October 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 October 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, 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, 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 Oct 15 Black and Blue by Karla Dickens.
Oct 19 to Nov 19 The night we lost our marbles by Michael Leunig.

381 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
(07) 3215-0800.
To Nov 19 Objects of Desire contemporary clay by Shannon Garson.

Edwina Corlette Gallery
555 Brunswick Street, New Farm 4005.
(07) 3358-6555, 0412-301-355.
Director: Edwina Corlette.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
To Oct 15 Reliving by Bundit Puangthong.

FireWorks Gallery
52a Doggett Street, Newstead 4006.
(07) 3216-1250.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To Oct 22 Pat Hoffie & Paul Bong.
Oct 20 to Nov 26 She Walks the Line.

grahame galleries + editions
1 Fernberg Road, Paddington 4064.
By appointment.
Prints and artist books on-line.
Through Oct figures.

Jan Manton Art
Contemporary Australian + International Art
1/93 Fortescue Street, Spring Hill 4000.
(07) 3831-3060, 0419 657768.
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.
Sept 28 to Oct 22 The immediate past by Saffron Newey, and Caricatures (and true) by Lee Wilkes.

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.
Oct 8 to 29 You are here; right here, right now by Juz Kitson. Read more…

Juz Kitson in the studio – Jingdezhen China. Photograph: Xiao Tong Ji
Juz Kitson in the studio – Jingdezhen China
Photograph: Xiao Tong Ji

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 Oct 15 Wasteland by Johnny Romeo.

Johnny Romeo, Dixie Coast
Johnny Romeo, Dixie Coast, acrylic and oil on canvas, 120 x 120cm

Oct 19 to Nov 12 Transcendence by Carlos Barrios.

Carlos Barrios, Flying Lady ­ She Dwells in the Magic Forest
Carlos BarriosŠ, Flying Lady ­ She Dwells in the Magic Forest, oil on linen, 191 x 243cm

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.
To Oct 15 Philip Wolfhagen.
Oct 18 to Nov 12 Nicholas Harding and Kirsten Coelho.

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 Oct 3 Cindy Sherman. Ticketed. Children’s Art Centre: Ah Xian: Naturephysica.
To Nov 13 Line + Form.
To Feb 12, 2017 Children’s Art Centre: The Gabori Sisters: Gathering by the Sea.
To April 16, 2017 A World View: The Tim Fairfax Gift.
May 14, 2017 Untitled by Anish Kapoor.
Oct 15 to Jan 29, 2017 Neighbour: Art in Papua New Guinea 1966-2016.

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 4.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
Visit website for programs and events.
To Nov 13 the churchie national emerging art prize.
Nov 19 to March, 2017 Glass: Art Design Architecture.

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 Oct 8 Dwight Ricketts: Ancient Greece.
Oct 15 to Nov 26 Denise Piva: One Tree.

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 Oct 9 Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art.
Oct 16 to Nov 27 Redland Art Awards 2016.

Suzanne O’Connell Gallery
Member of ACGA
93 James Street, New Farm 4005.
(07) 3358-5811, 0400-920-022
Fax 3358-5813.
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 Nov 13 beyond the Tower celebrates UQ Art Museum’s 40th anniversary.

Installation view of Weaver Hawkins 1893–1977 memorial retrospective
Installation view of ‘Weaver Hawkins 1893-1977 memorial retrospective’ exhibition displayed at the University Art Museum in the Forgan Smith Tower, March 1979

To Oct 30 Over the fence: Contemporary Indigenous photography from the Corrigan Collection – features the work of 18 Indigenous artists engaged in the field of photography, drawn from the private collection of art patron and philanthropist Patrick Corrigan AM.

Destiny Deacon, Over the Fence’
Destiny Deacon, Over the Fence, 2000, from the series ‘Sad & Bad’, Lambda print from Polaroid original, ed. 13/15, 80 x 100cm
Corrigan Collection. Reproduced courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

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 Oct 16 Libris Awards: The Australian Artists’ Book Prize. Also, Michele Skelton: Looking in / Looking out.
To April 14, 2017 Very Woofy: The world of Noel McKenna.
Oct 21 to Dec 4 Copier Jam! Also, The Mackay Pet Portrait Project.

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.
To Oct 16 New Textiles and Ceramics: Beyond the Surface.
To Nov 13 landscape re-imagined: Country & Western.

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.

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.
Featured artist for October is Melbourne painter Cate Maddy. As a prelude to her May 2017 exhibition.

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 and public hols 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 8.30 to 5.00.
To Oct 23, 30th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award. Also, Dreamliner by Damien O’Mara.
To Oct 30 Energies.
Oct 29 to Nov 20, 2016 QCA Undercurrents.

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.
Oct 8 to Nov 30 (opening Sat Oct 8, 4-6pm) The Quiet Observers – Deb Mostert, Carolyn Delzoppo and Oksana Waterfall.
Official opening by Susi Muddiman OAM Director Tweed Regional Art Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre.

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.

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.

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.
To Nov 20 The Making of Midnight Oil – showcases rare and iconic items including stage props, instruments, protest banners, hand written lyrics, photographs and posters as well as rare and exclusive footage and unreleased music. Free entry.

Andrezej Liguz
Midnight Oil
Photograph: Andrezej Liguz/moreimages.net

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 Oct 25 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery: Between the Lines – 2016 Western Downs Regional Artists Exhibition. Curved Wall: Wildflowers – Miles Art Group.

Kylie Drury, Morning Tea     Roseanne Steele, Pink Rose
Left: Kylie Drury, Morning Tea, 2016 acrylic on canvas, 51 x 40.5cm
Right: Roseanne Steele, Pink Rose, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 51 x 61cm