ALCASTON GALLERY AT CIAF
Alcaston Gallery was delighted to return to Cairns Indigenous Art Fair in 2023 at the Cairns Convention Centre from 13 - 16 July 2023 to celebrate one of Australia’s, and importantly Queensland’s, most significant contemporary artists, the late Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda SALLY GABORI (c.1924 - 2015), together with her daughters Amanda Jane Gabori, Dorothy Gabori and Elsie Gabori.
TIGER YALTANGKI ON ABC'S 'ART WORKS
Be sure to catch amazing recent works by Tiger Yaltangki featured on Art Works, which aired on Sunday 9th July 2023 on ABC. This special NAIDOC week episode, hosted by guest host Rowdie Walden, Art Works shares the most inspiring, surprising, and formative ways that Australian creatives are telling our stories today.
Ben McKeown featured in "Dig Deeper" documentary
The Australian documentary Dig Deeper (2023), released as part of the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival MDFF, explores contemporary First Nations Art through four well-known indigenous artists - Maree Clarke, Blak Douglas, Penny Evans and Ben McKeown (pictured above).
The documentary written and directed by Mark Street and produced by Fiona Cochrane offers an incredible insight into the artist’s unique creative processes. The documentary represents contemporary art as expressing personal stories and historical injustice.
Special encore screening this Friday 28 July 2023, 6pm at Cinema NOVA
Shirley Macnamara finalist in the Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award 2023
Congratulations to Alcaston Gallery represented artist Shirley Macnamara who is a finalist in the 2023 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award.
The award celebrates contemporary sculptures from artists around Australia, culminating in an exhibition of finalists' work held from 23 August 13 October 2023 at the Deakin University Art Gallery.
For more information, please visit the Deakin University website
TIGER YALTANGKI'S MEET THE ARTIST EVENT WAS A GREAT SUCCESS
TIGRE YALTANGKI's recent meet the artist event was an amazing occasion joined by his friend and collaborator, guitarist-composer JEREMY WHISKEY, who performed a beautiful original solo electric guitar set at the event. Alcaston Gallery clients were able to enjoy a taste of the rock music that inspires Tiger so much and shapes his artistic output, performed by both Tiger Yaltangki and Jeremy Whiskey. Thank you, Tiger, for coming the long way to Melbourne to honour us with your presence!