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Nine Miles Smiles Art Exhibit
April 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 8, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
An exhibition of contemporary Papua New Guinean art titled ‘Nine Miles Smiles’ will be held at the Royal Queensland Art Society (RQAS), Petrie Terrace Gallery.
The exhibition will showcase the artworks of fourteen artists, including Gickmai Kundon, Elisabet Kauage, Michael Mape, Gigs Wena and Gima Segore, some of who are graduates of the PNG Art School (UPNG) while others are self-taught and sell their work on the streets or at local craft markets. It will be complemented by a ‘slide show’ of portrait photographs of residents of Nine Mile settlement, Port Moresby prepared by photographer and RQAS member, Don Wotton.
It is a free event, all are welcome.