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Cooee Art Leven - Redfern Art Gallery

"Where a picture tells a thousand words,
a gallery tells a thousand stories."



Cooee Art Leven formerly Coo-ee Art was established in 1981 and runs a hybrid art model to represent and support artists in an ethical and sustainable way. Our flagship premium 480 sqm gallery and auction space in the heart of Aboriginal Sydney, Redfern, offering a unique and informative insight into the world of Australian Indigenous art.

Our auctions established in 2017 is a market leader with specialist knowledge, we work with artists, galleries, museums and private collections bi-annually to curate and consign the finest Indigenous Art. 

Since first working with Aboriginal artists forty years ago, Cooee Art now Cooee Art Leven has presented the finest First Nations art through exhibitions and events in Australia, Europe, and the Americas. Cooee Art Leven is Australia’s oldest exhibiting Indigenous fine art gallery. 

With more than 3000 works of art by over 150 individual artists, our extensive stockroom encompasses a wide range of regional and individual styles. The collection includes rare bark paintings and artefacts, early desert boards and acrylic paintings, and an exciting range of contemporary Aboriginal paintings, sculpture, limited edition fine art prints, and hand-crafted traditional artefacts and books.

Cooee Art Leven presents monthly exhibitions in the Redfern gallery including solo shows by important living artists and thematic curated exhibitions.  The exhibition schedule is supported by public programs including artist talks and workshops. The gallery welcomes drop in visits or private consultations. 

As well as sourcing historically significant pieces, Mirri Leven, along with her experienced team, consign contemporary artworks from Indigenous communities across the continent for their diverse range of projects.


An impressive international profile, developed over 40 years’ experience, makes Cooee Art Leven one of the most highly respected Indigenous galleries in Australia and abroad. Its clients include private collectors, institutions, architects, interior designers, and international visitors.

Jorgen Lotz

“I have purchased a number of pieces from you and have always been treated very friendly and professionally. No hesitation in dealing with Cooee Art Gallery in the future"

Osman Shajahan

“Cooee Art Leven Gallery has an amazing collection. I came to find out when I was searching for works by a particular artist I couldn’t find anywhere else at that time."

Angela Stasinopoulou

“We had a wonderful experience at Cooee gallery while visiting Sydney. Hayley helped us find a beautiful and unique piece of art and shipped it safely halfway across the world to the UK for us"



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17 Thurlow Street
Redfern, NSW, 2016


+61 (02) 9300 9233

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Opening Hours

Tue - Sat

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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