Jandamarra Cadd: The Spaces Between

Staff writer

An exhibition not to be missed at the Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute.
Jandamarra Cadd: The Spaces Between

Jandamarra Cadd and his work titled Uncle Jack, 2016, acrylic on Canvas, 200cm x 200cm. Image: Amy Cadd.

The Spaces Between is an upcoming exhibition of work by renowned Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Warung artist, Jandamarra Cadd. 

Held at the Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute in Adelaide from 8 December to 3 February, the exhibition will be the first time Cadd’s insightful series of portraits will be brought together in one place.


The exhibition will include eight works by Cadd, including his Archibald finalist work Uncle Archie Roach, as well as the portraits Uncle Bob Randall, Radiance, and Luke Carroll. His masterpiece Uncle Jack Charles, which went viral on social media earlier this year, will also hang alongside two never-released works. 

‘Jandamarra is a famous and most respected Aboriginal artist in this country. Tandanya’s support in his latest pioneering series of work is indicative of the reputation and an extraordinary illustrator in his field of expertise,’ said Ruth Miller, Manager of the Culture and Arts Team at the National Aboriginal Cultural Institute Inc. Tandanya.

Proud, 2014, 138cm x 155cm, Acrylic on Canvas. Image: Deon Van Den Berg. 

‘Jandamarra’s pieces are large, dynamic and striking. He has his own unique style and leaves an impression on all that views his portraiture,’ Miller added.

Cadd has been a finalist in every major Portrait Art Prize in Australia, but is also in very high demand as an Inspirational Speaker and Ambassador. He has won many awards highlighting his skill as an artist.


Semi-Finalist in The Doug Moran Portrait Prize 2017

Finalist in The Clayton Utz Art Award 2017

Judge  - Obi Art Prize 2017

Finalist in The Kennedy Art Prize 2016

Finalist in The Clayton Utz Art Award 2016

Winner of The People’s Choice Award – Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2016

Finalist in The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2016

Finalist in The Percival Portrait Painting Prize 2016

Winner of SJOGHC Online People's Choice Prize (The Black Swan Art Prize 2015)

Finalist in The Black Swan Art Prize 2015

Finalist in The Archibald Prize 2014

Opening night is 15 December 6pm. To find out more about the exhibition visit the Facebook event page.

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