IACA is the peak body supporting Indigenous Art Centres across far north Queensland and the Torres Strait
Abe Muriata with Jawun commissioned by British Museum. Image: Valerie Keenan
Our Vision, Mission & Values
Supporting culturally strong best practice Indigenous art enterprises
Artist Denise Fruit painting at Lockhart River Art Centre, Belonging Workshop, Nov 2018. Image: IACA
Art Centre Happenings, Exhibitions, Workshops & Conferences
Artist Wanda Gibson painting in the Hopevale Arts & Culture Centre studio, Belonging Workshop, Oct 2018. Image: IACA
Newsletters, Annual Reports, Strategic Plan & Exhibition Catalogues
Erub artists with ghost net turtle. Image courtesy of Erub Arts
Creating sustainable and culturally appropriate employment and economic activities
Bana Yirriji artists model their jewellery collection, 2018. Image: Bana Yirriji Art & Cultural Centre
IACA is the peak body that
provides high quality services and resources that supports excellence within Indigenous Art Centres of
Far North Queensland.
Our mission is to effect sustainable growth through advocacy and long-term quality support for development, marketing and promotion.Read more
IACA member Art Centres are spread across the islands of the Torres Strait, the Gulf of Carpentaria, Cape York and the tropical rainforest and coastal regions.
Programs & Services
Our programs and services supporting a vibrant network of Indigenous Art Centres - recognised as leaders within local, national and international arts and cultural sectors.
All Donations go toward directly improving the lives, livelihoods and supporting cultural practice and maintenance for over 500 remote Indigenous artists and their families. IACA and our membership greatly appreciate your generosity.
Northern Disclosure: inspirational workshops at Moa Art Centre
The tail end of 2019 saw the Northern Disclosure team of Rebecca Dagnall and Curtis Taylor facilitate workshops in photography and video making at Moa Arts.
Members Conference October 2019
IACA held its second Members Conference of 2019 at the Mossman Gorge Centre - idyllically located at the gateway to the southern section of the Daintree Rainforest and the traditional lands of the
Yarrabah Arts shines at Arts Ablaze
This year the Yarrabah Arts & Cultural Precinct, in partnership with the State Library of Queensland and the Flying Arts Alliance, opened the Jabu Birriny [land + sea] touring exhibition at the