• Enjoy a long weekend…

    JOHN DENT Cape Schanck I

    For those around Australia with a public holiday on 10 June, we hope you enjoy a long weekend. We look forward to welcoming you to the Gallery from Tuesday 11 to view our current exhibition of paintings by John Dent, showing until the end of June. With his wide variety of interests, significant mentors and […]


  • Lauraine Diggins Fine Art at The Sydney Fair

    The Sydney Fair 2024

    The Sydney Fair at The Kensington Room, Randwick Racecourse this weekend Sat 1st and Sun 2nd June. Over 50 dealers showing art, antiques, jewellery, furniture, fashion, collectables and more. We are exhibiting a selection of Australian art from colonial to contemporary paintings, works on paper and ceramics. See our website for further details.


  • Congratulations to Elizabeth – Finalist, Hadleys Art Prize

    223244 Elizabeth Kngwarray Yam Seeds

    We are pleased to advise that Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray has been selected as a finalist in this years Hadleys Art Prize, showing at Hadleys Hotel, Hobart 3 – 25 August. Elizabeth’s painting depicts the leaf, seed and flower of the bush yam, a tuber plant which is an important source of food and medicine. Elizabeth […]


  • Congratulations to Elizabeth and Genevieve : Ravenswood Finalists

    Congratulations to Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray and Genevieve Kemarr Loy who have both been selected as finalists in this year’s Ravenswood Australian Women Artists’ Art Prize which will be showing at Ravenswood School for Girls, Gordon NSW from 10 – 26 May with their paintings Yam Seeds in My Country (Elizabeth) and Bush Turkey Story (Genevieve).  117 finalists were announced […]


  • LDFA at AAADA Fair 2024

    LDFA at AAADA Fair 2024

    Lauraine Diggins Fine Art exhibiting at the Australian Antique and Art Dealers Association Fair at the Malvern Town Hall this weekend 20 – 21 April. Visit us and view some wonderful artworks including impressive large-scale portraits by Isaac Cohen, Bessie Gibson, Elaine Haxton and Helen Peters; a group of paintings by Hilda Rix Nicholas; a […]


  • LDFA Season’s Greetings

    Bowers 223233 Rosella Female copy

    Lauraine Diggins Fine Art extends our warm wishes to all for a happy and safe festive season. We thank everyone who continues to support the Gallery and it has been a privilege to present the exhibition of artworks by Hilda Rix Nicholas. We have enjoyed meeting and speaking with many of you at art fairs […]


  • Hilda Rix Nicholas exhibition now showing at LDFA

    Dr Gerard Vaughan at Hilda Rix Nicholas exhibition opening LDFA

    Our exhibition of paintings and drawings by Hilda Rix Nicholas is now on show after a crowded opening attended by the artist’s granddaughter, Bronwyn Wright and with introductory words by Dr Gerard Vaughan AM, former Director of the National Gallery of Australia and the National Gallery of Victoria. A video of this illuminating speech is […]


  • AAADA Fair Sydney University

    SydFair AAADA 2023 stand

    Lauraine Diggins Fine Art at the Australian Arts and Antiques Dealers Association Fair at the beautiful and historic Great Hall at Sydney University. We are showing a selection of Australian colonial, impressionist, modern and contemporary artworks. Friday 1 – Sunday 3 September – for full details visit aaada.org.au


  • A Closer Look At… Pastels

    Two Australian artists who were acclaimed for their pastel technique are Janet Cumbrae Stewart and Florence Rodway. We are pleased to currently have eye-catching works by each of these artists, allowing us to to Take A Closer Look At… their mastery of pastel. Florence Rodway established a significant reputation, particularly in her favoured medium of […]


  • Helen Tiernan at Artspace Box Hill

    Visit the Connections exhibition to view Helen Tiernan’s fascinating paintings. Tiernan’s landscapes blend elements from European and Indigenous artistic traditions, signifying the rich tapestry of her mixed cultural connections. They invite viewers to contemplate the interconnectedness of humanity and nature and are displayed alongside artworks by First Nations artists from the Whitehorse art collection. Connections […]