Dick and daughter Emma Bett
are usually in attendance, as the eclectic clientele drops in.
There is currently a growing focus on Aboriginal art, spearheaded by Emma Bett who is an Aboriginal art specialist.
Emma Bett, Gallery Manager
is the third generation of Bett gallerists, and with so many collective years of art knowledge behind her
, brings a promising future to the gallery.
Emma is a specialist in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies: an interest which was spurred by the Aboriginal art she encountered in the gallery in her formative years.
"I felt I didn't know enough about Aboriginal Australia" says Emma, so she took a bachelor's degree in the subject, specialising in art and language.
has spent much time in Arnhem Land and is a speaker of Gupapuyngu, a Yolngu language.
"I see the gallery becoming more involved with Arnhem Land art," says Emma
, "and in bringing a younger side to the gallery, I would also like to work with new, young artists."
believes the Australian art world is at an exciting crossroads.
"A decade of unprecedented economic prosperity has spurred intense activity amongst artists, gallerists and specialist curators across the country," she