• Lauraine Diggins OAM

    On International Womens Day, we’re celebrating all women worldwide; and in particular one woman close to our hearts, Lauraine Diggins. The staff at Lauraine Diggins Fine Art are very proud that Lauraine has received a Medal of the Order of Australia at this year’s Australia Day Honours for services to the museums and galleries sector. […]


  • Andrew Sayers: Exhibition Opening Sat 2 March

    Andrew_Sayers-Bridge Wallaga Lake

    Brave the heat and join us at the exhibition opening of gouaches by Andrew Sayers where the sense of light and air and space will cool you down! We look forward to Doug Hall AM (former Director at QAGOMA and former Australian Commissioner, Venice Biennale) sharing his insights about Andrew Sayers, the artist, who is […]


  • Farewell Indi

    It is with great sadness that we farewelled our Gallery dog Indi this month. She was a very dear companion to Lauraine and family and Gallery staff. Hopefully she has found her friend Matilda and they are chasing seagulls & balls on the beach. The Gallery won’t be the same without her. Millie and particularly Roxy […]


  • Vale Kathleen Petyarre


    We were saddened to learn of the death of celebrated Utopia artist Kathleen Petyarre on 24 November 2018. Recognised as one of the premier contemporary painters of the central and western desert art movement, Kathleen’s work was executed in the finest detail, depicting the travels of Arnkerrth, the Mountain Devil Lizard. Since her prize winning entry […]


  • McWilliams on show at John Glover’s Patterdale Farm

    McWilliams cupboard Patterdale Farm

    “The old King Billy pine cupboard has been decorated by Tasmanian contemporary painter, Michael McWilliams, who began his career painting on old furniture from his family’s antique business. The painting above the cupboard is a watercolour of Nile Farm as it was in 1962, painted by a Launceston local.” A recent article celebrates the heritage restoration […]


  • Janet and Mike Green Exhibition Opening and Artist Talks

    Missed the pleasure of our most recent exhibition opening? Eager to hear an insider’s view about the artworks? Videos of the exhibition opening for Alice and Beyond: Recent work by Janet and Mike Green, with opening remarks by Rod James, along with individual conversations with both Mike and Janet, are now all available for viewing […]


  • In Conversation with Mike Green

    Mike Green Drought's End 82 x 109cm

    Enjoy a brief teaser of the video, In Conversation with Mike Green, which will be uploaded in full to our website next week, along with In Conversation with Janet Green and the exhibition opening speeches. ALICE AND BEYOND: Recent Paintings by Janet and Mike Green 17 November – 15 December 2018 https://www.facebook.com/LauraineDigginsFineArt/videos/283096082561029/


  • Sidney Nolan documentary screening Tues 6 November

    Sidney Nolan ABC TV 6 Nov 9.30pm

    Following last week’s documentary on John Peter Russell (which you can now catch on iview), this Tuesday 6th November the ABC is screening a documentary on Sidney Nolan at 9.30pm. Nolan’s iconic imagery, especially his Kelly series, is ingrained in the Australian psyche. Everyone feels they know Nolan, but that is far from the truth.


  • John Peter Russell documentary screening Tuesday 30 October

    John Peter Russell documentary

    In conjunction with the current exhibition of John Peter Russell at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, a documentary about this fascinating artist will be screened on ABC television Tuesday 30th October at 9.30pm. Australia’s Lost Impressionist examines the relationships and influence of John Peter Russell within the French avant-garde in the late 1880s. Part […]


  • Vale Mirka Mora

    We pay tribute to Mirka Mora who recently passed away, aged 90, and was remembered and celebrated on Tuesday at a State Memorial at the Palais Theatre. Remembered and celebrated for her joie de vivre and for the indelible impression she has made on Melbourne city, through her personality; her art and the sophistication brought […]