku Yalanji woman, born and raised in the Yarrabah community. She began her art career in 1991 as a screen printer and jewellery maker, then later developing her skills as a weaver, producing table mats, fans and baskets.
Michelle Yeatman belongs to the Gunggandji people and was born
and raised in the Yarrabah community. She is an artist working across the mediums of ceramics, painting and printmaking.
Elverina Johnson lives in Yarrabah. Her traditional family name is Bunya Badjil, which means ‘Good Woman’. She is of Kunganji Gurugulu lineage on her grandfather’s side and Indinji Gimuy lineage on her grandmother’s side.
Ruben Ambrym is of Kuku Yalanji and South Sea Islander heritage and has lived in Yarrabah all of his life. he is a featured artist in Flying Arts’ touring exhibition Jabu Birriny (land + sea)
Valmai Pollard identifies as a Gunggandji woman and has grown up in Yarrabah. She is currently the youngest artist working at the Cultural Precinct.
We’ve got news! Read about our new First Nations Cultural Worker role, recipients of $600,000 RAF Recovery Boost – Renewal Grants and more.
Four key regional Queensland arts companies will undertake multi-year post-COVID renewal initiatives thanks to the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund (RAF). Flying Arts Alliance and Regional Arts Australia have announced the successful recipients of a total of $600,000 in strategic arts funding under the RAF Recovery Boost – Renewal grant stream. Four regional Queensland companies will each receive $150,000 over three years to implement programs focused on strategic growth and…