26 August 2015

Philip Bacon Galleries is now on Instagram
Please visit us @philipbacongalleries to see the latest news on our artists, exhibitions, and other happenings around the art world.

17 April 2015

Peter Boggs at Newcastle Art Gallery
Different Realities: Peter Boggs will be on display at the Newcastle Art Gallery from 13 June to 30 August 2015.

Following on from a very successful retrospective at Orange Regional Gallery in 2014, this exhibition features many of his elegant Italian garden works plus his atmospheric urban scenes and interiors.

The Newcastle Art Gallery is open 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday, and more information can be found on their website.

31 March 2015

Robert Brownhall at USQ Arts Gallery
The USQ Arts Gallery in Toowoomba will be exhibiting a collection of Robert Brownhall's work from 7 April to 14 May 2015. The exhibition will include his signature urban scenes as well as a number of works featuring Toowoomba and Darling Downs scenes as subject matter.

Free Admission. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm at the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba. Please visit the USQ Arts Gallery's website for more information.

6 September 2014

Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize 2014
Five of Philip Bacon Galleries' artists have been invited to display works in the 2014 Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize. Peter Anderson, Peter Boggs, Robert Brownhall, Neil Frazer, and June Tupicoff have all been included, and their work will be on display at Waterfront Place until the 19th of September.

The Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize is a $30,000 acquisitive prize held every year. For more information on the Prize, please visit Tattersall's website.

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.

4 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.

18 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.

6 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.