• 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • Congratulations to Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray – Finalist John Leslie Prize

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    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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • Vale Cowboy Loy Pwerl

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    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 […]


  • The Melbourne Fair

    The Melbourne Fair 2022

    Come and visit us this weekend at The Melbourne Fair showing at the Caulfield Racecourse – Friday 25/Saturday 26 March 10am – 6pm and Sunday 27 10am – 5pm. We are showing a range of Australian painting, drawings and decorative arts including a large colonial painting by Henry Reilly; an atmospheric landscape by Australian Impressionist […]


  • Celebrating International Women’s Day

    It is fortuitous timing that our exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Constance Stokes coincides with International Women’s Day, celebrated on 8 March. Constance Stokes’ life represents the myriad issues facing female artists, particularly pursuing an active career as a professional artist whilst also supporting a family and fitting with societal expectations of […]


  • Rover Thomas at National Museum of Australia

    Thomas, Rover 214071 JABANUNGA (Rainbow Serpent)

    A masterwork by the iconic Kimberley artist Rover Thomas has been donated to the National Museum of Australia in honour of Lauraine Diggins OAM. The large-scale painting Jabanunga depicts the Rainbow Serpent penetrating the earth following a subterranean journey in the wake of Cyclone Tracey’s destruction of Darwin. Lauraine was a strong supporter of Indigenous […]


  • Jessie Scarvell

    The S.H. Ervin Gallery in Sydney recently posted this video with Director Jane Watters highlighting their holdings of artworks by Jessie Scarvell, which were gifted by her daughter. Scarvell (1862 – 1950) was an exponent of Australian Impressionism who exhibited over 60 of her plein air landscapes at the Art Society of NSW throughout the […]


  • Nora Heysen

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    The Fierce Girls podcast series on the ABC recently featured artist NORA HEYSEN – first female artist to win the coveted Archibald Prize in 1938 and first woman to be appointed an official war artist. Nora Heysen’s talent was recognised early by her father, the acclaimed artist Hans Heysen. As he noted in a letter […]