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Collection Focus: Alun Leach-Jones

02.11.06 - 28.01.07

2 November 2006 - 28 January 2007

Alun Leach-Jones - Collection Focus features prints covering the period 1963-2006.

The Field exhibition was held at the National Gallery of Victoria's then newly opened St Kilda Road premises (now the home of National Gallery of Victoria: International) in 1968. Alun Leach-Jones, at the age of 31, was included in this ground-breaking exhibition. Colour-field and hard-edge abstraction were the order of the day, and Leach-Jones excelled. His commitment to abstraction has not waned over almost thirty years since The Field aided in raising his profile.

Collection Focus: Ron McBurnie

02.11.06 - 28.01.07

2 November 2006 - 28 January 2007

Based in Townsville, Ron McBurnie is one of Australia's leading contemporary printmakers. The predominant theme of McBurnie's art is the life and lifestyle of far north Queensland which he interprets with a good deal of humour and parody.

Beyond the Edge of Town: Landscapes in the Collection

11.01.07 - 11.03.07

11 January - 11 March 2007

Beyond the Edge of Town explores artists' responses to the beauty, isolation and spiritual importance of the countryside.

Jan Senbergs Drawings

09.02.07 - 25.03.07

9 February to 25 March 2007

Jan Senbergs is unquestionably one of Australia's greatest living artists. His images of our urban habitat, industrial landscape, coastline and hinterland contribute to our understanding of place. The exhibition focuses on Senbergs' works on paper and covers a period of nearly thirty years of the artist's work. A wide range of subject matter is covered, including Melbourne, Antarctica, the Kimberly and Barcelona. Many of the works are on a massive scale and cannot fail to impress.

15 Years of Urban Art Projects

15.03.07 - 20.05.07

15 March - 20 May 2007

This exhibition celebrates the 15th anniversary of Urban Art Projects' (UAP) Foundry in Brisbane. The exhibition includes original drawings, CAD illustrations, working models, maquettes and unique artworks, illustrating the foundry's working process and considerable artistic output over the last 15 years.

The Betty Quelhurst Gift

29.03.07 - 20.05.07

29 March to 20 May 2007

The second in a series of three annual exhibitions, The Betty Quelhurst Gift acknowledges the generous benefaction of QUT alumnus and distinguished Queensland artist Betty Quelhurst. In 2005, the Betty Quelhurst Fund was established in the acquisitions program, to enable the Museum to purchase major works by contemporary Australian women artists.

Freestyle: new Australian design for living

31.05.07 - 22.07.07

31 May to 22 July 2007

Freestyle: new Australian design for living brings together the work and stories of 40 outstanding Australian designers from the fields of furniture, lighting, textiles, homewares, fashion, jewellery and accessories.

Breaking New Ground: Brisbane Women Artists of the Mid-Twentieth Century

27.07.07 - 30.09.07

27 July to 30 September 2007

Breaking New Ground celebrates the achievements of six leading Brisbane women artists. These innovative women made significant contributions to the development of twentieth-century Australian art. Artists include Margaret Cilento, Pamela MacFarlane, Margaret Olley, Joy Roggenkamp, Kathleem Shillam and Betty Quelhurst.

2007 Arc Biennial

06.10.07 - 02.12.07

6 October to 2 December 2007
The 2007 Arc Biennial exhibition titled "To Be Confirmed" presents an insight into contemporary Australian craft, design, fashion and visual art practice, with a focus on Queensland-based practitioners. Managed by Artworkers Alliance, the Arc Biennial also includes a three-day symposium celebrating Queensland art, craft, and design. The program features exhibitions, forums and lectures by internationally renowned artists, curators and writers.