Aboriginal Art Directory Exhibitions

Exhibitions
THE ANNIVERSARY NATSIAAs

THE ANNIVERSARY NATSIAAs

Industry
It's a big anniversary year for the National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards - aka The Telstras. As Luke Scholes, the newish Curator of Aboriginal Art & Material Culture points out, 2016 celebrates 40 years of Aboriginal Land... » Read More

 

KEN SISTERS WIN THE WYNNE!

KEN SISTERS WIN THE WYNNE!

Event
It's that time of year again when the Art Gallery of NSW gets down and populist with its Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes announced today. The Archibald is the 'Big Telstra' equivalent, of course. But the greatest Indigenous significance this... » Read More

 

STREETS OF PAPUNYA

STREETS OF PAPUNYA

Exhibition
It's impossible to see it on the ground. You need to be in the air over Papunya to discover that, rather than being laid out like some white 'burb in the middle of nowhere, this legendary dumping place for desert... » Read More

 

Ken Sisters to Win the Wynne?

Ken Sisters to Win the Wynne?

Exhibition
It's that time of year again when the Art Gallery of NSW gets down and populist with its Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes to be announced next Friday. The Archibald is the 'Big Telstra' equivalent, of course. But the greatest... » Read More

 

PILBARA 'JEWEL IN THE CROWN'

PILBARA 'JEWEL IN THE CROWN'

Event
At the beginning of May, Western Australia's 29 Aboriginal art centres received the huge boost of the opening of the $8 million East Pilbara Art Centre, home to one of the state’s most successful art groupings, Martumili Artists. We've received... » Read More

 

ART INSTALLATIONS ALL OVER

ART INSTALLATIONS ALL OVER

Event
Telstra is celebrating its 25-year association with National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (the NATSIAAs) by bringing the event out of Darwin with a series of installations of Aboriginal art in southern cities. It's the first time that... » Read More

 

The Actor, Deputy Lord Mayor, Academics & Students in Newcastle

The Actor, Deputy Lord Mayor, Academics & Students in Newcastle

Exhibition
Reconciliation Week starts this coming Friday, 27 May 2016, and the Newcastle Art Gallery (NAG) are running BLACK WHITE & RESTIVE which celebrates the work of over 60 artists and their cross-cultural art practices. It will be opened by the... » Read More

 

FINALISTS FOR NATSIAAS ANNOUNCED

FINALISTS FOR NATSIAAS ANNOUNCED

Event
It looks as though my predictions regarding the selection of finalists for the 2016 Telstra NATSIAAs have come true with more than a quarter of the fortunate 75 finalists originating in the southern cities rather than northern communities. This is... » Read More

 

From The Streets of Papunya to Papunya Tjupi

From The Streets of Papunya to Papunya Tjupi

Exhibition
Vivien Johnson's Streets of Papunya has arrived at RMIT Gallery in Melbourne on its Australian tour. Developed to accompany her beautifully illustrated book by the same name the exhibition features paintings by the men who founded the desert art movement,... » Read More

 

Artitja's Utopia with Janet Holmes a Court

Artitja's Utopia with Janet Holmes a Court

Exhibition
An exhibition of Utopian art which was opened by Janet Holmes a Court has been a great success for South Fremantle gallery, Artitja Fine Art. Gallery Director, Anna Kanaris, says Standing on Ceremony: The Utopia Journey attracted a full house,... » Read More

 

SALLY GABORI RETROSPECTIVE

SALLY GABORI RETROSPECTIVE

Exhibition
The fascinating career of the late Bentinck Island artist and senior Kaiadilt woman Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori (c.1924–2015) is explored in a retrospective exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery from tomorrow. There's a catalogue with illuminating essays, but the best... » Read More

 

Rohr's Remedy

Rohr's Remedy

Exhibition
Every industry has them, those bright sparks of individual determination and courage - women who manage to champion their passion against the toughest of odds. They are pioneers of sorts, like Helen Read who flew to Paris to organise an... » Read More

 

The Good Life in Adelaide This Week

The Good Life in Adelaide This Week

Exhibition
They say good things come in 3's and at Tandanya this week that's no exception - so if you're in Adelaide or plan to be, a visit there is a must. Here are the three exhibitions on now: Saltwater Country... » Read More

 

BILL HARNEY

BILL HARNEY

Exhibition
A new exhibition opens today in the NT bringing to life a culture passing out of memory and one man’s remarkable journey to share the remaining vestiges of his Wardaman people with the world. 'Yidumduma Bill Harney: Bush Professor' is... » Read More

 

SHIFTING THE BLINDFOLD

SHIFTING THE BLINDFOLD

Exhibition
The Black Armband thrives, it seems. Not the Black Arm Band – which gets to play its 10th-anniversary concerts soon. Rather the school of historical study that hit the headlines in the 90s under the leadership of Henry Reynolds to... » Read More