way out west | 24 June - 16 July

Australia’s desert landscapes, regarded as the ‘outback’ of Australia, have long been a great inspiration for artists. But it is the artists of the Western Desert, way out west from Alice Springs, that have taken the world by storm with their powerful and unique art; designs and im... [More]

Artwork of the Week: Gurindji Janginyina ( Lightning at Gurindji ) by Sarrita King 120 x 180cm

Sarrita King has always been inspired by the world around her. Much of her interpretation of the natural world and its elements has come from her father, the late William King. William was an amazing artist who had a gift in connecting people with the world through his art. Sarrita explains,’... [More]

Atnwengerrp Revisited | 20 May - 12 June

Sacred, traditional, historical and ceremonial elements are interwoven in a dynamic family show featuring Barbara Weir, Charmaine Pwerle, Teresa Purla and Lizzie Pwerle. Barbara and her family continue to push boundaries, experimenting with different painting styles and techniques in this latest bod... [More]

FLASH SALE! 20% off all ochre artworks !

Tomorrow we start our two week FLASH SALE on all of our beautiful ochre artworks! I was captivated by these works a while back and it’s hard not to be! Some works have thick layers of traditional pigments – Classic Kimberleys. While others have traces of everyday life in the bush; dust,... [More]

A sudden change in our exhibition schedule

Unfortunately Helen McCarthy Tyalmuty is suffering from very poor health and has been unable to complete the new works that we were expecting for her upcoming show:  Helen McCarthy Tyalmuty | Family Matters | 15 April - 7 May  She persevered with it for some time but has had to... [More]

Artwork of the Week: Mina Mina Dreaming by Judy Napangardi Watson 150 x 225cm

Date Created: 2012 About the Artist: Where do you start...bold, vivacious and absolutely enchanting are words commonly used to describe the great Judy Napangardi Watson and her art.  Judy was born around 1935 at Yarungkanji, Mt. Doreen Station, at the time when many Warlpiri and other Centra... [More]

Holiday Trading Hours

YES - WE ARE OPEN! we are open every day 10am - 6pm except for:    Tuesday 6 December - CLOSED    Saturday 24 December - CLOSED Sunday 25 December - CLOSED Monday 26 December - CLOSED Tuesday 27 December - CLOSED   Saturday 31 December - C... [More]

November Exhibition

New Inspiration   After travelling widely through Australia, artist Helen McCarthy Tyalmuty has returned to her home in Daly River. Returning to country has seen an amazing new surge of creative output, which will hang in the charcoal gallery for the month of November. Online Exhibition will... [More]

October Artist in Residence: Sarrita King

Image © Saville Coble Fresh from her recent travels to central Australia, Sarrita King joins Kate Owen Gallery as our resident artist in October Expect to see some exciting new styles as Sarrita draws upon the inspiration gained from her reconnection with her desert roots and her fellow ... [More]

Current Exhibition

Vast Interiors 30 July – 28 August A unique installation that fuses decorative and fine art pieces Kate Owen Gallery & Sounds Like Home have collaborated on a unique installation; showcasing how Indigenous artworks expressing ancient themes and landscapes can enhance contemporary livi... [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

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