Aboriginal Art Directory Exhibitions

Exhibitions
THE WYNNE'S A WINNER AGAIN

THE WYNNE'S A WINNER AGAIN

Exhibition
It's been a process that's built and built over 3 years. For this year, the prestigious Wynne Prize of $50,000, offered annually since 1897 by the Art Gallery of NSW for landscape painting, has welcomed into its bosom 17 works... » Read More

 

NATSIAA FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

NATSIAA FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Exhibition
The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is delighted to announce 67 works have been selected from 308 entries to be part of the country’s most prestigious national Indigenous art awards, the Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres... » Read More

 

ENGLAND'S EMILY?

ENGLAND'S EMILY?

Exhibition
Poor old Emily.....first there was the Qantas plane named after her with an artwork that didn't look like her's, and now Damien Hirst. Much puffing and blowing has occurred since images of the once-YBA Hirst's 'Veil Paintings' first appeared in... » Read More

 

THE SONGKEEPERS

THE SONGKEEPERS

Event
Weird coincidences abound, don't they? On the day that I saw a preview of the delicious documentary, 'The Songkeepers' about the (mainly) women's choirs that are a key part of cultural maintenance in remote desert communities, I also caught up... » Read More

 

ON GADI COUNTRY

ON GADI COUNTRY

Event
In an extraordinary first – extraordinary because it's the first time in 180-odd years that the Australian Museum in Sydney has taken the opportunity to celebrate the local Gadigal culture – we're in the middle of 'Weave', a Festival of... » Read More

 

SPECIAL REQUEST

SPECIAL REQUEST

Exhibition
Wiradjuri artist Jonathan Jones is working on a project for this year's Asia Pacific Triennial which requires a lot of feathers – native bird feathers. It's all about understanding the wind as an important part of understanding Country. Winds bring... » Read More

 

Gapu-Monuk – Saltwater Barks

Gapu-Monuk – Saltwater Barks

Exhibition
Probably the finest exhibition of Aboriginal art on in Sydney currently is at an unlikely venue – the National Maritime Museum on Darling Harbour. The barks and other artworks on show are a rich heritage from the 1990s. But, part... » Read More

 

SONGLINES SYMPOSIUM

SONGLINES SYMPOSIUM

Event
Details have just been released of the Symposium which will bring to an end the important 'Songlines : Tracking the Seven Sisters' exhibition at the National Museum in Canberra. Here's Chief Curator, Margo Neale, to explain: “Just letting you know... » Read More

 

SONGLINES – TRACKING THE SEVEN SISTERS

SONGLINES – TRACKING THE SEVEN SISTERS

Exhibition
Back a'while, Banjo Paterson saw the outback as ”a land half-made”.....”Far to the Northward there lies a land, A great grey chaos -- a land half made, Where endless space is and no life stirreth; And the soul of a... » Read More

 

Dennis Nona Emerges in Hobart

Dennis Nona Emerges in Hobart

Exhibition
After a number of years behind bars in Canberra for sex crimes committed when he was a student, and much discussion about the removal of his art from public display – eg the National Gallery pulled his Ubirikubiri bronze sculpture... » Read More

 

Great Artists, Great Stories, Limited Time

Great Artists, Great Stories, Limited Time

Australia
The sale of a collection of five works by the most elite of the original Papunya Masters at 15-20% discount has been extended until 25th of December 2017 (when unsold works will be withdrawn). These artists have achieved some of... » Read More

 

Moodoonuthi - 'Little One'

Moodoonuthi - 'Little One'

Exhibition
The second generation of the acclaimed Bentinck Island artists – famously lead by the late Sally Gabori – is emerging with its own distinctive style. Just like Gabori, who covered canvases in huge blocks of radiant colour in order to... » Read More

 

20% Off until End November

20% Off until End November

Exhibition
A collection of seven works by the original Papunya Tula Aboriginal artists is being offered at 15-20% discount until the end of November 2017 (when the works will be removed). These paintings are arguably the best on the market at... » Read More

 

THE APY LANDS COME TO SYDNEY

THE APY LANDS COME TO SYDNEY

Exhibition
Exciting and slightly controversial news – artworks by artists from the ever-fruitful APY Lands in the north of South Australia will be sold directly to the Sydney public at a Darlinghurst gallery from next year. The news hit the ground... » Read More

 

Entries Open for 2018 NATSIAAs

Entries Open for 2018 NATSIAAs

Industry
Entries are open for the 2018 NATSIAAs, now awarding $80,000 in prizes including the prestigious Telstra Award (the most outstanding work in the exhibition, $50,000) and prizes in the following categories: Telstra Bark Painting Award $5000 Telstra General Painting Award... » Read More