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2013

  • One, Two, Four and More

    A showcase of the diverse practices of five Tropical North Queensland TAFE Art Teachers.

    3 January - 9 February 2013

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    One, Two, Four and More
  • Greatest Hits Volume 3

    An IMA touring show of recent videos by Queensland artists.

    11 February to 16 March – Opening night Friday 22 February, 6pm

    Gallery 2

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    Greatest Hits Volume 3
  • Studies for the Mattress Account

    New works by Rose Rigley investigating the resurfacing of memory.

    18 February – 16 March

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    Studies for the Mattress Account Rose RigleyBed bugs bite V
  • An Architect's Eye

    The collection of mostly contemporary Aboriginal art of the award-winning architect John Mainwaring.

    18 February to 30 March – Opening night Friday 22 February, 6pm

    Gallery 1

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    An Architect's Eye Rammey Ramsey Warlawoon Country
  • Still Life: Joachim Froese Photographs 1999 - 2008

    This exhibition provides a cohesive overview of the photographic practice of a significant Queensland artist of international standard.

    25 March – 20 April

    Gallery 2

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    Still Life: Joachim Froese Photographs 1999 - 2008 Joachim FroeseArchive #13
  • Badu Artists: works on paper

    Works on paper by Laurie Nona, Aiona Tala Gaidian, Edmund Laza, Zacharia Gaidan, Weldon Matasia, Joseph Au and Michael Nona

    25 March - 20 April

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    Badu Artists: works on paper Laurie NonaGainau (Torres Strait Pigeon)
  • Outside the Square

    KickArts joins forces with Fibrecrafters FNQ to explore different methods in creating a square utilising varied fibrecraft techniques. 

    29 April to 9 May

    Gallery 2

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    Outside the Square
  • Blow Out

    Installation pieces with accompanying soundscape by Mona Ryder and Ann-Maree Reaney.

    On Saturday 6 April In gallery 1 at 11am, Mona Ryder will speak about her current work and also give an overview of her practice to date. 

     

    8 April to 18 May, opening Friday 12 April, 6pm

    Gallery 1

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    Blow Out Mona RyderRed seething
  • Floating Free

    Small-scale works on paper and ceramic plates by Yasmini Kedem

    29 April to 25 May

    KickArts Feature Wall

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    Floating Free Yasmini KedemCarte Postale
  • Tame Birds, Wild Birds

    A lively installation of air-dried birds by Anna Heraghty.

    29 May to 29 June

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    Tame Birds, Wild Birds
  • Renegades : Outsider Art

    A large-scale group exhibition with a mission to uncover the allure of outsider art and the essence of creating art in unlikely environments.

    24 May to 27 July, opening Friday 24 May, 6pm

    Gallery 1 and Gallery 2

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    Renegades : Outsider Art
  • Mind and Material

    Initially stimulated by the natural grain in wood, Ricky Beresford has created a considered series of acrylic and pencil works on board.

    8 July to 3 August

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    Mind and Material Ricky BeresfordTraveller
  • Before Television

    New linoprints depicting Tommy Pau's childhood growing up on Thursday Island.

    12 August – 7 September

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    Before Television Tommy PauSwimming at Tamwoy Wharf
  • Emporium of Apparatus Concerning Mechatronic Variants

    New whimsical kinetic sculptures by public artist and designer Russell Anderson.
    Join us for a free Artist Talk on Saturday 27 July at 3pm prior to the exhibition opening. 

    29 July to 14 September, opening Saturday 27 July, 4pm

    Gallery Two

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    Emporium of Apparatus Concerning Mechatronic Variants Russell AndersonTea bag jiggler
  • Sea Journeys - New Caledonia, return voyage

    KickArts presents the work of ten Erub Art Centre artists in an expansive installation of sculpture, prints and layered vision and sound.
    Experience the momentous connection of Pacific histories with the Torres Strait triggered in 1871 by the celebrated event, ‘The Coming of the Light’. 
     
    On Saturday 17 August at 3pm, prior to the official exhibition launch (at 4pm), please join us for a free performance by Seaman Dan accompanied by the Gondwana National Indigenous Children's Choir. Free entry All welcome

    5 August to 21 September, opening Saturday 17 August, 4pm

    Gallery 1

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    Sea Journeys - New Caledonia, return voyage Racy Oui-PittAlida
  • whitenoise

    Digital and hand-drawn collage investigating technology in our lives.

    16 September – 12 October

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    whitenoise Jodie ConnollyMessengers
  • Sentinels 145° 38'14.17" E, 16° 50' 08.63" S

    A group exhibition by Kuranda Arts Co-op artists of site specific work emphasising our one-on-one relationship with nature.

    23 September to 2 November, opening Friday 27 September, 6pm

    Gallery 2

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    Sentinels 145° 38'14.17 Shane Morris
  • Stockroom Exposé

    27 September to 9 November, opening Friday 27 September, 6pm

    Gallery 1

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    Stockroom Exposé
  • Remnant Interiors

    21 October to 23 November

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    Remnant Interiors Janelle WilliamsWall Painting with grey bouquet
  • Isola Abitazioni

     Rebecca Claire Edwards

    12 October to 30 November 2013

    The Corridor

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    Isola Abitazioni Rebecca Claire Edwards
  • An Off the Wall Project - Cairns

    An Off The Wall Project – Cairns is an experimental and evolutionary two-phase live graffiti event cum art exhibition by India Collins.

    11 November to 4 January 2014, opening Friday 15 November, 6pm

    Gallery 2

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    An Off the Wall Project - Cairns
  • Heat and Serve

    The 2013 annual KickArts Curator’s Choice Members’ Exhibition has now been selected. Thanks to all current members who submitted works.

    Opening event on the 6 December in line with the Cairns Creative Crawl from 5pm.

    2 December to 4 January 2014

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    Heat and Serve Roland NancarrowScattered clouds/scattered showers
  • Portraits and Autobiographical Notes

    Portraits of current Cairns-based artists by Michael Marzik.

    15 November 2013 to 18 January 2014, opening Friday 15 November, 6pm

    Gallery 1

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    Portraits and Autobiographical Notes Michael MarzikEd Koumans