FNQ artists in Cairns gallery’s sights

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - BUSINESS -

AT least one Far North artist is ex­pected to have their work pur­chased by the Cairns Re­gional Gallery for its per­ma­nent col­lec­tion. Ja­son Smith of the Queens­land Art Gallery will launch the ARTNOW FNQ ex­hi­bi­tion on Fri­day night, when he is also set to an­nounce the lucky lo­cal artist/s whose work will be bought by the gallery. “For an artist it is a really big deal to have their work pur­chased,” Cairns Re­gional Gallery de­vel­op­ment man­ager Janet Par­fen­ovics said. The ex­hi­bi­tion open­ing will be held from 6pm Fri­day.

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