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Alex Baird Murphy

Magic Compass

13 April — 01 June 2024

A pastel and pencil drawing on paper of an owl and possum

Anastasia Klose

For thy sake I in love am grown

13 April — 01 June 2024

An artwork made from textiles with a womans figure and the text 'MAGNETIC' written down the right side.

Muma Nai


13 April — 01 June 2024

Three artworks on a white wall. All three are acrylic paint on timber. The first artwork is a road leading to the horizon, the second is a white farm shed in a grassy field with mountains in the distance and the final is a large body of water.

Annika Harding

Flux and Fog: Landscapes of the Atherton Tablelands

13 April — 01 June 2024


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1:30 pm — 5:00 pm

25 May — 25 May

White brick wall, wooden shelf with various small paintings, paintbrushes and paint.

General Event, Training, Workshop

Painting an experience of place: experimental acrylic painting with Annika Harding

Explore the possibilities of acrylic painting in response to image and place in this workshop with Far North Queensland based artist Annika Harding. This workshop will briefly cover some characteristics […]


9:00 am — 5:00 pm

18 May — 18 May

Image of Applique technique with up-cycled materials. Green and Yellow Striped material with tools materials and applique of a woman's head and arm

Artists Talks, General Event, Training, Workshop

‘I AM’ Mantras The Ancient Art of Applique meets the Phenomenal Power of Personal Mantras – Workshop with Naomi Evans

Come and explore the ancient form of textile artwork with a modern twist. Using the Applique technique with up-cycled materials to create an image celebrating the female form whilst also […]


11:00 am — 12:00 pm

20 April — 20 April

Artworks of the artists

General Event, Training, Workshop

Artist Discussion – Anastasia Klose and Annika Harding in conversation with Hamish Sawyer

Join us for an enriching artist conversation featuring exhibiting artists; Anastasia Klose and Annika Harding. Hamish Sawyer will facilitate the discussion as they delve into the intricacies of creative process […]



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Person wearing dark tshirt and jeans looking a wall with art

17 May, 2024

NorthSite Exhibitions Call Outs 2025 and 2026

NorthSite Contemporary Arts is seeking expressions of interest for its 2025-26 exhibition program The opportunity is open to artists,…


Drawing of an owl and other smaller animal with lots of green and blue

3 April, 2024

Exhibition Season 2 Overview

NorthSite Contemporary Arts’ 2024 exhibition program celebrates the breadth and diversity of practice in Far North Queensland, in…


A image of a poster that contains the text 'NorthSite Open' a person is in the background.

22 March, 2024

Careers: Communications Coordinator

DOWNLOAD POSITION DESCRIPTION   Position title: Communications Coordinator Category of employment: Permanent, full-time Salary:…


A bight image with 4 photographs of people and the text 'DREAM BIG Emerging Creatives Lab'

14 March, 2024

Dream Big: Emerging Creatives Lab

The 'Dream Big: Emerging Creative Lab' by FlameArts is only a week away This session will focus on personal branding and raising your…


The cover of a book on a white background. The book is a green colour with gold text 'Selina Kudo'.

13 March, 2024

Selina Kudo | Australian Photobook Awards

Ahead of the Photobook workshop this Saturday, Cairns-based Artist Selina Kudo has been shortlisted for the 2024 Australian & New Zealand…


Geoff Dixon: Portraits of Us

11 March, 2024

Upcoming Film and Workshop

It is the final month of our first exhibition season and to celebrate we have the feature documentary film screening 'Geoff Dixon:…