Polly Ngale | Arnwetky

On display in the charcoal gallery. Can't visit the gallery? View our online exhibition here.  click on image above to view the exhibition catalogue Polly Ngale is one of the most senior custodians of her country Ahalpere, in the heart of Utopia, located in the north west corner of ... [More]

Defining Tradition | black & white

We are delighted to present our third exhibition in the 'defining tradition' exhibition series. In this show, we are celebrating the trailblazing artists who moved away from colour and pursued a more minimalistic style. Inspired by ancient Dreamings and the Australian landscape, their works are... [More]

Gallery News

What an incredible start to the year it has been for the KOG Crew. Here's a summary of 2019 so far; exhibitions and artist in residence programs So far we've held two exhibitions in our 'defining tradition' series, with more planned later in the year and extending in to the 2020 exhibition schedul... [More]

Understanding Colour

The artists represented at Kate Owen Gallery have a magnificent sense of colour. They instinctively use original and vital colour in a balanced and harmonious way on the canvas. Most of us, however, are not so lucky. Sometimes we feel that we have a colour scheme for the home or office, but often, h... [More]

Desert Mob 2018

The feature artwork for Desert Mob 2018, ‘Ngura (Country)’, a collaborative work by Mumu Mike Williams, Kunmanara Martin and Sammy Dodd of Mimili Maku Arts Earlier this year, the Kate Owen Gallery team attended Desert Mob in Alice Springs. Desert Mob is a unique annual event that brings... [More]

A Day in Utopia with Barbara Weir

Earlier this year, we visited the remote community of Utopia (Urapuntja) with renowned artist Barbara Weir. Here, KOG Crew member, Elizabeth Geyer, recalls some of the highlights of the day. article          |       &nb... [More]

End of year sale at Kate Owen Gallery

Can you believe it; we’re entering the festive season once again! As we look back on the year that was, we have been truly privileged to put on some incredible exhibitions this year. We wish to express our sincere thanks to our loyal customers for another brilliant year, but our deepest grati... [More]

Tommy Watson | KOG Perspectives

The Kate Owen Gallery staff have had the pleasure and privilege to be surrounded by the art of Tommy Watson for the last couple of weeks during our stellar show Tommy Watson | Desert Legend. Here the KOG Crew share their insights, gush over their favourite pieces, and reflect on the legacy of this r... [More]

Meet The King Sisters!

We are absolutely thrilled Tarisse & Sarrita has accepted our invitation to be part of our artist in residence program – they truly embody the exciting next generation of artists who will no doubt spearhead the Aboriginal art movement in years to come Tarisse & Sarrita will set up the... [More]

Visitor Picks!

Tully and his brother were thrilled their parents decided to buy "3 Kookaburras in the Sun" by artist Trevor Turbo Brown. Tully loved the quirkiness of the painting and was interested in the artist's remarkable story; Aidan loved the colourful design.