Charlie McMahon Free Concert

  The fabulous Charlie McMahon is gracing the gallery today with a spontaneous gig - starts at 4pm at our gallery, 680 Darling Street, Rozelle. Come along and enjoy his performance on Digeridoo and his own invention the Digeribone!  All are welcome.  

What’s In The Stockroom? Kurrajong Bush Medicine Leaf Dreaming

Louise Numina is from Stirling Station near Tennant Creek. She is the niece of both Gloria and Kathleen Petyarre. Like Gloria Louise paints the dreaming of the Kurrajong leaves. In Aboriginal culture women collect these leaves from around the central desert area. They are used for medicinal purposes in pain relief and also applied to cuts and bruises. My eye is always drawn to Louise's work. Her brush work is confident and subtle and her colours and compositions are always balanced and pleasing. In short, Louise knows how to paint, and this is no surprise as she is a Fine Arts graduate from the Northern Territory University. This fine arts background adds a unique element to her traditional Bush Medicine leaf dreamings. [More]

What’s new to the Collectors’ Gallery

Our sun-filled third floor gallery has been glowing with stunning artworks of both exceptional aesthetic merit as well as historical significance since October last year. By dedicating this expansive space solely to museum-quality pieces, our collection has grown significantly as we continue to acquire special works by those artists who have marked their place within the history of the Aboriginal art movement. [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.

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