• 1 July 2017

    Danie Mellor in ‘Travellers’ at Queensland Art Gallery

    Danie Mellor is featured in group exhibition, Travellers, at the Queensland Art Gallery. Exploring the metaphysical aspects of travel, the exhibition also features work by Jeffrey Smart, Jan Senbergs, Hiroaki Takahashi, Craig Koomeeta and many more. Curated by Peter McKay, Curator, Contemporary Australian Art, Travellers includes decorative objects that transport sustenence and medicine, as well […]

  • 20 June 2017

    Ben Quilty and Richard Flanagan Publication

    In January 2016 Ben Quilty and acclaimed Australian author, Richard Flanagan, travelled to Lebanon, Greece and Serbia as guests of World Vision. On this journey, they followed “the river that is the great exodus of our age: that of Syrian refugees.” The consequent publication, Notes on an Exodus, bears witness to the remarkable people they […]

  • 19 June 2017

    Lara Merrett at Installation Contemporary 2017

    Lara Merrett has been selected as one of 15 artists for Installation Contemporary 2017. Part of the Sydney Contemporary 2017 program and curated by the MCA’s Chief Curator, Rachel Kent and assistant curator Megan Robson, Installation Contemporary presents a range of large-scale site-specific artworks that respond to the unique space of Sydney’s Carriageworks. Merrett will […]

  • 1 June 2017

    Karen Napaljarri Barnes – Online Exhibition

    Birds and Animals Around Yuendemu is a new exhibition by Karen Napaljarri Barnes. Since 2001, Napaljarri Barnes has been painting with the Warlukalangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation, an Aboriginal owned and governed Art Centre in Yuendemu, Northern Territory. Karen Napaljarri Barnes Birds and Animals Around Yuendemu (Online Only) 31 May – 07 June 2017 To view the […]

  • 6 May 2017

    Ben Quilty in Art Guide Australia

    Ben Quilty’s upcoming solo exhibition, The Last Supper, has been previewed by Art Guide Australia in an article by Louise Martin-Chew. Quilty’s first solo exhibition in Brisbane since 2013, The Last Supper will run from 23 May until 17 June. To read the article, please click here. Image credit: Ben Quilty   The Last Supper no. […]

  • 2 May 2017

    Heidi Yardley – ‘Night Letters’ Online Exhibition

    Night Letters is a new series of intimately scaled oil paintings by Heidi Yardley. The work forges a romantic and mysterious link between the female figure and evening landscapes. Both exist in a liminal, erotic space, as if somewhere between waking and sleeping. Moonlight is seductive as it reflects off subterranean waters; a place where […]

  • 21 April 2017

    Parliament House Art Collection Acquisitions

    Adam Lester’s painting Local 2014, and A.J. Taylor’s 2016 work At the edge of the forest (morning light) have been acquired by the Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra. For more information about the Parliament House Art Collection, please follow click here. Image credit: Adam Lester   Local   2014   mixed media on tarpaulin   170.0 x 140.0 cm   Parliament House […]

  • 13 April 2017

    Lucy Culliton in Art Guide Australia

    Lucy Culliton features in an article by Briony Downes for Art Guide Australia about artists and their gardens. Lucy’s country home in Bibbenluke has long been an inspiration in her painting practice. To read the article, please click here. Image credit: Lucy Culliton’s garden at Bibbenluke

  • 29 March 2017

    Rhys Lee – ‘A Well of Posies’ Online Exhibition

    New paintings by Rhys Lee feature in online exhibition, ‘A Well of Posies’. The exhibition is live from 29 March until 5 April 2017. To view the exhibition online, please click here.  Image credit: Rhys Lee   Snow on a hot night   2016   oil on canvas   115.0 x 95.0 cm

  • 18 February 2017

    Guy Maestri at Tweed Regional Art Gallery

    Guy Maestri will have a solo exhibition at the Tweed Regional Art Gallery commencing in March 2017. The works in this exhibition are the direct result of Guy’s time spent at a unique residency run by the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre, where Guy was given access to the re-created home and […]

  • 17 February 2017

    Guy Maestri at Art Gallery of South Australia

    Guy Maestri will feature as one of 60 modern and contemporary artists to be exhibited as part of the Art Gallery of South Australia’s major exhibition Versus Rodin: Bodies across space and time. Through a series of duets and duels, works by Auguste Rodin will be brought into vivid conversation with over 200 works of […]

  • 17 February 2017

    Alex Seton at Newcastle Art Gallery

    Alex Seton’s solo exhibition The Island, surveys work from the past five years of his practice. Presented at the Newcastle Art Gallery, the exhibition contemplates and questions Australia’s role in the asylum debate. ‘The Island’ as a concept can be a safe place of refuge, isolated geographically and ideologically from the humanitarian challenges the world […]

  • 1 February 2017

    ‘Dog Days’ – Group Exhibition

    The humble studio dog has played confidante, silent critic and muse to the artist for centuries. Many of these dogs sit quietly on studio floors while their owners paint, sculpt and produce work. Dog Days is a simple ode to these special friends. It is an opportunity for their owners to honour their companions, to […]

  • 23 December 2016

    Summer Closure 2016/17

    If you are travelling over the Christmas period, many of our artists are in exhibitions around the country and internationally. Below is a list of galleries and exhibitions where you can get your ‘art fix’. We wish you all the best for the holiday season and thank you for your support in 2016. Jan, Bayoush […]

  • 17 December 2016

    William Mackinnon – ‘Night & Day’ Publication

    William Mackinnon: Night & Day Hard cover, 73pp, fully illustrated, colour Publisher: William Mackinnon 2016 26.0 x 31.0 cm Essays by Alex Weinstein and Joanna Bosse. Available $75 plus $10 postage and handling. Please email or phone the gallery on +61 7 3254 1855 to purchase this item.

  • 10 December 2016

    Alex Seton in Kochi-Muziris Biennale

    Alex Seton has been selected for the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 in south western India. In its fifth instalment, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale has been curated by Indian artist, Sudarshan Shetty with 97 artists invited to participate in the exhibition. The exhibition is set in various spaces across the city of Kochi, the port of Muziris and […]

  • 8 December 2016

    Danie Mellor awarded Australia Council Fellowship

    Danie Mellor has been recognised with a prestigious Australia Council Fellowship in 2016. He is one of eight accomplished Australian artists working across all art forms to receive this. Australia Council Fellowships are granted only once in an artist’s lifetime to artists who demonstrate outstanding achievement on the national and international stage in their respective […]

  • 23 November 2016

    12 Days of Christmas 2016

    12 Days, 12 Artists, 12 Artworks In the spirit of Christmas and in the tradition of the Advent calendar, we invite you to view twelve works by twelve artists over twelve days. From Tuesday 29 November, we will be featuring one significant new work from an artist at 12pm (AEST). Each artwork will be revealed […]

  • 16 November 2016

    Robert Malherbe in Artist Profile

    Robert Malherbe has been featured in an article in the current issue of Artist Profile. Visiting Robert in his Sydney studio, writer Judith Pugh discusses the origins of his painting practice and the continuing journey ever since. Issue #37 of Artist Profile is on sale now. Image credit: Photograph by Ona Janzen

  • 11 November 2016

    Ben Quilty in ‘Sappers & Shrapnel’

    The work of Australian contemporary artists will be exhibited alongside what is known as ‘trench art’ in an exhibition titled, Sappers & Shrapnel at the Art Gallery of South Australia. The term ‘trench art’ describes objects made from the waste of warfare by solidiers, civilians and prisoners of war. Featuring trench art from the collection […]