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Monday 06 February 2023

North QLD First Nations Artists

20 March 2020 - 20 June 2020

North QLD First Nations Artists

Group Exhibition

Obery Sambo, Sumes Borom (Bush Boar), 2019, Coconut husk, acrylic paint, straw, shells, feathers & seeds, 30 x 34 x 46cm.

Umbrella Studio now has a dedicated exhibition space for North Queensland First Nations artists. While some exhibitions will be guest curated or feature solo exhibitions by artists from this region, other exhibitions will feature prints, objects and works held in stock from the gallery shop. The latest exhibition is of the latter kind and features works by Gail Mabo, Obery Sambo and Aicey Zaro. 

Visitors must comply with Umbrella’s COVID19 Safety Plan and directives.
Gallery open: Tues-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-1pm, and closed on Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition install weeks. Follow our social media for updates.

Exhibition Opening: Friday 20 March 2020, 9:00am

COVID Safe Visits

Umbrella asks that visitors adhere to social distancing, visitor logs, and other COVID Safe directives and procedures as directed.

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Open Hours

Tues - Fri: 9am-5pm

Sat - Sun: 9am-1pm

Gallery closed Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition install weeks.

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408 Flinders Street,
Townsville, Qld, 4810 Australia

PO Box 2394,
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.