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]

Journey Tracks | Tony Sorby's First Solo Show at Kate Owen Gallery | 9 February 5 March

There are many great pleasures working at Kate Owen Gallery, but none gives me more joy than meeting the artists and hearing their stories. When Tony Sorby arrives with his latest body of work, you’re greeted with a smile and sense of joy that lights up a room. A powerful optimism which I b... [More]

Artwork of the Week: Untitled by Angelina Nampijinpa Tasman 46 x 107cm

Created in Yuendumu in 2016  About the Artist Angelina is an exciting artist from Yuendumu and paints for Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation. She was born in 1951 at Mount Doreen Station and moved to the remote community of Yuendumu (roughly 300kms North West of Alice Springs) when ... [More]

Artwork of the Week: Rockholes at Mina Mina by Dorothy Napangardi 198 x 198cm

Created in 2013 in Alice Springs   About the Artist Dorothy Napangardi (c.1950-2013) was the master of movement. Her dotted representations of the landscape around her country are truly captivating and have made her one of the most well-known Australian Aboriginal artists. Dorothy had g... [More]

Sorry Business: Vale Trevor 'Turbo' Brown

Sad News I'm afraid - we have just got word that the much loved artist, Trevor 'Turbo' Brown, has passed away quite suddenly. The KOG Crew are shocked and deeply saddened by the news, and out of respect we have removed all of his artwork from our website until we have time to process the announcemen... [More]

Artwork of the Week: Marrapinti by Naata Nungurrayi 183 x 245cm

Created in 2012 at Alice Springs, NT  About the Artist: Naata Nungurrayi is a respected senior elder and is recognised as a highly important artist in the Kintore women's artist movement. The Dreamings that Naata paints depict sacred women's sites and women's ceremonies in the Kintore an... [More]

Holiday Trading Hours

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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]

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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