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Welcome to Cairns Art Society

Cairns Art Society (CAS) is one of North Queensland's oldest and largest community art organisations.  A not-for-profit association, it supports not only a large membership but the region's artists in general, with exhibitions, classes and competitions.  

It operates two member-run art galleries and a working artist studio, whilst also partnering with the Cairns Regional Council and many local businesses to bring high quality local art to the community and visitors.

Scroll down for details of:

      CAS Members meetings

      Positions vacant     

      Art classes

      CAS members' exhibitions and news

To keep up  with CAS events, please like our NEW Facebook page


Members meet quarterly at 5.30pm on the third Thursday of the month (usually) at the Artists@work Studio & Gallery, 29 Sheridan Street, Cairns. Visitors are welcome. 

    General Meeting of Cairns Art Society

     Next meeting  - date to be advised.          Venue:  Artists@work Studio & Gallery, 29 Sheridan Street, Cairns.


​Have a say in the running of your Society.

CAIRNS ART SOCIETY now invites expressions of interest for these two positions:



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By Joanne Bingham

Regular classes at the Artists@work Studio & Gallery, 29 Sheridan Street, Cairns:
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Yvonne Hering - Traditional Japanese Woodblock

Learn to create a traditional Japanese woodblock and to produce prints from it from printmaster Yvonne Hering.. 

Saturday mornings at Artists@work - intermediate classes.

Sunday mornings - beginners classes

Contact Yvonne at 0476 164 637

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Congratulations to

Yvonne Hering. coordinator of #Artists@work, who has been selected to represent Australia in the prestigious MI-LAB Air advanced woodblock Residency in Echizen, Japan in 2024.

Five Participants are selected worldwide to spend a month creating a body of work in the delightful paper making village of Echizen in Japan.

Various woodblock carving, printing and paper making activities will be included in the tuition.

Accommodation is provided in a traditional Japanese style studio.

Yvonne’s project is supported by the Japanese consulate in Cairns where her woodblocks are on show.

Yvonne has been studying mokuhanga for many years in Japan and runs classes from her Kentocorner studio on weekends.

Echizan studio

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