Indigenous elder Uncle Vic Chapman is among 23 artists chosen to exhibit their works at NSW Parliament House in Sydney.
Uncle Vic was the first Indigenous school principal in NSW though is now renowned for his ceramics and prints made from carved etchings.
Some of his works will be shown in Fountain Court as part of the third biennial exhibition by the not-for-profit group Illawarra Association for the Visual Arts (IAVA), titled Out of the Illawarra 2019.
The group's collection reflects the geography of the Illawarra and South Coast.
IAVA member Kate Stehr described it as a "diverse and engaging exhibition, which highlights the breadth of talent found in the Illawarra arts community".
The exhibition is open to the public until August 29, and open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Other artists in the exhibition include Alannah Dreise, Angela Forrest, Arja Valimaki, Deb Redwood, Donald Keys, Diana Wood Conroy, Gillian Day, Jacklyn Draper, Jennifer Jackson, John Kennedy, Judy Bourke, Julie Donnelly, Karen Hook, Kate Stehr, Liz Jeneid, Mary Wingrave, Melanie Duncan, Melissa Ritchie, Michelle Dubois, Nikki Main, Sue Bessell, and T S Zaracostas.
For more information visit the group's website at: www.iavaart.org