Artworks are first available for purchase by sponsors and dignitaries before being available in person at the Exhibition in Brisbane. Unsold artworks can also be purchased online following the event.
"This artwork is a reminder not to take on and believe all the negative things people say. The cracks represent the effect it can have on our self-worth and self-confidence, with the gold representing a protective aura of love and confidence in oneself."
Bulumbrr Art, Vanessa Appo is a Butchulla woman living and working on Yuggera land. Art has always been an outlet for Vanessa from a young age. Receiving different diagnoses of depression, anxiety and finally ADHD, as well as growing up conflicted about her culture and identity because of her fair skin, art has always been a constant in Vanessa's life, allowing her to express herself.