DogHouse FNQ (Solo Exhibition by Mark Cochrane)


Mission Arts is "going to the dogs" with DogHouse FNQ, an exhilarating solo exhibition featuring Cairns-based artist Mark Cochrane's iconic homes and dogs of Far North Queensland.

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Cairns-based artist Mark Cochrane’s DogHouse FNQ exhibition celebrates the individuality and personality of homes and dogs in Far North Queensland. Mark’s unique hyperrealistic masterpieces combine many of the elements that we find distinctly Australian with a good mix of humour, sarcasm and irony. DogHouse FNQ couples our love affair with dogs of all shapes and sizes with the eclectic array of home styles that often go unnoticed throughout the region. These iconic homes are representative of the different periods, conditions, building styles and materials of FNQ while the character-filled dogs showcase the quirky characteristics and hidden talents of our furry friends. Mark and his beloved Rosie (a gorgeous King Charles Cavalier) will open the Doghouse FNQ Exhibition at Mission Arts on Friday, 14 May, 2021 at 6pm. Bookings will be required to ensure compliance with current Public Health Directives. Gallery entry is free of charge but gold coin donations are gratefully accepted. All proceeds will further the ongoing exhibitions, events and programming at Mission Arts. DogHouse FNQ will be on display daily (10am-2pm) from 14 May - 1 June.