Photo Gallery 8

NRL's All Stars Week in Newcastle where I painted the centrepiece of a large painting and then the World All Stars and the Indigenous All Stars teams and squad members signed and placed their handprints on the painting. The painting will be sold to raise funds for the Preston Campbell Foundation.

































Painted a large mural with Bundaberg Police and Kids at risk over a 6 week period.




Guest speaker at Elliott Heads ANZAC Day event where I read my poem "Dreamtime Soldier"



Attended the opening of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Volunteer selection centre. I have painted a 9 metre painting which tells the story of Australia and the Commonwealth Games. Dignitaries placed their fingerprints on the painting and the 24,000 volunteers will also place their fingerprints on the artwork. During the Commonwealth Games the painting will hang in the Athletes village.





Winner of the 2017 Kennelly Constructions Aboriginal Achievement Award for the Young Achiever Awards.



My artwork was used for the 2017 "Dreamtime at the G" Guernsey for Essendon The Mighty Bombers.



Photo with Gavin Wanganeen         Explaining the meaning and story of my

                                                      Guernsey design to the Essendon players.


 Pre game training at the Essendon Bunker.          photo with Kevin Kropinyeri from the Marngrook

                                                                                                     Footy show.


    Photo with AFL Legend         Photo with Aunty Gail Mabo

          Michael Long,                    daughter of Eddie Mabo.

  founder of The Long Walk


         Photo with Casey Donovan.                           Live radio interview with 3KND.


                          Live radio interview with SBS radio.


Live radio interview with ABC.                 The Long walk to the G.


         The long walk on the MCG.                        On the Long walk having a laugh

                                                                                   with the Prime Minister

                                                                            The Honourable Malcolm Turnbill.


     A great view overlooking         Photo with Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti.

            Centre field.


             My Guernsey design artwork featured on the LED signage around the stadium.


Exhibition of my artworks at Aboriginal Art Galleries in Sydney which also incorporated the national Launch of my new jewellery range Chern’ee Sutton Originals. I was also an artist in residence painting artworks for 2 days in the gallery.




Finishing off the large 14mtr painting called “Journey to Gold” at the Commonwealth Games Volunteer centre. In total there are over 20,000 volunteer and dignitaries’ fingerprints on the painting which will be displayed at the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village during the Games.



Gold Coast Mayor The Honourable Tom Tate            The very last fingerprint.

    and Rugby League Legend Mat Rogers.


Official opening of my exhibition at the Pullman and Mecure hotels, King George Square Brisbane.






Artist in residence at the 2017 Defence Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Network Conference where I created an interactive art piece for the Australian Defence Force. I was also a guest speaker and the commissioned artwork will be used for the ADF RAP, stationary, directorate merchandise etc.


                        Guest speaker                                    Defence Indigenous Champion

                                                                                     Steve Grzeskowiak


                 Army                                               Navy


             Air Force


                                                                         The Unveiling



2018 Australia day Ambassador at Charters Towers.





2018 Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Bearer for Bundaberg.




Handing over a commisioned painting to City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate, the painting was gifted to His Royal Highness Charles Prince of Wales during his Royal visit to Australia for the 2018 Commonwealth Games from the City of Gold Coast.


Exhibition opening night at the Sofitel Hotel Broadbeach on the Gold Coast to kickstart the 2018 Commonwealth Games. I created an interactive art piece on the night that hangs permanently at the Sofitel Hotel.


    Amery Burleigh General Manager Sofitel               City of Gold Coast Mayor and Mayoress



                                                                                               Unveiling the painting


                  Traditional Dancers                                    Bush Tucker Tastings


            Yugambeh Youth Choir


My 14 metre painting called "Journey To Gold" that was on display in the Athletes Village during the GC2018 Commonwealth Games, all of the dots are the 20,000 volunteers fingerprints that applied to be part of the games.



Guest speaker at the 2018 QTIC NAIDOC Corporate breakfast where my 10mtr painting was displayed at the Treasury Hotel for the event. The painting was painted in the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village with the athletes and dignitaries during the Games.



Guest speaker at the James Cook University “Are you remotely interested conference” in Mount Isa where I unveiled a painting that was commissioned by JCU and the painting will form the banner of a new webpage for JCU’s generalist medical training site which is a new online initiative to help close the gap. I also read a poem called Dreamtime Soldier for a painting that was donated in 2014




 Artwork donated to Centrecare in Mount Isa.


Artwork donated to the Save the Children Foundation in Mount Isa.


Officially unveiled my 9mtr painting called “Caina Putut, Ilya, Wartanganha” which means “Long ago, Today, Tomorrow in the Kalkadoon language at The National Royal Australian Mint in Canberra. The painting was completed at a residency in the Athletes Village for the 2018 Commonwealth Games and Athletes and dignitaries from around the world placed their fingerprints on the painting. Dignitaries included His Royal Highness Charles Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness Prince Edward Earl of Wessex and City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate. The exhibition will run for the next six months at the mint. Speakers were Mark Cartwright, General Manager of the Royal Australian Mint and Aunty Jannette Phillips from the Gnunnawal people and myself.