March 2014 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 March 2014 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 Lincoln Austin, Leonard Brown, Tony Coleing, Michael Cook, Fiona Foley, Dennis Nona, Ömie Artists, Michel Tuffery, Katarina Vesterberg and William Yang.
Feb 26 to March 29 Daemons and Deities by Deborah Walker.
52a Doggett Street, Newstead 4006.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
From March 21 Drawn includes graphite drawings by Rod Moss.
From March 28 Legends Aboriginal Master Works.
Michael Schlitz, Automatic Portrait, 2013
Jan Murphy Gallery
486 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
Director: Jan Murphy.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To March 15 Kirra Jamison.
March 18 to April 12 Richard Dunlop.
Richard Dunlop, Wattle and Watercourse, 2013, oil on Belgian linen, 152 x 152cm
Muk Muk Fine Art
within Sofitel Brisbane, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane 4000.
(08) 8953-6333, 0400-295-699.
Showcasing Aboriginal and contemporary Australian artists.
March 13 to 24 Panu by Lorna Fencer Naparrula.
Lorna Fencer Naparrula, Yala (Bush Potato), acrylic on linen, 120 x 180cm
Philip Bacon Galleries
2 Arthur Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
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.
March 18 to April 12 Wendy Sharpe.
Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) | Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)
Stanley Place, South Brisbane 4101.
(07) 3840-7303, Fax: 3844-8865.
Free entry, unless otherwise stated.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 9.00 to 5.00.
March 22 to July 20 Transparent: Watercolours in Queensland 1850-1980s.
To May 11 Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth.
To July 27 Trace: Performance and its Documents.
Kerrie Poliness, Field Drawing #1 (detail), 2008, white bio-paint on lawn, work under construction, Werribee Park Mansion, 2008.
Courtesy the artist. Photography: Julie Nixon
QUT Art Museum
2 George Street, QUT Gardens Point Campus (next to the City Botanic Gardens), Brisbane 4000.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
Visit website for programs and events.
March 15 to April 27 Arthur Boyd: An active witness.
Arthur Boyd, Large skate on grey background, 1979, oil on canvas.
Bundanon Trust Collection
Redland Art Gallery
Capalaba Place, Noeleen Street, Capalaba 4157.
Mon-Tues, Fri 8.30 to 5.00, Wed 9.00 to 5.00, Thurs 8.30 to 7.30, Sat 9.00 to 4.00.
To March 15 Her Inspiration: Female artists from the Redland Art Gallery Collection.
March 24 to May 3 The End of Aesthetic Illusion: Amy Carkeek.
Redland Art Gallery
Cnr Middle and Bloomfield streets, Cleveland 4163.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 4.00, Sun 9.00 to 2.00.
To March 23 Bay Pastels: City Paintings by Ian Smith, and Impermanence: The case of Chinese whispers by Leigh Camilleri.
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.
March 1 to April 12 Puli Puli – Rocks new works by Keturah Nangala Zimran.
Keturah Nangala Zimran, Cat#: 13-KZ416, Puli Puli – Stones, acrylic on canvas, 40 x 40cm
Civic Precinct, cnr Gordon and Macalister streets, Mackay 4740.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
To March 30 Mytho-poetic: print and assemblage works by Glen Skien, and Selfhood: Deborah Williams.
April 4 to May 18 Designing craft/crafting design: 40 years of Jam Factory, and Traverse: Recent works by Melinda Schawel.
To June 2014, Masters of the Medium.
Glen Skien, Archive of Country (detail), 2013, iron and paper envelopes, ink and photocopy transfer, 162 x 72cm
Courtesy of the artist.
KickArts Contemporary Arts
96 Abbott Street, Cairns 4870.
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.
Anthea Polson Art
18-20 Mariners Cove, Seaworld Drive, Main Beach 4217.
Director: Anthea Polson.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
March 8 to 22 Kings, Popes and Other Fools by Nic Plowman.
March 29 to April 12 Air Born by Claire Bridge, and Jigsaw by Belynda Henry.
Clinton Barker Art
3B, 15 Main Street, North Tamborine 4272.
Open by appt.
Truck loads of wacky creatures rising to the surface of new works as part of the ongoing Raw Figures Series.
Clinton Barker, Bite (Raw Figures Series), late 2013, oil on canvass, 120 x 120cm
Gold Coast City Gallery
135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise 4217.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 11.00 to 5.00.
To March 2 Karen Richards: Flora non Evidens.
To March 16 Fibro Coast, and Sebastian di Mauro: Surf ´n’ Turf.
To March 23 Fred Luddite.
Anna Carey, Fibro Coast, 2103, mixed media, dimensions variable
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.
Through March Summer Sizzlers works from the stable.
Moreton Bay and Islands
The Pier View Gallery
Shop 2, 1 Toorbul Street, Bongaree, Bribie Island 4507.
Mon by appt, Tues-Wed 11.00 to 5.00, Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 8.30, Sun 9.00 to 5.00.
Diverse range of artists and mediums.
Accepting exhibition proposals for 2014.
Martin E Goldsmith (MEG), Aussie Icon Blue, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 1520 x 1010
South East Region
Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery
Cnr Lock and Marsh streets, Stanthorpe 4380.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 1.00.
March 1 to April 13 Stanthorpe Art Festival 2014 – biennial art award and exhibition, originally initiated in 1972, showcases over 140 outstanding artworks.
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
531 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba 4350.
(07) 4688-6652, Fax: 4688-6895.
Tues-Sat and 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 1.00 to 4.00.
To June 15 Small & Large Lindsay: Captain Cook’s Tattoo. Savages, Voyagers, Voyeurs. Engravings and lithographs of body arts from journals of European exploration of the Pacific Ocean held in the Lionel Lindsay Library and Gallery Collection.
Caloundra Regional Gallery
22 Omrah Avenue, Caloundra 4551.
(07) 5420-8299, Fax: 5420-8292.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To March 23 Sunday Drive: Celebrating landscapes from the Sunshine Coast Art Collection 1977-2012. Let Caloundra Regional Gallery take you on a Sunday Drive: through vistas of green, vistas of blue, old structures and new. The works in this exhibition are drawn from the Sunshine Coast Art Collection which celebrate the local artists and landmarks that characterise our region.
Noosa Regional Gallery
Pelican Street, Tewantin, Riverside Tewantin 4565.
Director: Nina Shadforth.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Gallery Shop open: Wed-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To March 23 Living in a Sensory World: Stories from people with blindness and low vision featuring objects from Vision Australia’s heritage collection. A braille Playboy magazine and the ball bowled in the first match of blind cricket played in Melbourne nearly 100 years ago are just some of the items on show.