10 July 2014

Wynne Prize 2014
Tim Storrier and Philip Wolfhagen have been included as finalists in the 2014 Wynne Prize, at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

The Wynne Prize is awarded to the best painting of the Australian landscape or figure sculpture. 

Finalists' works will be on display at the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 19 July to 28 September 2014.

10 July 2014

Archibald Prize 2014
Three of Philip Bacon Galleries' artists--Peter Churcher, Wendy Sharpe, and Tim Storrier--have been included as finalists in the 2014 Archibald Prize.

The prize will be showing at the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 19 July to 28 September 2014, before touring regional venues in New South Wales. The prize itself will be judged by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, and the winner will be announced shortly. 

Tim Storrier's portrait of Barry Humphries as his character Sir Les Patterson has won the Packing Room Prize. 

More information about the Archibald Prize can be found at the Art Gallery of New South Wales website.

31 May 2014

Remembering the Johnstone Galleries, at UQ Art Museum
Remembering Brian and Marjorie Johnstone's Galleries is now on display at the UQ Art Museum, St Lucia, bringing together a number of works sold through their galleries as well as scrapbooks, photographs, and other historical memorabilia. Many of the items on display come from the State Library of Queensland's Johnstone Gallery Archive.

Admission is free, and the exhibition runs until the 17th of August 2014. Please visit the UQ Art Museum website for more information.

5 April 2014

Sam Fullbrook at Queensland Art Gallery
Sam Fullbrook: Delicate Beauty is now on display at the Queensland Art Gallery, until 10th August 2014. This is the first major exhibition of Fullbrook's work in twenty years and it includes striking landscapes and portraits from many private and public collections. A beautiful full colour catalogue has been produced for the show.

Admission is free. For more information, visit the Queensland Art Gallery's website.

19 March 2014

Robert Brownhall - Winner, Speaker's Art Prize
Brisbane-based realist painter Robert Brownhall has been awarded the Speaker's Art Prize, courtesy of Queensland Parliament and the Flying Arts Alliance. The prize is awarded to a Queensland artist commissioned to create a painting, drawing, or sketch of Queensland's Parliament House, and the award was presented by the Hon Fiona Simpson MP at a reception this week.

7 March 2014

Moreton Bay at Museum of Brisbane
The many lives of Moreton Bay is now on display at the Museum of Brisbane until 12 October 2014, featuring a number of works by Ralph Wilson, Charles Blackman, and other important Queensland artists such as William Bustard and Kenneth Macqueen.

Exhibition entry is free, and the Museum can be found on the third floor of Brisbane City Hall, at King George Square between Adelaide and Ann Streets. The Museum of Brisbane is open 10am to 5pm every day.

4 February 2014

Peter Boggs at Orange Regional Gallery
A retrospective of Peter Boggs' work, titled Mysterious realities: The art of Peter Boggs, will be on display at the Orange Regional Gallery, New South Wales, from 28 March to 4 May 2014. The exhibition will include works from his signature Boboli Gardens series as well as his delicate Australian inland townscapes, and it will be opened by Professor Sasha Grishin, head of art history at the Australian National University.

Orange Regional Gallery is open 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday, and 12pm to 4pm on Sundays. Entry is free. 

Please visit Orange Regional Gallery's website for more information.