Staff Pick of the Week – by Mathieson

As soon as we received the works by Walala Tjapaltjarri the visual effects employed were instantly effective: the use of a relatively simple, almost monochromatic colour palette and bold geometric shapes of varying size made my eyes wander over the canvas as though I had no control over them. Despit... [More]

What’s on your <3 Wish List?

In case you haven’t noticed we have a recent addition to our website which we’re very excited about!It’s called ‘My Wish List’, it’s located in the upper right hand corner of your screen and basically allows you to create a wish list of works from our site.While v... [More]

Easter Operating Hours

Just so you’re all aware our operating hours for the Easter / ANZAC long (long) weekend are as follows:Friday 22nd  – CLOSEDSaturday 23rd  – OPEN (11am – 6pm)Sunday 24th – CLOSEDMonday 25th – CLOSEDTuesday 26th – CLOSED To arrange an appointment p... [More]

Staff Pick of the Week - by Jacqui

Hello!  This is my first blog entry, so I will start by introducing myself- my name is Jacqui and I am responsible for entering all new artworks into the system so they appear on the website and are ready for sale.  It’s a great job because I’m first to see all the new painting... [More]

Staff Pick of the Week - by Nick

The small works we have at the gallery by Nora Wompi are little gems.  Deceptively simple, their immediacy and raw power grab your attention.  There is a hypnotic element to the crude concentric circles that trap your eye.  Executed with supreme confidence, Nora’s paintings are ... [More]

Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Despite occurring some time ago we here at Kate Owen Gallery are still very, very impressed with this effort by the Tjanpi Desert Weavers: in 2005 20 women spent 3 weeks to create a weaved model of a Toyota.  Measuring in at 4 x 2 m the work was entirely created out of raffia, grass, jute strin... [More]

Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Despite occurring some time ago we here at Kate Owen Gallery are still very, very impressed with this effort by the Tjanpi Desert Weavers: in 2005 20 women spent 3 weeks to create a weaved model of a Toyota.  Measuring in at 4 x 2 m the work was entirely created out of raffia, grass, jute strin... [More]

Staff Pick of the Week - by Carrie

As all great art should do, this work by the esteemed Dorothy Napangardi grabbed me straight away, truly love at first site! The work is subtle and intricate, refined and elegant. Irregular dotting and the introduction of an earthy, warm tone unlike Dorothy's usual black and white, means the paintin... [More]

about our gallery

KO LogoThe Kate Owen Gallery specialises in quality, contemporary Australian Aboriginal artworks, individually selected to bring that 'wow factor' to modern interiors.  Most of our visitors are amazed to see the wide range of different expression adopted by our indigenous artists.  Many who previously had no interest in Aboriginal Art, have their 'eyes opened' to it for the first time, by the sheer beauty and diversity around them.

About the Authors

Entries can come from any of us:

Daniel, Nick, Surrey, Kirby, Liz, Sandra, Jen or me (Geoff).