Made With Meaning


We produce fine art, weavings, jewellery, prints and artefacts imbued with the cultural knowledge and skills of our ancestors. We hold a strong ancestral connection to Cape York Peninsula.

What We Do

We utilise images and techniques forged over 60,000 years of living on Country connected to our land and Dreamtime stories. Our products are made with meaning. Our artists keep Cape York culture alive and strong.

Exciting New Products

Recently we’ve introduced a new line of products from jewellery, journals, bags, apparel and cushions. 

Shop Different

Aboriginal artworks from Cape York Peninsula are among some of the most exciting and collectable works available today. Here you’ll find a selection of appealing pieces of art and an opportunity to invest in the unique cultures behind them. Our products are made with meaning. Our artists keep our Cape York culture alive and strong.

First Nations viewers; please be advised that this website may contain images of deceased people.

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this country and recognise their connection to land, wind, water, and community. We pay respect to them, their culture, and to the Elders past present and emerging.

The featured artwork was a collaboration between artists Lisa Michl and Robert Tommy Pau

Commission Artwork

Great News! Cape York Art – Made with Meaning is now offering commissions.

Over the years Cape York Art has demonstrated a passion and dedication to building pathways and opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practitioners. Our lead artists works can be found in the collections of the Queensland Art Gallery, Parliament House, Cairns Regional Gallery and ArtBank, as well as the Australian Embassy in Germany. Our artists have exhibited works in major Australian exhibitions including The RAKA Award, Story Place, Indigenous Art of Cape York, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair and the prestigious National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award.

For more information about commissioning an original painting by Lisa, please contact us

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