Gunyah was selected as the winning entrant for the Indigenous Cultural Expressions, a State Government public art commission run by Creative Victoria. The award is highly significant as it is the largest investment that has been made by the State Government in a single Indigenous art project.
Against strong statewide competition, the Lakes Entrance-based artists Lennie Hayes (Gunai/Bidawal), Frances Harrison (Gunai/Monaro) and Catherine Larkins were awarded $200,000 by the Victorian Premier, Ted Baillieu.
For more than a decade Lennie Hayes, Frances Harrison and Catherine Larkins have collaborated to complete many successful and highly recognised projects. The hallmark of these projects being engagement with community, collaboration with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artists and significant local partnerships with organisations. See OUR ART