March 2015 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 2015 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
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.
To March 28 Not always black or white by Rew Hanks.

FireWorks Gallery
52a Doggett Street, Newstead 4006.
(07) 3216-1250
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To March 5 Reef edgy blues by Sarah Mitchell, and Disappearing Olive by Cheryl Kensett. Read more…
March 7 to April 2 Glen Mackie: B+W prints from the Torres Strait Islands.
Also, Serena Bonson: Wangarra spirit sculptures.

Left: Cheryl Kensett, Encounter 1, 2014, gouache on paper, 75 x 55cm
Right: Glen Mackie, Baidam (Tiger Shark), 2011, ed. of 50, vinylcut, 50 x 60cm

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

Griffith University Art Gallery (GUAG)
Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, 226 Grey Street, South Bank 4101.
(07) 3735-3140
Free entry.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
To April 18 A Time and a Place: Landscapes from the Griffith University Art Collection, curated by Naomi Evans and Lisa Bryan-Brown.

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.
Jan Manton Art has a changing program of leading and emerging contemporary artists.
March 25 to April 18 Numismatics by Joachim Froese.

Joachim Froese, Numismatics #2 (Yi Sun-shin), 2014, archival inkjet print, 42 x 49cm
Courtesy of 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.
To March 21 Black Gold by Guy Maestri.
March 24 to April 18 Slush Fable by Michael Muir.

Jugglers Art Space Inc
103 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
(07) 3252-2552
Facebook: jugglersartspace
Mon, Thurs-Fri 10.00 to 3.00 or by appt.
An artist run organisation committed to supporting artists in Brisbane.

Muk Muk Fine Art
ëLa Galerieí Sofitel Brisbane, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane CBD 4000.
Art consultant available Mon-Fri.

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.
March 3 to 28 Robert Brownhall.

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.
10.00 to 5.00 Daily.
To April 19 Children’s Art Centre: Yayoi Kusama: The obliteration room. Free.
To May 10 Children’s Art Centre: Journey to Fantastic Lands. Free.
March 14 to June 7 David Lynch: Between Two Worlds. Ticketed. Read more…

Left: David Lynch in Los Angeles, August, 2014. Photograph: Just Loomis
Right: David Lynch, This Man Was Shot 0.9502 Seconds Ago, 2004, mixed media on Giclée print, 182.8 x 304.8cm. Courtesy: David Lynch. © The artist

March 24 to June 21 Michael Parekowhai: The Promised Land. Ticketed.
To Sept 6 Terrain: Indigenous Australian Objects and Representations. Free.
To Sept 20 We can make another future: Japanese art after 1989. Free.
To April 26 Hanga: Modern Japanese prints. Free.
To May 24 Sublime: Contemporary works from the Collection. Free.

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.
From March 14 Garden brings together a selection of artwork that draws out the aesthetic, conceptual and therapeutic possibilities of the garden.

Redland Art Gallery
Capalaba Place, Noeleen Street, Capalaba 4157.
(07) 3829-8899
Free admission.
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 14 Passage: Pattie Murray and Sandra Pearce.
March 21 to May 2 Unwrapped: Showcasing new acquisitions by gift and donation.

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 March 22 Transparent: Watercolour in Queensland 1850s-1980s.
Also, Connections to the waters of Minjerribah.
March 29 to May 10 100book: A personal histories international artists’ book exhibition.

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.

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 March 15 Beyond Words.
To April 5 Scanlines – New sensation: recent acquisitions.
April 10 to May 17 Transparent: Watercolour in Queensland 1850-1980′s – Have you seen the Old Mackay.

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.

Gab Titui Cultural Centre
Cnr Blackall Street and Victoria Parade, Thursday Island 4875.
(07) 4069-0888.
Mon-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.

Gold Coast

Anthea Polson Art
18-20 Mariners Cove, 60-70 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach 4217.
(07) 5561-1166.
Director: Anthea Polson.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To March 21 Marilyn Peck Retrospective 1980 to 2005.
March 28 to April 18 Blue Chip Exhibition.

Gold Coast City Gallery
135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise 4217.
(07) 5588-4067
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 11.00 to 5.00.
To March 15 Misanthropology: The World Art of Adam Rish.
To March 22 Cutback: Surfing Through Art.

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.
March 7 to June 28 Large Linsday Gallery: Poppies for Reg and Ruby: Remembering the Great War through the Lindsay Family – this Anzac Centenary commemorative exhibition remembers the war and its aftermath through life-and-death experiences of the Lindsays.

Norman Lindsay (1879-1969), Untitled (Seated girl in a white dress), watercolour, 31.2 x 24.4cm
Lionel Lindsay Gallery & Library Collection 051

Sunshine Coast

Noosa Regional Gallery
Level 1, Pelican Street (PO Box 141), Tewantin 4565.
(07) 5329-6145
Director: Nina Shadforth.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To March 22 Taste of Art – Friends Noosa Regional Gallery presents its fourth annual group show exclusively organised for its creative members.
Also, Joanna Bone: In Depth – inspired by found objects from the seashore, including seagrasses, sand dollars and other marine creatures, glass artist Joanna Bone has revisited her childhood love of pattern and repetition in this new body of work.
Also, Dried, Fractured and Parched – Lisa Brummel investigates how naturally occurring events impact and transform the Australian landscape and its people. Using the raku process as a metaphor.

Western District

Dogwood Crossing, Miles
81 Murilla Street, Miles 4415.
(07) 4679-4430
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
March 6 to April 14 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery: 1 Land 3 Views by Rex Backhaus-Smith, Tom McAulay and Jim Kinch. Curved Wall Gallery: Memory Keepers by Dorothy Haig.