Exhibition Dates: 7 May – 6 June 2016
Saltwater Country is a partnership between Museums & Galleries Queensland and the Gold Coast City Gallery. Curated by Michael Aird and Virginia Rigney, Saltwater Country showcases works by 16 acclaimed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from Queensland.
The works feature stories of historical, environmental and personal concerns, utilising these artists’ strong cultural connections to their saltwater country – Queensland’s coastline, sea and waterways.
Saltwater Country features Vernon Ah Kee, Daniel Boyd, Michael Cook, Megan Cope, Fiona Foley, Rosella Namok, Mavis Ngallametta, Laurie Nilsen, Napolean Oui, Ryan Presley, Brian Robinson, Ken Thaiday, Alick Tipoti, Ian Waldron, Judy Watson and a collaborative work by Erub Arts.