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]

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]

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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