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]

Artwork of the Week: Awelye by Charmaine Pwerle 122 x 183cm

About the Artist: Charmaine Pwerle is the daughter of artist Barbara Weir and granddaughter of Minnie Pwerle. Charmaine was born in Alice Springs in 1975 and has four daughters, a son and a step-daughter. Charmaine attended the Utopia school until the age of 7 when she was sent to Adelaide to impro... [More]

Lockhart River Mob | 18 March - 9 April

It is with great excitement that we introduce a new stable of artists to Kate Owen Gallery with our inaugural exhibition, Lockhart River Mob. The artists come from Sandbeach Culture and Community; five distinct clan groups that live in one of the most precious natural environments on the east coast... [More]

Home is Where the ART is!

If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram, you would have seen our posts about one of our clients being featured in this month's issue of Home beautiful magazine!   I don't know about you, but I think Sarrita King's Ancestors piece adds such a beautiful sophistication to the space :-) ... [More]

Obituary: Kudditji Kngwarreye

  Our dear old friend, Kudditji Kngwarreye passed away peacefully last week.  The Aboriginal Art Association of Australia broke the news after calling Old Timers Village in Alice Springs and confirming the news with the nurses.  We send our condolences to the family and the Utopia co... [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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