Art by Great Women

Art by Great Women

Inspired by the Know My Name movement and in a cultural partnership with the National Gallery of Australia, HERE I AM: Art by Great Women is a major summer-long cultural arts festival being held at Kambri at the Australian National University. The free family-friendly events and activations will include art exhibitions, live art and music events, public talks, film screenings, ArtHack and more.

As part of the HERE I AM: Art by Great Women festival, Kambri at ANU and aMBUSH Gallery are proud to present two brand new exhibitions showcasing some of our best female creative talent, in the heart of our nation.

Unveiled on 16 November, a free outdoor public art exhibition will be held along Exhibition Avenue – Kambri's newest cultural space – featuring 24 diverse contemporary artists from across Australia including Aretha Brown, Gemma O'Brien, Nicole Reed, Nanami Cowdroy, George Rose, Jessica Cochrane, Claire Martin, Claire Foxton, Libby Harward, Kaff-eine and Maddie Gibbs.

Their large-scale works span multi-disciplinary practices including street art, fine art, photography, and illustration, and will be displayed on six exhibition cubes 24 hours a day until 12 February 2021.

Join us at aMBUSH Gallery Kambri on Friday 20 November for the opening night of one of our most exciting exhibitions to date, featuring a dynamic collection of diverse work from over 30 incredible women – all contemporary emerging and established Australian artists.

RSVP to the exhibition opening via Eventbrite as venue capacity is limited. 

Coming from multi-disciplinary art practices – including photography, illustration, digital, sculpture, street art, fine art, film and more – this extraordinary lineup of Indigenous and non-Indigenous women includes the likes of Lucy O'Doherty, Amala Groom, Tracey Deep, Jane Gillings, 23rd Key, Minna Leunig, Bohie Paleck, Jenna Lee, Mafalda Vasconcelos, Bronte Leighton-Dore and Holly Greenwood, to name a few.

Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase works from the gallery exhibition, which will be on display daily from 10am-6pm weekdays and 12pm-5pm on weekends until Sunday, 28 February. Admission is free.

For more information about the HERE I AM: Art by Great Women events and to view the festival program visit