September 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 September 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 (NZ/Polynesia), Katarina Vesterberg and William Yang.
To Sept 10 Blood Generation by Taloi Havini and Stuart Miller. Also, (Mother of Initiation Rites) by Sarah Ugibari and Ujawé Mamu.

Taloi Havini and Stuart Miller_Sawai       Sarah Ugibari 14-111
Left: Taloi Havini and Stuart Miller, Sawai on the airstrip, Buka, 2009, inkjet print, edition 10, 80 x 120cm
Right: Sarah Ugibari, Tamajai Ohu’o Deb’é (Ancestral tattoo design of the necklace with Pandanus fibre string), 2014, natural pigments on barkcloth, 156 × 100cm

Sept 14 to Oct 15 Black and Blue by Karla Dickens.

Karla Dickens, Doghouse
Karla Dickens, Doghouse, 2016, mixed media
Photograph:  Mick Richards

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.
Sept 20 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.
Sept 11 to Oct 22 Pat Hoffie & Paul Bong.

Paul Bong, Spider Web Shield 21/30
Paul Bong, Spider Web Shield 21/30, 2015, hand coloured intaglio etching, 79 x 41cm

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

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 9 to 24 Yinya Wala by Lin Onus.

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.
Aug 30 to Oct 1 Unearth by Guy Maestri.

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 Sept 17 Colour Masters.

Eunice Napanangka Jack, Tali (My Country)
Eunice Napanangka Jack, Tali (My Country), acrylic on linen, 120 x 180cm

Sept 21 to Oct 15 Wasteland by Johnny Romeo.

Johnny Romeo, Risky Ruff
Johnny RomeoŠ, Risky Ruff, acrylic and oil on canvas, 120 x 120cm

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.
Sept 20 to Oct 15 Philip Wolfhagen.
To Sept 17 Ralph Wilson.

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 Sept 18 Time of Others.
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.
To May 14, 2017 Untitled by Anish Kapoor.

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 announcement and exhibition.

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 Sept 3 Brian Hatch: Mini watercolours, modern scrimshaw and prints.
Sept 10 to Oct 8 Dwight Ricketts: Ancient Greece.

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 Sept 4 Pacific Art from the Searle Collection, and CATCHING Light by Maryann Talia Pau.
Sept 11 to Oct 9 Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art.

Royal Queensland Art Society Brisbane Branch Inc.
at the Petrie Terrace Gallery
162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3367-1977.
Tue-Sun 10.00 to 3.30.
Sept 6 to 25 Queensland Figurative 2016.

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 Nov 13 beyond the Tower celebrates UQ Art Museum’s 40th anniversary.

Installation view of Weaver Hawkins 1893­-1977
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, ŒOver the Fence, 2000, from the series ŒSad & 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.
Aug 27 to Oct 16 Libris Awards. Also, Michele Skelton: Looking In Looking Out.
From Sept 10 Very Woofy: The world of Noel McKenna.

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-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.

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery
Cnr Denham and Flinders streets, Townsville 4810.
(07) 4727-9011.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 2.00.
To Oct 23 Metamorphosis: The Art of Tom Moore.

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 5.30.
Sept 10 to 23 Spring by Jodie Wells.

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-Sun public hols 11.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 18 Shifting Sands – South Stradbroke Island Indigenous Artist Camp. An exhibition of artwork by Indigenous artists responding to their experience on country.
Aug 27 to Oct 23, 30th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award – a dynamic exhibition of ceramic art practices from around the world.
Also, Dreamliner by Damien O’Mara. Local artist Damien O’Mara presents a series of large-scale, detailed photographs of the recently launched Boeing 787 Dreamliner, taken at Gold Coast Airport. These seductive images seek to portray this giant industrial object as a contemporary structure in new ways and reveal both a sleek and streamlined form, signs of use and symbols of ownership and branding.
Sept 23 to Oct 30 Energies an insightful exhibition by Gold Coast secondary students featuring artwork representing their current social, emotional and global views.

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.
Sept 2 to Nov 20 The Making of Midnight Oil.
The exhibition 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.

Midnight Oil 1   Midnight Oil 2
Midnight Oil, 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.
Sept 11 to Oct 25 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery: Between the Lines 2016 Western Downs Regional Artists Exhibition. Curved Wall: Wildflowers – Miles Art Group.

Christopher Rigg, Quadrant
Christopher Rigg, Quadrant, 2016, colour pencil on paper, 109 x 88cm