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Indigenous Art

Australian Indigenous art comprises an array of cultural heritage objects representing the world’s longest-surviving culture. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art is diverse, reflecting the diverse cultural traditions and stories of First Nations people. O’Sullivan Conservation has a profound respect for this rich tradition and is committed to preserving Australia’s indigenous cultural heritage with the utmost care and sensitivity.

Our conservators are experienced in the conservation and restoration of painted sculptures, shields, barks, wood carvings, painted ceramics, woven baskets, and natural fibres, as well as contemporary artworks consisting of marble, metals, and plastics. Our conservation methods prioritising the preservation of traditional materials and techniques, whilst addressing any damage or deterioration. Our goal is not just in conserving artworks and objects, but also in nurturing connections between past and present, ensuring that Australian Indigenous art continues to be a vital part of our heritage.

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O’Sullivan Conservation acknowledges that we operate and function on the lands of the Darkinjung people.

We respect and honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on this land and commit to building a brighter future together.

We are proud partners of Reconciliation NSW and support reconciliation in our community.