• SHOP ARTWORKS

          Cooee Art curates ethically sourced art from Australian Indigenous communities that we have formed relationships with for 40 years.

          Our gallery team travels regularly to remote areas of Australia to meet with artists to consign artworks.

        • New Arrivals

          Cooee Art gallery artworks arrive in our online shop and our gallery spaces weekly.

          Shop new arrivals that coincide with our monthly exhibition program.

        • All Artworks

          Shop online from the full portfolio of available Cooee Art artworks – paintings, sculptures, fine art prints and artisanal objects ranging from $100 – $500k.

        • EXHIBITIONS

          Cooee Art was established in 1981 and is Australia’s oldest exhibiting Indigenous art gallery. 

          The gallery has presented the finest Aboriginal and First Nations art through their exhibition program for over 40 years showing the work of over 150 individual artists.

          The Cooee Art stockroom includes contemporary Aboriginal paintings, rare bark paintings and artefacts, early desert boards and acrylic paintings as well as sculpture and limited edition fine art prints.

        • Current

          Cooee Art presents monthly solo and group exhibitions in the Paddington gallery supported by public programs including artist talks and workshops.

        • Future

          Explore forthcoming exhibitions in the Cooee Art galleries and our special event program.

        • AUCTIONS

          Cooee Art Auctions provide an informed and professional approach to buying and selling art in the secondary market. We are a market leader with specialist knowledge and proven results. 

          We offer collectable Australian and International artworks for sale by auction and private treaty. 

          Cooee Art Auctions work with artists, galleries, museums and private collections bi-annually to curate and consign artworks across two separate departments – Indigenous Fine Art and Modern & Contemporary Fine Art.

          Our auctions and previews for potential buyers and collectors are presented in the Cooee Art premium 480sqm hybrid gallery and auction space in Paddington. 

        • Indigenous Fine Art

          Cooee Art Auctions offers bi-annual auctions of significant and highly-collectible Australian Indigenous artworks.

          Our Art Market Analytics provides comprehensive artist profiles and market analytics on Australia’s 200 most important Aboriginal artists.

        • Modern & Contemporary Fine Art

          Introducing Modern and Contemporary Australian and international art.

          We seek to establish new benchmarks for pricing and documentation for artists in the secondary art market

        • Art Market Analytics

          Cooee Art has created a comprehensive art market analytics tool with easy navigation. The information we provide is designed to be an invaluable resource for art consultants, valuers, and industry professionals and to serve the interests of artists, galleries, institutions, art centres, collectors and researchers.

        • Artist Profiles

          Each artist is ranked according to their career, and annual artist ranking index. Detailed profiles, market analysis and performance indicators are provided for a growing list of artists along with the artworks that have achieved their ten highest results at auction.

        • Current Indigenous Art Market

          Provides professional advice on the Indigenous art market in line with other investment categories, thereby serving the interests of artists, galleries and collectors.

        • Consultancy

          The Cooee Art team has been providing expert advice for over 40 years in a Consultancy capacity to offer a breadth of services for the business side of art.

        • Valuations

          Cooee Art Founding Director Adrian Newstead OAM has more than 20 years experience in valuing Aboriginal art and artefacts (pre-contact to Contemporary).

        • EXHIBITION AND EVENT MANAGEMENT

          Cooee Art curates and coordinates exhibitions on behalf of charitable organisations, commercial businesses and galleries in Australia and overseas utilising its extensive contacts with individual artists, artists’ agents, galleries and important private and public collections.

        • ABOUT

          Cooee Art was originally established in 1981 and runs a hybrid art model to represent and support artists in an ethical and sustainable way. We have two galleries, our flagship gallery in the heart of Aboriginal Sydney in Redfern and a boutique showroom gallery in Australia’s iconic Bondi Beach along with a seperate fine art auction wing, Cooee Art Auctions established in 2017. Cooee is now Australia’s oldest exhibiting Indigenous art gallery. Since first working with Australian Aboriginal artists in 1981, we have presented the finest First Nations art through exhibitions and events in Australia, Europe, and the Americas.

  • Contact

Cooee Art foremost acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, as the traditional owners and custodians of the unceded land and waters on which we work and reside.

ABORIGINAL FINE ART GALLERY, PURCHASE AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS ART, CONTEMPORARY AND ABORIGINAL ART FOR SALE – SYDNEY

Price and availability are subject to change at the gallery’s discretion. While we try to ensure the accuracy of all data across the website, Cooee Art reserves the right to cancel a sale due to price change.

The artist holds the copyright for all images throughout the website and must not be reused or reproduced in any way without explicit permission.

© COOEE ART 1981 – 2021

Consigning Now

Consignments of Indigenous and non-Indigenous art are accepted throughout the year for
our auctions based on quality, provenance, collectability, and condition.

Whether you are a buyer or a seller, our team of art specialists and client service professionals offer assistance throughout the entire auction procedure. We establish relationships with sellers and provide them with feedback throughout the marketing and viewing process.

For sellers, this relationship begins with sound advice on establishing the value of artworks and setting the estimate and reserve strategy that best suits their artworks. Works are professionally photographed, catalogued, and assessed by our in-house conservation and restoration expert. Our specialist staff research and write informative, insightful essays on selected works; these are then presented in hard copy and online catalogues. Our specialists will happily provide buyers with in-depth artist profiles and market analytics on the achieved sales results for comparable works.

Auction viewings are staged at our Redfern premises and strategically chosen locations in relevant cities.

These ensure the artworks can be viewed to their best advantage and enable our staff to provide valuable insights to potential buyers and feedback to sellers that enable them to make decisions that will ensure the best possible result on the night.

Cooee Art takes pride in its customer relations, consultancy, and after-sale service. This includes arranging timely advice and payment following the sale and assistance with the packing and delivery of artworks to their new owners.

VIEWING

Works are exhibited at our premises in Redfern, for a minimum period of 5 days prior to each auction. Additionally, touring exhibitions are arranged in other venues and cities according to the content and value of the sale.

VIP EVENT

Cooee Art is dedicated to introducing collectors to a series of exciting events, talks, studio visits, gala dinners and cocktail opening nights. Through a relaxed and shared passion for Indigenous and Contemporary art, buyers and sellers can come together with Cooee Art Specialists and share experiences and knowledge.

REGISTRATION

Clients can register to bid online via our own bidding platform, make a telephone bid, or leave an absentee bid by completing a hard copy or electronic form.

CONSIGNMENTS

Entries of premium Indigenous and non-Indigenous art and objects are invited for inclusion in our bi-annual fine art auctions.

CATALOGUE

A beautifully researched and written catalogue is produced and sent in hard copy or PDF form to more than 5,000 potential clients in Australia and overseas, with auction alerts sent to more than 300,000 national and international art collectors via the online aggregator, Invaluable. Selected auction items are accompanied by videos, detailed images and comparable artworks in public and private collections.

VIDEO DOCUMENTATION

Interviews about the auction, referencing certain artworks, are recorded with our principal staff and particular collectors/sellers relating their story. Academics speaking about particular pictures or artists may also be included. These are available for viewing directly from the catalogue entry for relevant works.

MARKETING

Cooee Art undertakes a global marketing campaign with far reaching capabilities via partnering sites, enabling us to connect national and international art buyers and collectors with an interest in Aboriginal and Contemporary art. Our in-house marketing campaigns reach over 10,000 clients. Our social media content and stories are curated, newsletters and direct marketing are informative, and specialist videos insightful. Undertaking regular print media and electronic campaigns ensure our mailing list remains current and updated.

Submit your Artwork 

REDFERN GALLERY

17 Thurlow Street,
Redfern, NSW, 2016

p. +61 (02) 9300 9233
Opening Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday 10am till 5pm

BONDI BEACH GALLERY

31 Lamrock Avenue
Bondi Beach, NSW 2026

p. +61 (02) 9300 9233
Opening Hours:
Open by appointment

Cooee Art foremost acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, as the traditional owners and custodians of the unceded land and waters on which we work and reside.

ABORIGINAL FINE ART GALLERY, PURCHASE AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS ART, CONTEMPORARY AND ABORIGINAL ART FOR SALE – SYDNEY

Price and availability are subject to change at the gallery’s discretion. While we try to ensure the accuracy of all data across the website, Cooee Art reserves the right to cancel a sale due to price change.

The artist holds the copyright for all images throughout the website and must not be reused or reproduced in any way without explicit permission.

© COOEE ART 1981 – 2021

Cooee Art foremost acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, as the traditional owners and custodians of the unceded land and waters on which we work and reside.

ABORIGINAL FINE ART GALLERY, PURCHASE AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS ART, CONTEMPORARY AND ABORIGINAL ART FOR SALE – SYDNEY

Price and availability are subject to change at the gallery’s discretion. While we try to ensure the accuracy of all data across the website, Cooee Art reserves the right to cancel a sale due to price change.

The artist holds the copyright for all images throughout the website and must not be reused or reproduced in any way without explicit permission.

© COOEE ART 1981 – 2021