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Congratulations to Gabby Brown

Congratulations to Gabby Brown! She's the winner of the $1,000 prize for filling out the surveys. Thanks to everyone who worked hard to create this year's fair. Here's a few more videos we've created from the fair! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3vPYS-tPe0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAGFUL6pF0I&feature=channel&list=UL

By |2016-11-14T13:24:48+11:00August 12th, 2012|General|0 Comments

Meet Franchesca Cubillo, DAAF Chairwoman

We've managed to catch DAAF Foundation Chairwoman Franchesca Cubillo for an interview. Ms Cubillo officially opened the 2012 DAAF on 10 Aug 2012. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhAF25gVhHY Franchesca Cubillo is the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation Chairwoman. Ms Cubillo also serves as the Senior Curator of the National Gallery of Australia. On 12 Aug 2012, she officially opened [...]

By |2016-11-14T13:24:49+11:00August 11th, 2012|General|0 Comments

New Chapter Begins for Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

The future of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair has been assured with the formation of a new executive charged with leading the ongoing growth and success of the annual Indigenous arts event. The new Darwin Aboriginal Arts Fair Foundation will be chaired by Franchesca Cubillo, a Larrakia women who is the Senior Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art at the National Gallery of Australia.

By |2016-11-14T13:24:49+11:00April 23rd, 2012|General|0 Comments

Darwin Art Fair Bucks the Trend

The fifth annual Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, held in August at the Darwin Convention Centre, has defied art market trends and reported continued growth in 2011 with record visitor numbers and an overall increase in sales generated by the event. Investment in Aboriginal art has taken a sharp dive since the global financial crisis and [...]

By |2011-11-23T04:32:27+11:00November 23rd, 2011|General|0 Comments

That’s A Wrap!

DAAF 2011 has wrapped and participating Art Centres have made their long journeys home to the far-flung regions from whence they came. Visitor numbers again topped 5,000 and we await the final statistics on this year’s sales, which will be released when the evaluation report is completed. All that great art has been packed away [...]

By |2011-08-25T20:57:36+10:00August 25th, 2011|General|0 Comments