Artist Forum

Saturday 15 July, 9:30-11:40am


All those interested in the issues of protocols and respect are welcome at the CIAF 2017 Artist Forum. The event is hosted by CQUniversity Cairns campus and features artists Judy Watson, Norman Miller, Karen Reys, in discussion with lawyer Leah Cameron.

Creative director and cultural communicator Rhoda Roberts will chair the forum, encouraging and coordinating debate between panellists and audience members.

Those keen to attend should register via

CQUniversity, L3 Cairns Square, Cnr Abbott & Shields Street, Cairns


Karen’s art works in mixed media and installation explore Aboriginal issues in a highly contemporary and conceptual manner.  Karen gained a Bachelor of Arts (Art) & a Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Healing Arts at Curtin University of Technology, Perth. She resumed a career in Indigenous education as an Associate Lecturer at Curtin University in 2004. She has recently returned home to Cairns to begin her practice as an Aboriginal artist.

Karen’s works are represented in the collection of the Berndt Museum of Anthropology at the University of Western Australia, and the City of Fremantle, Perth.


B lack Star Radio

Every Wednesday 9:15am


Greg Reid, Breakfast Presenter at Queensland Remote Aboriginal Media chats every Wednesday with Karen Reys about local topics and CEED events.



First Sunday of Every Month


Karen offers Readings and Aborignal Energy Healing at the Palm Cove Markets.

Cultural Healing on Country

Darrba Country


Regular camping trips to Karen's families great grandfather's Country has led to strong cultural and spiritual connections tothe  land and place.

B lack Star Radio
M arkets

Unknown Track - Unknown Artist
00:00 / 00:00

Gimuy Gallery

33 Lake Street


Mob: 0422 930 402


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