June 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 June 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 and sculptures by leading contemporary Australian, Melanesian and Polynesian artists, including: Awis Artis (Vanuatu), Lincoln Austin, Leonard Brown, Anna Carey, Michael Cook, Karla Dickens, Fiona Foley, Dennis Nona, Ömie Artists, Michel Tuffery, Katarina Vesterberg and William Yang.
June 1 to July 2 Joyride by Lincoln Austin.

Lincoln Austin, Even that was almost too much    Lincoln Austin, Light square
Left: Lincoln Austin, Even that was almost too much, 2015, acrylic, acrylic aerosol paint, steel, 120 × 40 × 40cm
Right: Lincoln Austin, Light square, 2015, acrylic, archival digital print, aluminium, plywood, 58 × 77 × 4cm


Brisbane Table Tennis centre
86 Green Terrace, Windsor 4030.
June 3 to 5 Celebration Of The Female Form – 75 established and emerging artists present a three day art exhibition, interlaced with performances, music, dance and comedy, as well as being an important charity event – raising funds and awareness, and distributing health packs to the homeless and abused women of Brisbane.
All ticket sales go to The Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS), and Rosie’s – Friends on the Street.
Visit the website for more info.

FireWorks Gallery
52a Doggett Street, Newstead 4006.
(07) 3216-1250.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To June 11 Sarah Mitchell and George Hairbrush Tjungurrayi.

Sarah Mitchell, Boiling the Quart Pot   George Hairbrush Tjungurrayi, Tingari (Hot Day)
Left: Sarah Mitchell, Boiling the Quart Pot, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 76 x 50cm
Right: George Hairbrush, Tjungurrayi, Tingari (Hot Day), 2015, acrylic on linen, 60 x 200cm

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

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 no appt required.
Jan Manton Art has a changing program of leading and emerging contemporary artists.
June 1 to July 2 A suitable distance by Michelle Gilbert.

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 June 11 Studio Wars – Sally Anderson, Lucas Davidson, Lara Merrett, John Nicholson, Jonny Niesche, Gemma Smith and Alexandra Standen, curated by Lara Merrett.
June 14 to July 9 In a brighter light by Robert Malherbe.

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.
June 1 to 25 Reveal | New Artists.

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.

Percolator Gallery
134 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington 4064.
Daily 10.00 to 4.30.
June 28 to July 3 Landscapes I Love contemporary landscape paintings by Leisl Mott; www.leisl.com.au

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.
May 31 to June 25 Jeffrey Smart.

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 Aug 28 Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori: Durlka Warnjiid – Land of All.
To May 14, 2017 Untitled by Anish Kapoor.
To Oct 3 Cindy Sherman, ticketed. Also, Children’s Art Centre: Ah Xian.
To Nov 13 Line + Form.
June 11 to Sept 18 Time of Others.
June 11 to April 16, 2017 A World View: The Tim Fairfax AC Gift.
June 25 to Feb 12, 2017 Children’s Art Centre: The Gabori Sisters: Gathering by the Sea.

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.
To Aug 14 Frontier Imaginaries: The Life of Lines is a new multi-platform project that explores the condition of the frontier within the era of globalisation, reflecting upon major dialogues within Queensland arts and culture.

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 July 9 LOG: Filter, Frame, Forest by Glenda Orr.

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 June 5 Ground/Passage: Poetic mapping of Russell Island by Sharon Jewell. Also, Medicinal Plant Cycles by Renata Buziak.
June 12 to July 24 Gathering Strands.

Royal Queensland Art Society Brisbane Branch Inc.
at the Petrie Terrace Gallery
162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3367-1977.
To June 5 Abstract Exhibition.
From June 7 Town & Country Members Exhibition.

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.
June 11 to July 23 Central Desert Landscapes by Hermannsburg watercolourist Mervyn Runbuntja.

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 June 26 ephemeral traces: Brisbane’s artist-run scene in the 1980s – the first comprehensive analysis of artist-run practice in Brisbane during the final decade of the conservative Joh Bjelke-Petersen government.

Photo from 'THAT Space' Shared Camera, 1986
Photo from ‘THAT Space’ Shared Camera, 1986

To July 24 We who love: The Nolan slates – a window into the world of renowned Australian painter Sidney Nolan, recording the end of his marriage, new relationships with patrons John and Sunday Reed, and fears arising from the war in the Pacific. Read more…

Sidney Nolan, (Lovers and flowers)
Sidney Nolan, (Lovers and flowers), 1942, oil, enamel and ink on slate, 25.5 x 50.8cm
Collection of The University of Queensland. Purchased with the assistance of the Alumni Association and the Peter Stuyvesant Cultural Foundation, 1977
© The University of Queensland

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 June 26 Laurie Anne King: Their Name Liveth Evermore.
Also, Greyscale and Captive Audience: Recent Works by Rosemary Payne.
July 1 to Aug 21 Animal FanFair.
Also, Rona Green: You can dress them up but you can’t take them out.

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 June 19 Re-Imagining Papua New Guinea by James Morrison.
In partnership with Cairns Indigenous Art Fair July 15 to 17:
June 24 to Sept 4 Woven Identity by Claudia Moodoonuthi.
June 24 to Aug 14 Mirgiz Wed Kab Story Song Dance by Toby Cedar.
June 24 to Sept 4 Body Sculpture by Grace Lillian Lee.
June 29 to 4 Sept Impact: New Media Works – Michael Cook, Fiona Foley, Taloi Havini and Angela Tiatia.
July 9 to Sept 6 Pacific Crosscurrents by Brian Robinson.

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.
June 16 to July 29, 2016 Gab Titui Indigenous Art Award.
Presenting new works by Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal artists throughout 15 communities in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula area.

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 June, Carolyn V Watson.

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.
June 18 to July 24 Regions of Alienation/Satellites of Love.
June 25 to Aug 21 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award.

Hillier and Skuse Gallery
88 Bundall Road (next to Masters), Bundall 4217.
0426-194-636, 0421-124-081.
Thurs-Tues 10.00 to 5.00, closed Wed.

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.
To July 24 Stanthorpe Art Festival 2016.
View the finalists of this year’s art prize including the overall $20,000 winner. This mixed media exhibition presents local, national and international artists.

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.
June 4 to July 10 The Phantom Art Show.
June 18 to Aug 14 Big Impressions: Prints from the collections of the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.

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 June 26 Noosa Art Award – 2016 Finalist Exhibition. Sixty-four artworks selected from an excellent field of entries from artists and designers across the nation to contend for the $10,000 prize.

Anna Glynn, Cane
Winner Noosa Art Award 2016: Anna Glynn, Cane, 2016, moving image/video

Also, Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize. The inaugural Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize finalist exhibition. Twenty-five drawings, one prize: one winner. Supported by Mr J McCrea and auspiced by the Noosa Regional Gallery.

Rosie Lloyd-Giblett, Sweet Sediment
Winner Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize 2016: Rosie Lloyd-Giblett, Sweet Sediment, 2015, graphite, ink, acrylic, pastel on paper, 95 x 65cm
Photograph: Tonia Cecil

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.
June 3 to July 19 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery: It’s an Interesting Life by Kathy Ellem.

Kathy Ellem, Grazing in Flinders
Kathy Ellem, Grazing in Flinders, 2015, oil, 61cm x 91.5cm

Also, Curved Wall: Express This by Miles State High School Art students.

Kady McDougall, Giraffe
Kady McDougall, Giraffe, 2016, screen print and collage, 21 x 15cm