July 2016 Listings

Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by gallery maps, an artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. Queensland art galleries and their July 2016 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.


Andrew Baker Art Dealer
26 Brookes Street, Bowen Hills 4006.
(07) 3252-2292, 0412-990-356.
Wed-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Paintings, photographs and sculptures by leading contemporary Australian, Melanesian and Polynesian artists, including Awis Artis (Vanuatu), Lincoln Austin, Leonard Brown, Anna Carey, Michael Cook, Karla Dickens, Fiona Foley, Dennis Nona, Ömie Artists, Michel Tuffery, Katarina Vesterberg and William Yang.
July 6 to Aug 6 …of life’s prism by Katarina Vesterberg.

Katarina Vesterberg, Rainforst tree     Katarina Vesterberg, Headland
Left: Katarina Vesterberg, Rainforst tree, 2014, oil on linen, 178 × 147cm
Right: Katarina Vesterberg, Headland, 2015, oil on linen, 127 × 173cm

FireWorks Gallery
52a Doggett Street, Newstead 4006.
(07) 3216-1250.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To July 23 David Paulson and Shorty Jangala Robertson.

Shorty Jangala Robertson, Ngapa Jukurrpa (Water Dreaming) – Puyurru    David Paulson, Studio Model 9
Left: Shorty Jangala Robertson, Ngapa Jukurrpa (Water Dreaming) – Puyurru, 2010, acrylic on linen, 76 x 76cm
Right: David Paulson, Studio Model 9, 2016, acrylic on marine ply, 50x30cm
© Mick Richards

grahame galleries + editions
1 Fernberg Road, Paddington 4064.
By appointment.

Graydon Gallery
29 Merthyr Road, New Farm 4005 .
(07) 3254-2325 (during exhibition hours).
July 20 to 31 Michael Keller; www.michaelkeller.com.au

Jan Manton Art
Contemporary Australian + International Art
1/93 Fortescue Street, Spring Hill 4000.
(07) 3831-3060.
Director: Jan Manton.
Wed-Fri by appt, Sat 10.00 to 4.00 no appt required.
Jan Manton Art has a changing program of leading and emerging contemporary artists.
July 6 to 30 Joseph Daws – paintings.

Jan Murphy Gallery
486 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
(07) 3254-1855.
Director: Jan Murphy.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To July 9 In a brighter light by Robert Malherbe.
July 12 to Aug 6 and that’s what tortures me by Martin Smith.

Jugglers Art Space Inc.
103 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
(07) 3252-2552.
Facebook: jugglersartspace
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.00.
An artist run organisation committed to supporting artists in Brisbane.

Mitchell Fine Art
86 Arthur Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
(07) 3254-2297.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
June 29 to July 23 Anatye by Margaret Loy Pula.

Margaret Loy Pula, Anatye
Margaret Loy Pula, Anatye, acrylic on linen, 120 x 120cm

July 27 to Aug 20 Night Vision by George Gittoes. Read more…

George Gittoes, Starry Night ­ Baghdad
George Gittoes, Starry Night ­ Baghdad, oil on linen, 160 x 170cm

Museum of Brisbane
Level 3, Brisbane City Hall (Adelaide and Ann streets)
King George Square, Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3339-0800.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.

Philip Bacon Galleries
2 Arthur Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
(07) 3358-3555.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
Philip Bacon Galleries is the largest and most established dealing gallery in Brisbane.
We have a large selection of important 19th-century, 20th-century and contemporary paintings and sculptures in stock.
June 28 to July 23 Davida Allen.

Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) | Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)
Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank Brisbane 4101.
(07) 3840-7303
Fax 3844-8865.
Free entry, unless otherwise stated.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 28 Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori: Durlka Warnjiid – Land of All.
To May 14, 2017 Untitled by Anish Kapoor. GOMA:
To Oct 3 Cindy Sherman, ticketed. Read more… Also, Children’s Art Centre: Ah Xian: Naturephysica.

Cindy Sherman, Untitled #402     Cindy Sherman Untitled #548
Left: Cindy Sherman, Untitled #402, 2000, Chromogenic colour print, 91.4 x 61cm
Right: Cindy Sherman, Untitled #548, 2010/12, Chromogenic colour print, 179.1 x 353.1cm
© The artist
Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures, New York and QAGOMA, Brisbane, Queensland

To Nov 13 Line + Form.
To Sept 18 Time of Others.
To April 16, 2017 A World View: The Tim Fairfax AC Gift.
To Feb 12, 2017 Children’s Art Centre: The Gabori Sisters: Gathering by the Sea.

QUT Art Museum
2 George Street, QUT Gardens Point Campus (next to the City Botanic Gardens), Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3138-5370.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
Visit website for programs and events.
To Aug 14 Frontier Imaginaries: the life of lines explores the condition of the frontier with the era of globalisation, conceived by Vivian Ziherl.
A joint exhibition with the Institute of Modern Art.

Redland Art Gallery
Capalaba Place, Noeleen Street, Capalaba 4157.
(07) 3829-8899.
Free admission.
Mon-Wed, Fri 8.30 to 5.00, Thurs 8.30 to 7.30, Sat 9.00 to 4.00.
To July 9 LOG: Filter, Frame, Forest by Glenda Orr.

Redland Art Gallery
Cnr Middle and Bloomfield streets, Cleveland 4163.
(07) 3829-8899.
Free admission.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 4.00, Sun 9.00 to 2.00.
To July 24 Gathering Strands celebrates the vitality of fibre art in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures with particular relevance to South East Queensland.

Royal Queensland Art Society Brisbane Branch Inc.
at the Petrie Terrace Gallery
162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3367-1977.
Tue-Sun 10.00 to 3.30.
To July 2 Town & Country Exhibition. Peoples Choice: Sat July 2, 2.30pm.

Suzanne O’Connell Gallery
93 James Street, New Farm 4005.
(07) 3358-5811, 0400-920-022
Fax 3358-5813.
www.suzanneoconnell.com (member of ACGA).
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 4.00 or by appt.
Specialising in contemporary Australian Indigenous art.
Representing leading Aboriginal artists; works include paintings, fibre and wood carvings.

The University of Queensland Art Museum
James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre (Building 11),
University Drive, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4067.
(07) 3365-3046.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To July 24 We who love: The Nolan slates – a window into the world of renowned Australian painter Sidney Nolan, recording the end of his marriage, new relationships with patrons John and Sunday Reed, and fears arising from the war in the Pacific.
From July 9 beyond the Tower celebrates UQ Art Museum’s 40th anniversary.

Weaver Hawkins 1893­1977 memorial retrospective   Sidney Nolan, (Lovers and flowers)
Left: Installation view of ‘Weaver Hawkins 1893-­1977 memorial retrospective’ exhibition displayed at the University Art museum in the Forgan Smith Tower, March 1979

Right: Sidney Nolan, (Lovers and flowers), 1942, oil, enamel and ink on slate, 25.5 x 50.8cm
Collection of The University of Queensland. Purchased with the assistance of the Alumni Association and the Peter Stuyvesant Cultural Foundation, 1977
© The University of Queensland

Far North

Artspace Mackay
Civic Precinct, cnr Gordon and Macalister streets, Mackay 4740.
(07) 4961-9722.
Free admission.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
July 1 to Aug 21 Animal FanFair, and Rona Green: You can dress them up but you can’t take them out.
Aug 27 to Oct 16 Libris Awards. Also, Michele Skelton: Looking In Looking Out.

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair 2016
Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal
July 15 to 17 CIAF is the quintessential celebration of the art of Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is a place for the finest cultural exchange and a fair point of sale for Indigenous artists.

Cairns Regional Gallery
Cnr Abbott and Shields streets, Cairns 4870.
(07) 4046-4800.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 10.00 to 2.00.
In partnership with Cairns Indigenous Art Fair July 15 to 17:
To Aug 14 Mirgiz Wed Kab Story Song Dance by Toby Cedar.
To Sept 4 Woven Identity by Claudia Moodoonuthi.
Also, Body Sculpture by Grace Lillian Lee, and Impact: New Media Works by Michael Cook, Fiona Foley, Taloi Havini and Angela Tiatia.
July 9 to Sept 6 Pacific Crosscurrents by Brian Robinson.

Gab Titui Cultural Centre
Cnr Blackall Street and Victoria Parade, Thursday Island 4875.
(07) 4069-0888.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 4.30, Sat 10.00 to 3.00.
To July 28, 2016 Gab Titui Indigenous Art Award. Presenting new works by Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal artists throughout 15 communities in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula area.

KickArts Contemporary Arts
96 Abbott Street, Cairns 4870.
(07) 4050-9494.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
KickArts is regional Queensland’s leading contemporary visual arts organisation and presents a program of local, national and international artists.

Tanks Arts Centre
46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, Cairns 4870.
July 29 to Aug 21 (opening Fri July 29, 6pm) Inkfest 2016 – Inkmasters Cairns. The 3rd biennial Inkmasters print exhibition.
Public talk: Fri July 29, 5pm with G.W. Bot.

Gold Coast

Anthea Polson Art
Shop 120 Marina Mirage, 74 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach 4217.
(07) 5561-1166.
Director: Anthea Polson.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
July 16 to 30 Alternate Reality by Cathy Quinn.

Gold Coast City Gallery
The Arts Centre Gold Coast, 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise 4217.
(07) 5588-4021.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun public hols 11.00 to 5.00.
To July 24 Regions of Alienation/Satellites of Love.
To Aug 21 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award.

Lorraine Pilgrim Gallery
Studio 87, 87 Ridgeway Avenue, Southport 4215.
(07) 5532-7170, 0418-767-495.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, weekends by appt.
July 16 to Aug 16 (opening Sat July 16, 4-6pm) Area 51 sculpture by Laurindo De Abreu Soto. Official opening by Claire Sourgnes, Network Coordinator, Art Galleries & Museums, Moreton Bay Regional Council.

South East Region

Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery (SRAG)
Weeroona Park, Stanthorpe 4380.
(07) 4681-1874.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 1.00.
To July 24 Stanthorpe Art Festival 2016. View the finalists of this year’s art prize including the overall $20,000 winner. This mixed media exhibition presents local, national and international artists.

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
531 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba 4350.
(07) 4688-6652
Fax 4688-6895.
Free admission.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 1.00 to 4.00, closed Mondays and public hols.
To Aug 14 Big Impressions: Prints from the collections of the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.
July 16 to Aug 21 [Scanlines] – a dLux MediaArts touring exhibition.

Sunshine Coast

Noosa Regional Gallery
Level 1, 9 Pelican Street (PO Box 141), Riverside, Tewantin 4565.
(07) 5329-6145.
Director: Nina Shadforth.
Tue-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 3.00 closed Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition changeovers.
July 1 to Aug 21 Belongingness – Identity to one’s sense of place by Hope O’Chin, a visual artist and long-term advocate for change. Spanning three decades, O’Chin’s practice is informed by her remarkable professional contributions in arts and education.

Ayeesha Jilyara, Coral in the Heavens   Hope O’Chin, "Birri” (Fire)
Right: Ayeesha Jilyara, Coral in the Heavens (detail), acrylic on canvas, 61 x 61cm
Photograph: Peter Court at Display Art and Imaging
Left: Hope O’Chin, “Birri” (Fire) (detail), 2016, acrylics on board, 40 x 50cm
Courtesy Noosa Regional gallery, Queensland

Also, a selection of works by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists living with disability – Nandjimadji Art Group, and an exhibition by artists from the Red Desert Gatherings Art Program, Alice Springs.

Western District

Dogwood Crossing, Miles
81 Murilla Street, Miles 4415.
(07) 4679-4430.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00, closed Sun.
To July 19 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery: It’s an Interesting Life by Kathy Ellem.
Also, Curved Wall: Express This by Miles State High School Art students.

Kady McDougall, Giraffe    Kathy Ellem, Grazing in Flinders
Left: Kady McDougall, Giraffe, 2016, screen print and collage, 21cm x 15cm
Right: Kathy Ellem, Grazing in Flinders, 2015, oil, 61 x 91.5cm