February 2018 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 February 2018 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: 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.
Feb 21 to March 31 Invasion by Michael Cook, and So far, yet so near by Kenji Uranishi.

Contemporary Art Awards Online Exhibitions
T 0407-739-871.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
To June 11 Contemporary Art Awards 2018 Finalist Exhibition. Winners announced Thurs Feb 1.
Feb 1 to 28 Femme Magnifique by Daniel Kneebone.

Edwina Corlette Gallery
2/555 Brunswick Street, New Farm 4005.
(07) 3358-6555.
Director: Edwina Corlette.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Feb 1 to 22 Self Storage and the Really Real by Sally Anderson. Read more…

Sally Anderson, Daylight and Midnight in Korpulfsstadir, 2016, acrylic on linen, 25 x 35cm. Courtesy the artist and Edwina Corlette Gallery

FireWorks Gallery
52a Doggett Street, Newstead 4006.
(07) 3216-1250.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
Feb 16 to March 17 Nature’s Way by Rosella Namok.
Also, Violet Indigo Moss Series II by Sharonne Solk, and Guardians of the Secret: 1999-2017 by Lyell Bary.

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.

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.
To March 10 Standard Length of a Miracle (The Bootleg) by Goldin+Senneby.
Also, please open hurry by 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.
Feb 21 to April 17 From One Side to the Other by Dylan Jones.

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.
Feb 27 to March 24 Twin Palms by William Mackinnon. Read more…

William Mackinnon, We are in and out of that place again, 2017, acrylic, oil and automotive enamel on linen, 91 x 61cm. Photograph: Juan Francisco Tur Rier. Courtesy the artist and Jan Murphy Gallery

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.
Jan 31 to March 29 Director’s Choice: Group Show.

Lorna Fencer Napurrula, ŒYala (Bush Potato), acrylic on linen, 120 x 180cm

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.

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 Feb 10 Summer exhibition.
Feb 13 to March 10 Gordon Shepherdson.

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 April 2 Noel McKenna: Landscape Mapped.
Dec 2 to April 15 Picasso: The Vollard Suite.
To Aug 12 Problem-Wisdom: Thai Art in the 1990s.
Ongoing Australian Collection Reimagined.
To Feb 4 Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images. Ticketed.
To Feb 11 Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow.
To July 29 Measures of Distance.
To Aug 5 Time and Tides: Art in the Torres.
To Sept 23 The Long Story.
GOMA Children’s Art Centre:
To Feb 4 Yayoi Kusama: The Obliteration room.
To April 22 Me, Myselfie & I.

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.
Feb 17 to March 25 STEEL: art design architecture explores innovative and outstanding ways that steel is being used by artists, designers and architects in Australia in the 21st century.

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.
Jan 27 to March 21 Littoral Vista by Jennifer Andrews.

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 25 Shapeshifters: 3D printing the future.

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.

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

Winner of the National Self-Portrait Prize 2017 – Jenny Orchard, Self Portrait as a Multispecies Activist, 2017, glazed ceramic with metal framework, 170 x 50 x 50cm. Courtesy the artist and Beaver Gallery, Canberra

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

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. Reproduced courtesy the artist and Yuill|Crowley, 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.
Feb 24 to March 10 New Works by Phillip Piperides.
Also, Blue Chip Exhibition.

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.
To Feb 18 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

John Rawlings, American Vogue, March 1943
© 1943 Condé Nast

Clifford Coffin, American Vogue, June 1949
© 1949 Condé Nast

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

Noosa Regional Gallery
Ground floor, 9 Pelican Street (PO Box 141), Riverside, Tewantin 4565.
(07) 5329-6145.
Tue-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 3.00 closed Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition changeovers.
Feb 9 to March 18 Taste of Art 2018 – Friends Noosa Regional Gallery presents its seventh group exhibition, presenting rich and diverse local talent from artists to hobbyist alike.

Stevens Street Gallery
2 Stevens Street, Yandina 4561.
Wed-Sat 9.00 to 1.00.

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

Gatakers Art Space
311 Kent Street, Maryborough 4650.
(07) 4190-5723.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 4.00 (excluding some public hols).
Feb 2 to 27 (opening Fri Feb 2, 6pm) SACRED GROUND paintings by emerging contemporary artist Jassy Watson. This show explores connections to the earth through visionary images that bring to life both inner and outer worlds. Inspired by vivid dreamscapes and landscapes in a process she refers to as ‘Soulscape’; an explorative and experimental mixed media painting process, Jassy’s rich and vibrant images bear witness to a sacred relationship with nature that is vital for humanity to remember and restore; www.jassy.com.au

Jassy Watson, When Women Were Birds II. Courtesy the artist

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 Feb 5 Acquisition: Collection Connections.
To April 22 Noble Remains: Watercolours by Lionel Lindsay.
Also, Apollo’s Rubbish Tip: Lionel & Norman Lindsay at Work.

Lionel Lindsay (1874-1961), Taj Mahal at Agra from the river, n.d., watercolour, 27.2 x 38.2cm. Lionel Lindsay Gallery and Library Collection 043. © National Library of Australia

Lionel Lindsay (1874-1961), Brisbane, n.d., pen drawing, 13.5 x 14.6cm. Lionel Lindsay Gallery and Library Collection 430. © National Library of Australia

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 Feb 4 William T. Cooper: Brought to life.
To Feb 11 Emma Lindsay: Great Barrier Reef | Anthropocene Project.
Also, Davida Allen: Focus on the Collection, and Samuel Tupou: The Wall.
Feb 16 to May 13 Primavera at 25: MCA Collection.

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.
Feb 1 to April 2 Gallery One: ≈23° North & South – Guangxi Women Photographers Association and Photographers from the Bundaberg Region. The Vault: The Sweet Life from the Bundaberg Regional Art Collection.

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 Vera Scarth-Johnson: Wild Flower – botanical paintings. Read more…

Vera Scarth-Johnson, Passiflora aurantia, watercolour on paper.
Vera Scarth-Johnson Collection. Nature’s Powerhouse, Cooktown

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.
Feb 3 to March 27 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery: State of the Art 17 – an exhibition by Queensland Quilters Inc. Art Quilt Group. Curved Wall: Western Downs Quilters: Dogwood Crossing Community Exhibition.

Terri-Ann Dieben, Who’s a Pretty Boy (detail), textiles, 43 x 50cm. Courtesy the artist and Dogwood Crossing, Miles

Marion Campbell, Bright Side of Life, textiles, 73 x 73cm. Courtesy the artist and Dogwood Crossing, Miles