November 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 November 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), Michel Tuffery (New Zealand/Polynesia), Katarina Vesterberg and William Yang.
To Nov 25 Sometimes I like to pretend I’m a robot by Lincoln Austin.
Nov 29 to Dec 23 Horror has a face by Fiona Foley.

Lincoln Austin, Cause and effect 3, 2017, inkjet print, 60 x 60cm

Fiona Foley, A Quintessential Act, 2016, brass and enamel paint, 9 × 15cm. Photograph: Mick Richards

FireWorks Gallery
52a Doggett Street, Newstead 4006.
(07) 3216-1250.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
Nov 7 to Dec 23 Jennifer Herd: whiteNOT – Herd’s delicate references to the patterns of No.

grahame galleries + editions
1 Fernberg Road, Paddington 4064.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Nov 11 to Dec 9 (opening Sat Nov 11, 4-6pm) Road to Bourke – books, drawings and objects by Alex Selenitsch.

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.
Nov 1 to 12 David Henderson.
Nov 14 to 26 Sue Dryden.

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.
Nov 18 to March 10, 2018 Standard Length of a Miracle (The Bootleg) – Goldin+Senneby.
Also, Amalia Pica.

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.
Nov 1 to 25 Menagerie by Saffron Newey.
Also, Sea Pictures by David King.

Saffron Newey, The Return Voyage of the Kongouro, oil on linen, 29.5 x 40.5cm. Courtesy the artist and Jan Manton Art

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.
Nov 7 to Dec 2 Adam Lester.

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.
To Nov 18 Trajectory by David Hayes.
Nov 22 to Dec 23 Petite – group show.

David Hayes, ŒFirst Day of Spring, acrylic and resin on aluminium composite, 125 x 125cm

Jeff Makin, ŒGreat Western Tiers near Deloraine, oil on linen, 30.5 x 61cm

Onespace Gallery
13a Gladstone Road, Highgate Hill 4101.
Directors: Jodie Cox and John Stafford.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 3.00 or by appt.
Nov 3 to 25 Samuel Tupou.
Dec 6 to 23 Fine Art Prints.

Petrie Terrace Gallery
home of the RQAS
Unit 3, 162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3367-1977.
Welcomes membership from professional and hobby artists, open and members exhibitions, workshops, private gallery hire, corporate and event hire.
To Nov 11 Watercolour Exhibition.

Abramo Papp, Marina Reflections 1, 2017, watercolours, 73 x 53cm

Carol Croad, Cassowaries Beware, 2017, watercolours, 90 x 63cm

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.
To Nov 11 June Tupicoff.
Nov 14 to Dec 9 Kenneth Macqueen.

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.
To Feb 4, 2018 The Life of Images by Gerhard Richter. Ticketed.
Also, The Obliteration Room by Yayoi Kusama.
To March 25, 2018 Limitless Horizon: Vertical Perspective.
To Aug 5, 2018 Time and Tides: Art in the Torres Strait Islands, Queensland.
Nov 4 to Feb 11, 2018 Life is the Heart of a Rainbow by Yayoi Kusama.
Nov 18 to July 29, 2018 Measures of Distance.
To Aug 12 Problem-Wisdom: Thai art in the 1990s.
Nov 18 to April 2, 2018 Landscape – Mapped by Noel McKenna.

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.
Nov 11 to 17 The churchie national emerging art prize celebrates 30 years in 2017, continuing to challenge perceptions of what is contemporary and providing insight into emerging trends. Read more…

Pierre Mukeba, James 2:10, 2017, brush pen and fabric appliqué on cotton. Courtesy the artist and GAGPROJECTS, Adelaide

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 Nov 21 High Schools In Focus 2017.

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 Nov 26 JADA: 2016 Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Awards.
Also, Hosts: Nicola Hooper.

Suzanne O’Connell Gallery
93 James Street, New Farm 4005.
(07) 3358-5811, 0400-920-022
Fax 3358-5813.
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.
Nov 4 to 25 Katarra Butler Napaltjarri, solo exhibition.

Katarra Butler Napaltjarri, Untitled, 2014, acrylic on Belgian linen, 122x 91cm

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 Feb 20, 2018 Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond brings together older depictions of ecstasy with more recent works exploring how Baroque style continues to inform contemporary art.

Nigel Milsom, Judo House Part 6 (the white bird), 2014 -2015,  oil on linen. Collection of Art Gallery of New South Wales. Contemporary Collection Benefactors 2015, with the generous assistance of Alenka Tindale, Peter Braithwaite, Anon, Chrissie & Richard Banks, Susan Hipgrave & Edward Waring, Abbey & Andrew McKinnon. Courtesy the artist and Yuill|Crowley, Sydney

From Nov 11 The National Self-Portrait Prize – a $50,000 invitation-only, acquisitive prize held by The University of Queensland every two years.

Winner of the National Self-Portrait Prize 2015, Fiona McMonagle, One hundred days at 7pm, 2015, single-channel video animation 00:00:16, looped. Animator and videographer: Declan McMonagle. Courtesy the artist, Heiser Gallery, Brisbane and Olsen Irwin, Sydney

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.
To Nov 11 cloak by Carolyn V Watson.

Carolyn V Watson, Clutter, 2017, pastel primer, ink, willow charcoal and watercolour on linen, 59 x 64cm

Nov 2 to 5 Anthea Polson Art Pops Up In Brisbane at the Woolshed, Helen Street, Teneriffe.
Nov 18 to Dec 1 Love And Other Treasures by Christabel Blackman.

Christabel Blackman, Treasures And Memories, 2017, acrylic on canvas , 100 x 150cm

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.
Nov 25 to Feb 18, 2018 Coming into Fashion | A Century of Photography at Condé Nast. With unprecedented access to the vast Condé Nast archives, this exhibition highlights the sparkling intersection between photography and fashion. A selection of couture from The Darnell Collection, Australia’s largest private collection of fashion from the late 1700s to the 20th century will also be included in the exhibition. Ticketed: theartscentregc.com.au/gallery/coming-into-fashion

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.

Sunshine Coast

Stevens Street Gallery
2 Stevens Street, Yandina 4561.
Wed-Sat 9.00 to 1.00.
To Dec 2 Group Show – local contemporary artists including Ben Lucas, Tess Chodan, Dianne Smith, Pam Walpole and Yanni Van Zijl.

Yandina Historic House
3 Pioneer Road, Yandina, Sunshine Coast 4561.
(07) 5472-7181.
Art Gallery 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

Logan Art Gallery
Cnr Wembley Road and Jacaranda Avenue, Logan Central 4114.
(07) 3412-5519.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 27 Unseen by Donna Davis – explores the hidden interactions in our intricate ecoystems. Read more…

Donna Davis, Hidden Worlds (detail), 2017, pigment print on fine art rag

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 Mon and public hols.
To Jan 21, 2018 Etching Mania.

Lionel Lindsay (1874-1961), A narrow street, Granada, 1927, etching, 22.7 x 12.8cm
© National Library of Australia, Canberra. Courtesy the Lionel Lindsay Gallery and Library Collection

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.
Oct 28 to Feb 4, 2018 Brought to life by William T. Cooper.
Nov 4 to Feb 11, 2018 Great Barrier Reef, Anthropocene Project by Emma Lyndsay.
Also, Focus on the Collection by Davida Allen. The Wall: Samuel Tupou.

Bundaberg Regional Galleries
1 Barolin Street, Bundaberg 4670.
(07) 4130-4750 .
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 9.00 to 1.00.
To Nov 12 Landmark: Art and Architecture – 2017 biennial exhibition brings together works from the Bundaberg Art Society, Childers Visual Arts Group, and Gin Gin and District Fine Arts Society.
To Dec 3 Drift by Julie Hylands.
Nov 14 to Jan 7, 2018 In Response To… – Morgan-Louise Anderson, Nicola Garrett, Jacinta Giles, Kazmin Samia and Carolyn Stubbin.

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 Feb 25, 2018 Vera Scarth-Johnson: Wild Flower.
Dec 1 to Feb 18, 2018 ARTNOW FNQ.

Vera Scarth-Johnson, Erythrina phlebocarpa (Coral Tree), from the ‘Endeavour River Series’, gouache on card
Vera Scarth-Johnson Collection, Nature’s Powerhouse, Cooktown

Glen Mackie (Kei Kalak), Kebisu, 2017, vinyl cut print, colour blend-rolled, edition of 25, 125 x 11cm
Courtesy the artist and Canopy Art Space, Cairns

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.

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.

Western District

Dogwood Crossing, Miles
81 Murilla Street, Miles 4415.
(07) 4628-5330
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00, closed Sun.
Nov 18 to Jan 23, 2018 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery: Journeys, Treks and Expeditions paintings by Carol McCormack. Curved Wall: 30 x 30 – Celebration – a community exhibition of 30 x 30cm canvases.

Carol McCormack, Yang Yang Range from Yaraka Pub, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 45 x 71cm

30 x 30 Community Exhibition, 2013