Chern'ee Sutton, Aboriginal Artist
Chern'ee Sutton is a proud Kalkadoon woman & artist from Mount Isa, QLD Australia who is passionate about her culture & history & wants to share that with the rest of the world through her art. Her unique style combines 2 worlds of traditional aboriginal heritage with a modern contemporary twist which has caught the eyes of collectors around the world including Royalty & on the 2018 Commonwealth Games mascot Borobi. Chern’ee has her artwork hanging in The Royal Collection in Buckingham Palace, Queensland Parliament House, Queensland State Library and has exhibited her artworks in London, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney. Chern’ee’s artworks have been commissioned by The Queensland Government, Tennis Australia, The National Rugby League, Caritas Australia, Dreamworld Theme Park, The 2018 Commonwealth Games, The Australian Department of Veteran Affairs and Rainforestation to name a few. Chern'ee has also been commissioned for R.A.P. artworks or Reconciliation Action Plan Paintings by The Australian Defence Force, The Australian Public Service Commission, National Rugby League, Former Origin Greats and Northrop Grumman. Due to Chern’ee’s passion for reconciliation and equality, she has received numerous accolades including National NAIDOC Youth of The Year, Australia Day Awards for 2013 and 2014, Queensland Pride of Australia Award, Local NAIDOC Awards including Artist of the Year and has been an Australia Day Ambassador for the past 6 years.