Discover Brisbane’s Laneway Art Scene

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Discover Brisbane’s Laneway Art Scene

Visiting a big city is a fantastic opportunity to visit Art Galleries and Brisbane is no exception, not only does the city offer the large Queensland Art Galleries there are also many unique and inspiring small galleries to discover.


Edwina Corlette Gallery

Edwina Corlette Gallery encompasses works by 15 resident artists.

Up and coming exhibitions:

24 August – 23 September, COAST is a group exhibition featuring 7 of the galleries resident artists and the Maningrida Artists

7 – 10 September, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Belem Lett

3 – 19 October, Amber Wallis ‘Part Time Paintings’

2/555 Brunswick St New Farm

Red Sand Art Gallery

Red Sand is a well known and reputable dealer of fine Aboriginal Art, artists are predominantly from the Utopia Homelands in the regions surrounding Central Australia and Alice Springs.

At Red Sand Art Gallery you can see and buy authentic Australian Aboriginal artifacts, souvenirs, didgeridoos and art works by featured artists.

27 Campbell St Paddington

William Robinson Gallery

William Robinson Gallery celebrates and honours the life and work of famous Australian artist William Robinson. The gallery features annual exhibitions of Robinson’s works which range from contemporary landscapes to still-life and portraits.

Born in 1936 he pursued a career in teaching which lead into the field of the arts. In 1988 he was awarded the Archibald Prize for portraiture and there after left teaching and followed a fulltime career as a professional artist.

William Robinson’s works are highly regarded and his first Archibald Prize certainly isn’t his last, at the age of 81 he continues to live and work in Brisbane.

Current Exhibition:
14 July 2017 – 25 June 2018. Eternal Present – the still life paintings of William Robinson

Old Government House, QLD University, Brisbane CBD

Phillip Bacon Galleries

Phillip Bacon Galleries opened in 1974, this well-established gallery exhibits many of Australia’s most celebrated and senior contemporary artists. Phillip Bacon Galleries are Brisbane’s leading  commercial gallery and an integral part of Brisbane’s successful art scene.

Upcoming Exhibitions:

22 August – 16 September, John Honeywill, Lawrence Daws

19 September – 14 October, The Still Life

12 October – 28 October, Cressida Campbell – Sydney Exhibition

17 October – 11 November, June Tupicoff

2 Arthur St Fortitude Valley

This is just a small selection of art galleries on offering in Brisbane. Come and enjoy Brisbane’s flourishing art scene with an amazing array of galleries exhibiting local artists, emerging artists, famous contemporary Australian artists and highly regarded Aboriginal Fine Artists. In Brisbane there is much to discover in the world of art, come and discover, be inspired and amazed by Australia’s talented artists.

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