613 Stanley St, Woolloongabba Qld 4102
p: +61 7 3891 5551 ~ e: email@wag.com.au
open hours:
Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-3pm
Other times by appointment

Now showing

Main Gallery

Ian Smith, 6 noses 2019, Acrylic on canvas, 61 x 58 cm

Ian Smith

So You Want It In Black & White

For an artist black & white are colours, as far as I’m concerned; and come from the paint box in as many variations as skin colours on the human race – where the two words are used to socially classify with brutal, generalized simplicity.
~ Ian Smith (Excerpt from catalogue essay)

Opening event
Saturday afternoon, 24 October 3pm – 6pm

Exhibition dates
23 October – 28 November 2020

Catalogue (PDF)


contemporary lease space

Now showing

Jennifer Stuerzl
, River intervals: movements 2020, Synthetic polymer paint on paper, 150 × 100 cm

Jennifer Stuerzl

about a river

Paint poured across surfaces is absorbed and resisted and the dry trails of pigments are memories of the artist’s efforts – a record of the invisible passage between hand and eye, between idea and enunciation, of a river being within. ~ Beth Jackson

Opening event
Saturday afternoon, 17 October 3pm – 6pm

Exhibition dates

13 October – 24 October 2020


Invite (PDF)

Catalogue (PDF)

Online Exhibition

We are offering special bespoke bookings to meet the artists, view the show and help accommodate public interest in supporting the visual arts during our changing COVID constraints.

Book now for private, small group or virtual tours!


The gallery is still open to the public and staff are actively monitoring the situation.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions of 1 person per 4sqm we need to limit the number of people per area. Each of the larges areas can safely accomodate 10 people at a time, with physical distancing.

We still have exhibitions for visitors to enjoy but will also provide more accompanying online resources to help inform enquiring minds. Information will also be posted to our usual mailing list and social media channels.

Until further notice, as a commercial private gallery we'll continue to assist remote indigenous communities and talented local artists that rely on your ongoing support to keep making art that contributes to our cultural identity and enriches us all.

We recommend following current government and professional medical advice on the issue of the pandemic itself.

Please show respect at all times by being aware of your personal wellbeing and that of others.

The gallery has increased it’s regular schedule of cleaning and sanitising, and other provisions for visitors but cannot guarantee anything beyond current expectations.

If you wish a private viewing of artworks please ring to make an appointment.

We are trying our best to help artists, patrons and the general public in this difficult situation so please don't hesitate contacting the gallery on +61738915551 or email@wag.com.au if you have any enquiries.

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