Bird carvings from Utopia


The Rainbow Serpent is a Sydney based company specializing in promoting Aboriginal artists and marketing Aboriginal art and design. It is a family run business which was established in 1991 by Gerry Parnes, Brad Parnes and Caroline Friend. We have stores in Sydney International Airports and operate from our warehouse at 595 Gardeners Rd, Mascot, Sydney Australia

The Rainbow Serpent's philosophy is to combine the sale of authentic Aboriginal products and promote local and international awareness of Austral indigenous artists and crafts people. All commercial ranges in our stores are of genuine design with artists receiving royalties for their sales. Our product range and staffing policies promote business and employment opportunities for indigenous Australians.Our stores at Sydney international airport can be found in both the general terminal areas as well as the passengers-only piers.

We stock one of the largest ranges of authentic aboriginal art, craft and endorsed commercial products in representing Aboriginal artists from the Tiwi Islands, Central and Western Deserts, Arnhemland, NSW, Queensland and Victoria. Proceeds and royalties from all purchases assist Aboriginal Artists and communities.

The gallery promotes community art centres as well as individual artists. Community art centres represented are Tiwi Designs, Bathurst Island NT, Munumpi Arts, Mellville Island NT, Keringke Arts, Santa Teresa, NT, Utopia