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Touring Exhibitions

Umbrella has curated, coordinated, exhibited and delivered a number of touring exhibitions across Australia and internationally. We support artists to reach a wider audience and to showcase the strength and breadth of high-quality artworks created in Australia and by North Queensland artists. Umbrella also tours outbound and inbound exhibitions locally in North Queensland with community partners including The Grand Hotel and the Mike Carney Creative Industries Centre

Listed are some of our previous touring exhibitions. If you would like to express interest in hosting one of these exhibitions or any other Umbrella exhibition at your venue, please contact us.

David Jones, Mabo Confronts Leviathan, 2019, Etching print on rag paper, 93.5 x 76.5cm.

Legacy: Reflections on Mabo
Toured nationally 2019-2023

Alison McDonald, Flow (detail), 2011, Upcycled plastic lids and cable ties, 1200 x 700cm. Photograph: Through the Looking Glass Studio.

Tommy Pau, Wer Tik (Milky Way), Linocut on Somerset 300gsm Satin White paper, 107 x 83cm. Press by Bill Young Studio; Printed by Bill Young. 

Aicey Zaro, My Heart, My Home II, 2012, Monoprint, 75 x 52cm.

Land and Sea
Toured Queensland 2014-2015

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Gurambilbarra (Townsville),
Qld, 4810 Australia

PO Box 2394,
Gurambilbarra (Townsville),
Qld, 4810 Australia

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Acknowledgement of Country

Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts respectfully acknowledges the Wulgurukaba of Gurambilbarra and Yunbenun and the surrounding groups of our region; Bindal, Gugu Badhan, Nywaigi, Warrgamay, Bandjin and Gudjal as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, share and celebrate local creative practice. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as the first people of Australia. They have never ceded sovereignty and remain strong in their enduring connection to land and Culture.


Umbrella is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, part of the Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy, and by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments. | Umbrella is supported by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and receives funds through the Australian Cultural Fund. | Townsville City Council is a strategic partner of Umbrella's program.