Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery
31 Lamrock Ave (cnr Chambers Ave)
Bondi Beach 2026 NSW Australia
Phone: +61 (2) 9300.9233 Email: email@example.com
Opening Hours: 10am - 5pm Tuesday to Saturday
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Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Consultants Team
Adrian Newstead established Coo-ee Aboriginal art Gallery in 1981. A former President of the Indigenous Art Trade Association and Director of Aboriginal Tourism Australia he became the Head of Aboriginal Art for Lawson~Menzies in 2003, and Managing Director of Menzies Art Brands until 2008. An Aboriginal art consultant, dealer, and art commentator, based in Bondi, NSW, he has 30 years experience working in Aboriginal and Australian Contemporary art. more >>
Anne, who lived in Argentina and the USA after completing her studies at Sydney University in the late 1960’s, has traveled extensively to communities throughout Aboriginal Australia since marrying Adrian in 1983. Particularly interested in Aboriginal fabrics she worked throughout the 1980's and 1990's developing and producing the range of furnishings and clothing retailed by Coo-ee in its Paddington emporium. These were included in many important American and European promotions. Anne is a practiced conservator of Aboriginal artworks and assists with the care and maintenance of the gallery’s extensive stockroom.
Mirri Leven has a double degree in International Development and Fine Arts and a Masters in Art Administration from the University of NSW College of Fine Art. Following field work in the Solomon Islands and India she acted as the international photo editor for a London based travel magazine. On returning to Australia in 2007 she was appointed gallery assistant at Coo-ee Aboriginal Art. Mirri currently runs Coo-ee's gallery program including exhibition planning, administration and project development.
New York Consultant
Following an extensive career in hospitality, tourism, sales and customer service Damein Banner pursued his passion and keen eye for fine art by opening DBFA Consulting Co.(DameinBannerFineArt Consulting Co.) in 2009. Since that time he has worked with a number of emerging Australian and international artists, as well providing professional services to private art collectors. Having built a strong working relationship with Coo-ee Gallery during his years in Australia he has returned to his native New York, and now acts as the Gallery's U.S. representative.