July 2017 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 a gallery and artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. Queensland art galleries and their July 2017 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, prints and sculptures by leading contemporary Australian, Melanesian and Polynesian artists, including: Awis Artis (Vanuatu), Lincoln Austin, Leonard Brown, Michael Cook, Karla Dickens, Ruki Famé (PNG), Fiona Foley, Taloi Havini (Bougainville), Michael Leunig, Dennis Nona (Torres Strait), ÖMIE Artists (PNG), Arthur Koo’ekka Pambegan Jr (Aurukun), Michel Tuffery (New Zealand/Polynesia), Katarina Vesterberg and William Yang.
To July 8 Experience untaught me the world (Russian Orthodox icons and contemporary paintings) by Leonard Brown.
July 19 to Aug 12 Bolt by Donna Marcus. Also, Sam Bullock.

Donna Marcus, Dodecahedron X, 2008, Aluminium, 85 × 85 × 85cm

Brisbane Branch of RQAS
Unit 3, 162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3367-1977.
Membership to Hobby and Professional Artists, workshops exhibitions and fellowship.

Brisbane Powerhouse
119 Lamington Street, New Farm 4005.
(07) 3358-8600.
June 30 to July 23 World Press Photo Exhibition 2017.

FireWorks Gallery
52a Doggett Street, Newstead 4006.
(07) 3216-1250.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
July 14 to Aug 19 Learning from Surfers Paradise by Scott Redford, and The Gulf by Ian Waldron.

grahame galleries + editions
1 Fernberg Road, Paddington 4064.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
July 7 to 9, 6th artists’ books + multiples fair 2017 (6th ab+mf) in conjunction with abbe 2017. To register email: info@grahamegalleries.com.au.
July 3 to 28 &So… – artists’ books and multiples exhibition. A selection of artists books and multiples from The Centre for the Artist Book/grahame galleries + editions and Queensland College of Art, Queensland College of Art Library.

Grand View Hotel – Fine Art Gallery
49 North Street, Cleveland Point 4163.
(07) 3884-3000.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00 .
To July 16 Bald Archy Prize 2017. Admission: $5, conc $4, child free.

Graydon Gallery
29 Merthyr Road, New Farm 4005 .
A modern rental art gallery space ideal for short term exhibitions showcasing all art mediums from established, emerging and group artists.
June 28 to July 9 Open Artery group exhibition.
July 26 to Aug 6 Liz Celegato, Jenny Cass and Susan Blyton.

Institute of Modern Art
420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
(07) 3252-5750
Fax 3252-5072.
Free entry.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, first Thurs of every month until 9.00.
To July 15 Material Politics. Read more…

Raquel Ormella, ‘I’m worried this will become a slogan’ series, 1999-2009, double-sided banner, sewn wool and felt, 186 x 128cm. Photograph: Carl Warner Courtesy the artist, Milani Gallery, Brisbane and Institute of Modern Art, Queensland

Jan Manton Art
Contemporary Australian + International Art
1/93 Fortescue Street, Spring Hill 4000.
(07) 3831-3060, 0419-657-768.
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 5 to 29 Semantics by Jane James, and Derwent River by Aaron Butt.

Left: Jane James, Unfettered, synthetic polymer on linen, 137 x 120cm
Right; Aaron Butt, MONA (Exterior near Turrell), 2016, oil on canvas, 90 x 65cm

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 15 Michael Muir.
July 18 to Aug 12 Monica Rohan.

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.
July 5 to 29 Abie Loy Kemarre, Margaret Loy Pula and Kathleen Petyarre.

Kathleen Petyarre, Arnkerrthe (Mountain Devil Lizard),acrylic on linen, 140 x 140cm

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.
To July 16 Robert Andrew: Our mutable histories.

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 27 to July 22 William Robinson.
July 25 to Aug 19 Michael McWilliams, and Tony White.

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)
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.
QAG: July 1 to Oct 29 Travellers.
July 22 to Oct 22 Sung into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984-94. Read more…

Jack Wunuwun, Murrungun/Djinang people Banumbirr Manikay, Morning Star Song Cycle, 1988 Janet Holmes à Court Collection

GOMA: To July 29 Untitled by Anish Kapoor.
To Sept 3 Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe. Ticketed.

Rodney Fuentebella, Splash panel / Keyframe for Captain America: Civil War 2016, © 2017 MARVEL

Also,Up Late program running from Fri July 28.
To Oct 22 GOMA Children’s Art Centre programs: Kate Beynon: Friendly Beasts at GOMA Children’s Art Centre.

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 6 Louise Hearman – the artist’s first major solo museum exhibition. Toured by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

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 Aug 8 1001 Nightmares: Hesam Fetrati.

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.
July 2 to Aug 13 Island Made.

Jo Dickson, Greenware, 2016, ceramics. Courtesy the artist

Also, Ruby And Hunter by Claudia Moodoonuthi.

Claudia Moodoonuthi, Kombali Story Places (detail), 2016, synthetic polymer paint on canvas. Courtesy the artist and Alcaston Gallery

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.
Through July Keep On Truckin’ Keep On Fishin’ a solo exhibition by John Murray. In Association with Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre.

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 30 The Dust Never Settles – centres on works by contemporary artists who probe at cultural, environmental and psychological histories that remain unresolved.

Susan Fereday, Burgstadt, 2016 from the series ‘Speaking for the dead’ UV-cured pigment inkjet print, face-mounted to Diamant glass, unique state. Collection of The University of Queensland, purchased 2016. © Susan Fereday/Licensed by Viscopy, 2016

To Sept 3 New Alchemist explores ideas of futuristic biologies and post-human engagements within the broad intersections of art and science.

Art Orienté Objet, May the Horse Live in Me! (video still) 2011, high definition digital video, duration: 00:24:00

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 1 to 15 Loud And Lunatic by Cate Maddy.
July 29 to Aug 12 Marking Territory by Kristin Tennyson.

Gold Coast City Gallery
The Arts Centre Gold Coast,
135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise 4217.
(07) 5588 4000.
Free entry.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 8.30 to 5.00, public hols 10.00 to 5.00.
July 14 to Sept 3 Primavera at 25: MCA Collection Tour. Drawn from the MCA Collection, Primavera at 25 brings together established and emerging artists working across a range of disciplines from painting, sculpture, video, performance, kinetic and installation art.

Abdul Abdullah, Caliban, 2015, oil on board. Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased with funds provided by the MCA Foundation, 2016. Courtesy and © the artist 2016. Photograph: Jessica Maurer

Mikala Dwyer, Untitled, 1995, organza fabric, pins, Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased with the assistance of stART, MCA Young Patrons, 1997. Courtesy © the artist

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 22 to Sept 18 (opening Sat July 22, 4-6pm) Miraculos by Donna Malone. To be opened by Sam Creyton, Arts and Culture Program Lead Sector – Development City of Gold Coast.

Left: The Force of the Idea, 21 x 21cm. Right: Come Crash Into Me, 85 x 60cm

Sunshine Coast

Yandina Historic House
3 Pioneer Road, Yandina, Sunshine Coast 4561.
(07) 5472-7181.
Co-ordinator: Fiona Groom: croakin@bigpond.net.au
Daily 9.30 to 2.30.
Gallery, craft shop, local history, local art and artists.

South East Region

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.
July 1 to 30 ACO Virtual. Proudly supported by Empire Theatres.

ACO Virtual. Photograph: Jack Saltmiras

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.
To July 16 Deborah Kelly: No human being is illegal (in all our glory), and Peter Lissiotis: Where are the originals? Once were photographs….
Also, Jud Wimhurst: Protection, and Glenda Hobdell: Liminal spaces.

Bundaberg Regional Galleries
1 Barolin Street, Bundaberg 4670.
(07) 4130-4750 .
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 3.00.
To Aug 6 Gundir arigim Guali – Gidji Arts.
July 6 to Aug 27 4Eva Florence by Julie-Ann Milinski, and A Fortunate Man – The Ray Peek Retrospective.

Cairns Art 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.
To Sept 10 Bitter Sweet by Daniel Boyd. Read more…
July 12 to Sept 17 Blood Red by Greg Semu.

Daniel Boyd, Untitled (P13), 2013, oil and archival glue on linen, 214 x 300cmCollection of Gwen and Stewart Wallis AO, Bowral. Photograph: Jessica Maurer. Courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair 2017
Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal
ciaf.com.au July 14 to 16 (opening Thurs July 13, 6.30pm) experience the vibrant Indigenous cultures of Queensland through art, dance, fashion, music, performance, children’s programs, artist talks and theatre. Read more…

Mylene Holroyd, Puffer fish, Wall Piece, 2017, Ghost net artwork from Pormpuraaw, 83 x 167 x 120cm.
Photograph: Michael Marzik Photography

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 Gab Titui Indigenous Art Award 2017 – 52 artists, 18 communities.

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.
To Aug 19 Ulada Ikya Ami: Listening to Beforetime Stories by Teho Ropeyarn. Read more…

Teho Ropeyarn in his studio with works in progress for ‘Ulada Ikya Ami: Listening to Beforetime Stories’

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 25 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery: My Journey an exhibition of paintings by Lloyd Gawura Hornsby.
Curved Wall: Lingo an exhibition of paintings by Trudy Tronc.