Grace Cossington Smith occupies a crucial place in Australian art of the 20th Century. She was a resilient adherent of an aesthetic system many of her colleagues could not sustain. Cossington Smith produced some of the most intricate and elaborately executed images of her generation, investing even the smallest of her compositions with an implacable spirituality.
We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their continuing connection to land and as custodians of stories for millennia. We are inspired by this tradition in our work to share and preserve Queensland's memory for future generations.