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 May 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. email@example.com www.andrew-baker.com
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.
May 3 to June 3 (opening Fri May 12, 6-8pm) PNG, it’s dynamite (Papua New Guinea Art 1968-2017) – various Papua New Guinea artists.
29 Merthyr Road, New Farm 4005.
0418-740-467. firstname.lastname@example.org www.graydongallery.com.au
Contemporary hire gallery, 2-week period, artist run. Suitable for paintings, sculptures, jewellery, photography, ceramics, bespoke furniture exhibitions. Bookings for 2017/2018 being taken now. Please visit our website for more information.
Jan Manton Art Contemporary Australian + International Art
1/93 Fortescue Street, Spring Hill 4000.
(07) 3831-3060, 0419-657-768. email@example.com www.janmantonart.com
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.
May 3 to 27 New Paintings by Kate McKay.
Kate McKay, Dimmuborgir, oil on canvas, 100 x 180cm. Courtesy the artist and Jan Manton Art
Rick Amor, Where the boulevards end II, 2015, oil on canvas, 97 x 130cm. Courtesy the artist and Philip Bacon Galleries, Queensland
Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)
Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank Brisbane 4101.
Fax 3844-8865. www.qagoma.qld.gov.au
Free entry, unless otherwise stated.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00. QAG:
To June 11 O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism – showcases the iconic art of Georgia O’Keeffe, one of the most significant American painters of the twentieth century, alongside modernist masterpieces by the celebrated and pioneering Australian artists, Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith. GOMA:
To May 7 Rainbow Bridge from ‘We Miss You Magic Land’ (2011) by Pip & Pop. To July 29 Untitled by Anish Kapoor.
To July 30 Lucent: Aboriginal and Pacific Works from the Collection.
May 27 to Sept 3 Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe – exclusive to the Gallery of Modern Art, is Australia’s first major Marvel exhibition and the largest ever presented in an art museum. Ticketed. GOMA Children’s Art Centre programs:
To Oct 22 Kate Beynon: Friendly Beasts.
QUT Art Museum
2 George Street, QUT Gardens Point Campus (next to the City Botanic Gardens), Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3138-5370. firstname.lastname@example.org www.artmuseum.qut.edu.au
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
Visit website for programs and events.
To May 21 Earth & Fire ceramics from the QUT Art Collection.
Also, Less than: Art & Reductionism.
Elaine Haxton (1909-1999), Flower Bridge at Kwei-Li, 1956, pen and brush and ink, with ink wash, gouache and pastel with scratching back on paper. Collection of The University of Queensland. Gift of Dr James Taylor Duhig through the Alumni Association, 1976. Reproduced courtesy of the artist’s estate
To July 30 The Dust Never Settles – centres on works by contemporary artists who probe at cultural, environmental and psychological histories that remain unresolved.
Sophie Gralton, Convoy, 2017, oil on canvas, 107 x 107cm. Courtesy the artist and Anthea Polson Art
May 22 to June 18 Harold Emanuel Collins (1892-1992): Photographs from WWI – A Travelling Exhibition, in association with the Sydney Jewish Museum.
Harold Emanuel Collins (1892-1992). Photographs from the field, World War I
Gold Coast City Gallery
The Arts Centre Gold Coast, 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise 4217.
(07) 5588 4000. email@example.com www.theartscentregc.com.au/gallery
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat and public hols 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 8.30 to 5.00.
To May 21 Hard and Fast: Abstraction | Pop | Colour field surveys the origins of abstraction, pop and colour field in Australian art.
May 27 to July 9 Black Mist Burnt Country – a national touring exhibition of artworks by over 30 Indigenous and non-indigenous artists which commemorate the little-known story of the British atomic tests in Australia in the 1950s.
Also, On Top, In Front by Chris Bennie. Through photography, video, construction, collage and painting Bennie explores how objects and ideas are transformed through the simple process of placing something on top or in front of something else to reveal something unforeseen or new.
Civic Precinct, cnr Gordon and Macalister streets, Mackay 4740.
(07) 4961-9722. firstname.lastname@example.org www.artspacemackay.com.au
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
To May 10 Man Cheung: Botanical Cosmos – Mackay.
To May 21 ASSI 150, and Punuku Tjukurpa.
May 16 to July 16 Glenda Hobdell: Liminal spaces, escaping the frame.
May 27 to July 16 Peter Lyssiotis: Where are the originals? Once were photographs.
Also, Jud Wimhurst: Protection, and Deborah Kelly: No human being is illegal (in all our glory). Artspace Mackay invites you to experience their diverse collection of artists’ books in the new Tate Adams Reading Pod.
KickArts Contemporary Arts
96 Abbott Street, Cairns 4870.
(07) 4050-9494. www.kickarts.org.au
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.
Dogwood Crossing, Miles
81 Murilla Street, Miles 4415.
(07) 4679-4430. email@example.com www.dogwoodcrossing.com
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00, closed Sun.
To May 27 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery: Indo Pop – a group of artists who were a central feature of QAGOMA’s 2012 flagship exhibition, The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7). A Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Travelling Exhibition.