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Handcrafted Jewellery Collection

High quality sterling silver, also including precious and semi-precious gemstones.

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Artworks, Sculptures & Reproductions

A spectacular body of work from the best Cairns local and Australian artists.

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Tempting & Eclectic Gifts

Gifts with soul, each piece hand selected with love by us.

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Artist Spotlight

iefje Boissevain

“unconventional, flamboyant, tactile works of art” They say there are many different levels of artistic expression… and it seems without doubt Cairns-based artist, iefje Boissevain has embodied dozens of these in her diverse and unique collections. Within her collections you can see quite a diversity of colour, texture, application and mood in each painting. It’s as though they are the creations of several talented artists. Each painting is linked through instinct and an intuitive process by this self taught artist. iefje’s art is about living life – passion, experimentatio...
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Dean Rusling

Dean Rusling established the Chalkos Art Foundry fourteen years ago, producing fine bronze art castings for other sculptors, as well as many commissions for sculptors. Finally Dean realized he also had a talent for sculpting and has been producing quality pieces in bronze that are of the highest standard. Rusling has won three Pine Rivers Arts Alliance Art Awards with bronzes of aquatic life: a mud crab, sea-turtle and platypus. All of his sculptures are hot cast bronze and limited editions unless specified ....
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John Pearson

John Pearson is an established Australian artist. He interprets the Australian landscape, capturing its subtleties of colour and light using a spontaneous technique in oils. John also explores urban scenes and the place of the human figure. His works capture a soft mood and feeling of contemplation. He completed a BA Fine Arts degree in 1974 and an MBA in 1988. John worked as an art teacher, advertising illustrator and marketing manager before opening two galleries and a framing business in Perth which he and his family ran for fifteen years. Today he is based on the Sunshine Coast where he p...
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Scott Denholm

Scott Denholm is an award winning contemporary ocean artist living on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. Scott began painting traditional landscape scenes in 1993, age 10 and received two years of tutoring from local artists. As a junior, Scott’s award winning landscapes showed a maturity in his style and technique years beyond his age. After moving to the Sunshine Coast in 1996 he took up surfing and immediately developed an infatuation and respect for the ocean. Later joining the famous Australia Zoo crew for 7 years, his interest and dedication to the environment led him on the ...

What our customers are saying

iefje has created an amazing piece of artwork capturing the essence of our home and its surroundings. It is a truly beautiful and unique. We love it!!

Paul & Cathy Bugeja – Cairns

We fell in love with this unique gallery the moment we walked through the door in 2013 . An amazing show of local artwork and decorative pieces that simply takes your breath away. A true art gallery offering something very different . We’ve been UnderArt fans ever since.

Graeme & Joyce – Sydney

We have three amazing prints of Alex Platt’s beautiful originals. iefje Boissevain has assisted us to add to this collection all the way from Sydney. Her service is legendary.

Mark – Sydney

I so enjoy coming to Cairns to visit your shop. It’s beautifully presented, and your staff are so welcoming and patient as I debate over the many options – whether it be a piece of jewellery or more art for the walls. Your shop reflects your passion and soul, and you deserve every success. I can’t wait to come up to Cairns to see all the new treasures you’ve been ...

Bev & Dave – Syndey

My first impression when seeing Iefje’s paintings for the first timewas ‘wow’. I love her choice of colours and the mix of mediums she chooses for her paintings. They make for a good conversational subject as well as a visual delight. I love mine.

Chris – Cairns Coatings -, Westcourt

I had a difficult time finding the right painting to place on the feature wall of our CBD apartment because the entire apartment is painted antique yellow and we have an existing art collection that varies in style a lot. I needed something show-stopping, but not clashing. I had been looking for over three years, until I discovered Iefje’s Under Art Gallery. Thanks to her creative talent and fabulous artwork ...

Kim Crowther – Cairns

Having discovered Under Art Gallery, we are now the proud owners of four of Iefje’s original works which take pride of place in our home. These paintings exude an energy that permeates the room in a comforting way. Upon meeting Iefje, it is clear that the warmth and glow of her paintings are a true reflection of her own character and passion.

Mandy and Peter – Carins

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