Our Work

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