• International Women’s Day 2023 #EmbraceEquity

    On International Women’s Day we celebrate by sharing some of our favourite artworks by women artists who led the way by challenging traditions, exploring new ideas and influencing the direction of Australian art​.​​ This years theme is #EmbraceEquity. ​I​n the current global climate of shifting attitudes towards gender biases, the celebration and recognition of women artists […]

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  • A Closer Look At… Horace Hurtle Trenerry

    Despite critical rating as a first-rate off-shoot of French Impressionism (Nigel Gosling Tate review in the London Observer 27 Jan 1963) many of us are unaware of this talented artist and his unique portrayal of the Australian landscape. Although he never travelled overseas, Trenerry was aware of artists whose influence can be seen in his painting, […]

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  • Three Exhibitions at LDFA

    Robert Clinch: Life on Earth Murray Griffin: Earth and Beyond Horace Trenerry: Painting the Earth Three concurrent solo shows by artists we believe deserve greater recognition for their contribution to the Australian Art story. Contemporary Melbourne artist Robert Clinch and his urban capriccios which are based on real places, allowing a sense of recognition and […]

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  • Helen S. Tiernan : Storied Country

    Helen S. Tiernan’s most recent paintings included in our current exhibition, Storied Country, continue her themes of the Australian landscape as a repository for memory and stories associated with indigenous culture, colonial encounters and life today, expressed through a new visual device – the quirky images of square stud bulls and corpulent cows. Whilst a […]

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  • Storied Country – Opening Video

    The video of our opening of our current exhibition, Helen S. Tiernan: Storied Country is now available to view on our website with acknowledgement of country by Helen Tiernan; an insightful discussion of the paintings by Dr Marie Geissler and official opening by Steve Dimopoulos MP. The exhibition of paintings is showing until 18 November […]

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  • Helen S. Tiernan: Storied Country Exhibition Opening Sat 22 Oct

    2020 Fish out of water_cultural collisions. Triptych. 180cmx330cm

    Born in Gippsland, Helen S. Tiernan draws on her Irish and Aboriginal heritage to explore issues of identity; Black/White contact history; connection to and management of country; environmental concerns; and the experience of women. As well as drawing on her own experiences, she looks to art history and literary, historical and cultural references. Her landscapes […]

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  • AAADA Sydney Art Fair 2022

    The Australian Antique & Art Dealers Association is excited to be back in Sydney. Following a successful art fair in Malvern, the AAADA Art Fair, Sydney is showing at the White Bay Cruise Terminal from 15 – 18 September with a number of member participants showing fine art; jewellery; furniture and more. Lauraine Diggins Fine […]

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  • Congratulations to Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray – Finalist John Leslie Prize

    Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray Yam Seeds 222006

    Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray has been selected as a finalist in this year’s John Leslie Art Prize for Landscape at Gippsland Art Gallery. The judges made the final choice of 50 paintings from 455 entries focussing on the general theme of landscape. Elizabeth’s painting, Yam Seeds depicts the seeds from the bush yam, whose flowers, leaves […]

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  • Position Vacant

    ASSISTANT GALLERY MANAGER POSITION AVAILABLEThis position is one within a very small team, comprising two Gallery Directors and a Gallery Manager. It is important for the person in this role to have the initiative, energy, ability and commitment to cover a broad array of tasks as and when required, to be responsible for them and […]

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  • Vale Cowboy Loy Pwerl

    211120 Cowboy Loy detail

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this post includes the name of a person who has died. It is with great sadness that we pay our respects to senior elder Cowboy Loy Pwerl who died Wednesday 30 March in Alice Springs hospital. Cowboy was a leader within the painting movement at Utopia with […]

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