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New Year welcomes new works from two exponents of aboriginal art

Alcaston Gallery will honour the beginning of the 2016 exhibition calendar with a showcase of dynamic new paintings from two celebrated aboriginal art practitioners. Freddy Ken and Ray Ken hail from the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands, South Australia, and both have a lasting connection with Tjala Arts, the Aboriginal owned and managed centre that sells artwork read more

Aboriginal Art Ray Ken

Naomi Hobson exhibition extends the scope of aboriginal art

Naomi Hobson’s upcoming exhibition with Alcaston Gallery marks a significant new chapter for the artist. Emerging as a highly regarded practitioner in aboriginal art, the far north Queensland painter’s beginnings at Alcaston Gallery were promising, with her debut exhibition in 2013 a sell-out; in this her fourth solo exhibition with the gallery, titled ‘Ngaachi Ngunama read more

Aboriginal Art Form over line - Naomi Hobson's latest work takes a new direction

Melbourne art gallery’s ‘Tjala Men’ exhibition showcases key aboriginal art practitioners

Alcaston Gallery’s current exhibition comprises a compelling showcase of new works by four renowned Aboriginal Art practitioners from South Australia. The Melbourne art gallery’s ‘Tjala Men’ show opened on 5 September and runs until 18 September.   Hailing from Anangu country, the land where sacred sites include such iconic land forms as Uluru and Kata Tjuta, the four read more

Aboriginal Art Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands

Contemporary Australian, Pacific and Aboriginal Art from Alcaston Gallery on show at Sydney Contemporary 15

  Significant works by contemporary Australian and Pacific artists, including Aboriginal Art from Alcaston Gallery’s stable of artists will be showcased at the Sydney Contemporary 15 art fair in September.   Described as Australasia’s largest and most diverse international art fair, the second Sydney Contemporary 15 will take place from 10 to 13 September at the read more

Aboriginal Art Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda (Sally Gabori): Dibirdibi Country 2012 - Synthetic polymer paint on linen