Maleisha Leo and Caitlan Salam from Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre and Andrew Garrett from Yarrabah Arts & Cultural Centre, IACA Conference in Cooktown 2015. Photo: Emma Fowler-Thomason
Our programs and services support a vibrant network of Indigenous Art Centre’s who are recognised as leaders within local, national and international arts and cultural sectors.
- Professional development that builds artist and artsworker skills
- Programs that improve the viability of Indigenous arts enterprises
- Programs that increase the supply and reach of quality arts and cultural products
- Recognition and marketing of Queensland’s Indigenous art locally, nationally and internationally
- Increasing ongoing employment opportunities for Indigenous artists and artsworkers
- Increased professional and business (including strategic, governance, financial and accountability) development for IAC managers, management committees and boards.
Community arts and cultural development
- Deepen audience engagement
- Expand markets and enhance international connections, international exhibitions and fellowships
- Ensure opportunities for Australian contemporary visual artists
- Provide professional support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists
- Build stronger, more resilient visual arts and craft organisations