Australia's Queen of the Desert

We have just received an exciting new body of work by Australia's most significant female Aboriginal artist living & working today - Gloria Petyarre!  Gloria Petyarre burst onto the Australian art scene in 1999 when she won the prestigious Wynne Prize for Landscape. She was the first Indig... [More]

Dorothy Remembered

We all know of one famous Dorothy who said “there’s no place like home”. We’d like to introduce you to another Dorothy who, through her captivating art, was able to show the whole world the beauty of her home, known as Mina Mina. As a child Dorothy experienced unconditional ... [More]

Shorty Jangala Robertson

  To view Shorty's artworks - click here Sad news I'm afraid - we have just got word that Shorty Jangala Robertson has passed away. Robertson was born at Jila (Chilla Well), a large soakage and claypan north-west of Yuendumu. He lived a nomadic hunter-gatherer lifestyle with his parents, old... [More]

Sarrita King - Our Inaugural Artist In Residence

Back in 2009, Kate Owen Gallery was proud to present the 3 Kings exhibition, where Sarrita and Tarisse paid homage to their father, the highly respected artist and elder, William King Jungala (1966 – 2007). Back then, the girls wove their own styles with that of their father and produced fasci... [More]

from little things, big things grow - the art & artists of papunya

      Left: Ronnie Tjampitjinpa painting Tingari-Fire Dreaming Middle: Clifford Possum painting Night Sky Story Right: Johnny Warangkula Tjupurula The exhibition title from little things big things grow comes from the song of the same name by Australian arti... [More]

Tjapaltjarri Sale 20% - 70% off!

Tjapaltjarri Aboriginal Art Sale 20% - 70% off all Tjapaltjarri artists- Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri,
Dr George Ward Tjapaltjarri, Hilary Tjapaltjarri, Mick Namarari Japaljarri, Paddy Japaljarri Sims, Thomas Tjapaltjarri, Walala Tjapaltjarri, Warlimpirringa Tjapaltjarri [More]

Wynne Prize Finalist 2014

We are proud to congratulate  YINARUPA NANGALA on being selected as a finalist in the Wynne Prize 2014 The Wynne Prize is awarded annually for 'the best landscape painting of Australian scenery in oils or watercolours or for the best example of figure sculpture by Australian artists’.... [More]

Sneak Peek !!

We have a new addition to the Collectors' Gallery:   a spectacular 135 x 542 cm piece by the great Dr George Ward Tjapaltjarri titled Tingari it has to be seen to be believed - make sure you visit the gallery soon to see this powerful piece - no doubt it will be the centrepiece of a corporat... [More]

Aboriginal Art on Sale

This weekend, Kate Owen Gallery launches its commitment to 250+  artworks on sale all day, every day! that's right - for 365 days a year we will have an amazing range of sale pieces at  20% - 80% off There are some cracking bargains to be had – so make sure you hurry to check ou... [More]

25% off All Artworks from Utopia – No Exceptions!

Sale Starts Tomorrow at 10am & Finishes at 6pm Sunday 1 June Over 400 artworks by your favourite artists are on sale for two weeks only! Even deceased artists such as Minnie Pwerle, Indigenous masters like Kudditji Kngwarreye and our gorgeous 30x30cm range have 25% off - no exceptions! &n... [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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