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Gloria Petyarre Exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1989  Utopia Women's Paintings, the First Works on Canvas, A Summer Project, 1988-89, S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1990  Utopia - A Picture Story, an exhibition of 88 works on silk from the Holmes a Court Collection by which toured Eire and Scotland
1991  Australia Galleries, New York, USA
1993  Awelye, Utopia Art, Sydney
1995  Gloria Petyarre: On the Line, Utopia Art, Sydney
1996  Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane
1997  Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
1997  Gloria Petyarre, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs
1998  The Aknangkere Growth Paintings, Chapman Gallery, Canberra
1998  Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
1998  Robert Steele Gallery, Adelaide
1998  Chapman Gallery, Canberra

1998  Gloria Petyarre, Campbelltown Bicentennial Art Gallery
1998  Wildflowers, Mbantua Gallery
1999  Red Desert Gallery, Eumundi
1999  New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale

1999  Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2000  Leaves You Thinking, Walkabout Gallery, Sydney
2004  Power of The Land, Utopia Art, Sydney
2009  Gloria Petyarre: A Summer Collection, DACOU Gallery, Melbourne
2010  The Real Gloria Petyarre - An Honest Survey, Utopia Art, Sydney
2014  Leaves, FireWorks Gallery, Brisbane
2016  Leaves, Utopia Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2019  Women of Influence, Utopia Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2020  Gloria, Utopia Lane Gallery, Melbourne


Selected Group Exhibitions

1984 - 1st National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of NT, Darwin
1985  2nd National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of NT, Darwin
1988 - Bloomfield Gallery, Sydney
1988 - Time Before Time, Austral Gallery, St Louis, U.S.A.
1989 - Utopia Women, Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1989 - 'A Summer Project', S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney, NSW
1989  Art From Utopia, Austral Gallery, St Louis, USA.
1989 - Utopia Batik, Arulen Centre, Alice Springs
1989 - Aboriginal Art: The Continuing Tradition, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
1990  Utopia – A Picture Story, an exhibition of 88 works on silk from the Holmes à Court Collection by Utopia artists which  toured Eire and Scotland
1990 - Orange Regional Gallery
1990 - Tandanya, Adelaide
1990 - Tagari Lia:My Family, Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1990-from Australia, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow
1991  8th National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
1991  S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1991  Aboriginal Women’s Exhibition, Art Gallery of N.S.W.
1991 - Australia Galleries, New York, U.S.A.
1991 - Meat Market Gallery, Melbourne
1992 , 1994, 1995, 1999 Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
1992, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2002 Royal Exhibition Hall, Melbourne
1992, 2002 Gallery Rai, Tokyo, Japan
1992 - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
1992 - 'The Body Paint Collection', Bishop Museum, Hawaii
1992 - 'The Body Paint Collection', toured USA
1992 - Robert Homes a'Court Collection, Bangkok, Thailand
1993 - Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Queensland, Brisbane
1993 - Austral Gallery, St Louis, U.S.A.
1993 - Australian Embassy, Paris, France
1993 - Myra Morgan Gallery, Kansas, U.S.A.
1994 - Utopia Art Sydney, NSW
1994 - Masterpieces of Aboriginal Art, National Gallery of Victoria
1995 - Mitchell Galleries, State Library of N.S.W.
1995 - National Gallery of Australia
1995 - Aboriginal and Tribal Art Centre, Sydney
1995 - Canberra Museum of Art, Gifu, Japan
1995 - National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1995 - Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
1996, 1999 Sherman Galleries, Sydney
1996 - Seoul Arts Centre, Korea
1996, 2000 Old Parliament House, Canberra
1996 - Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1996 - William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
1997 - Australian Galleries, Sydney
1997 - 'Instant Pictures', Utopia Art Sydney, NSW
1997 - Galerie de Stassart, Bruxelles
1997 - Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
1998 - The Anangkere Growth Paintings,Chapman Gallery, Canberra;
1998 - Annandale Galleries, Sydney
1998 - Exhibitions in Europe inc. Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland
1998 - Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
1998 - Chapman Gallery, Canberra
1998 - The Adelaide Festival Theatre
1998 - Propositions Australiennes, Galerie Luc Queyrel, Paris
1999 - "Bush Garden", Japingka Gallery, Fremantle
1999 - Art Gallery of Western Australia
1999 - Embassy of Australia, Washington, U.S.A.
1999 - Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, U.S.A.
1999 - New England Regional Art Museum;
1999 - Art Gallery of Western Australia
1999 - New Leaves, Utopia Art Sydney;
1999 - Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney
1999 - Utopia, BMG Art, Adelaide
1999 - Arts d'Australie, Bastille, Paris
1999 - Wynne Prize exhibition Winning entry
2000 - Australian National University, Canberra
2000 - Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane
2000 - Australian National University, ACT
2000 - Old Parliament House, Canberra, ACT
2001 - "Icons of Australian Aboriginal Art", Singapore
2001 - Brisbane City Gallery
2001 - Kunst der Gegenwart, Vienna, Austria
2001 - Manawatu Gallery, New Zealand
2002, 2003 Chapel off Chapel, Melbourne
2002 - 2003 National Gallery of Victoria at Federation Square, Melbourne
2002 - Light Square Gallery, Adelaide
2002 - Singapore Art Museum
2002 - Knut Grothe Galeri, Denmark
2002 - 'Two thirds sky', Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, NSW
2002 - The Utopia Six, Flinders Lane Gallery
2003 - Glen Eira City Gallery, Melbourne
2004 - 'Power of The Land', Utopia Art Sydney, NSW
2004 - Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
2004 - Curtin University of Technology, WA
2004 - Ivan Dougherty Gallery, COFA, NSW
2004 - 'The Women's Show', Vivienne Anderson Gallery, Victoria
2004 - Utopia, Gloria, Barbara, Minnie, Flinders Lane
2006 - National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC, USA
2006 - Utopia, Flinders Lane Gallery
2008 - Three Petyarre's, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2008 - Gooch's Utopia, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA
2008  - Emily and Her Legacy, Art Front Gallery, Hillside Terrace, Tokyo in conjunction with Utopia – the Genius of Emily Kngwarreye at the National Art Centre, Tokyo, Japan
2009 - 5th Shalom Gamarada Aboriginal Art Exhibition, University of NSW
2009 - Abstraction, Utopia Art Sydney
2010 - Desert Rhythms, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2011 - Up Close and Personal: works from the collection of Dr Peter Elliot AM, S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2012 - Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle USA
2013 - MCA Collection: New Acquisitions in Context 2013, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2017-18 - Enchanted, Utopia Lane Gallery, Melbourne


Allen, Allen & Hemsley
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
Artbank, Sydney, NSW
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, ACT
Baker-McKenzie Collection
British Museum, London, U.K
Campbelltown City Art Gallery, Campbelltown, NSW
Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Griffith University Collection, Queensland
James D. Wolfensohn Collection
Levi Collection, Seattle, Canada
Macquarie Group Collection
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
Museum of Victoria, Melbourne
Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
Queensland University of Technology
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Supreme Court Collection
The Holmes a Court Collection
The Mbantua Collection, Alice Springs
University of New South Wales Collection 
University of the Sunshine Coast Collection
University of Woollongong
Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, USA
Westpac Gallery, New York, USA
Woollongong City Art Gallery



Brody, A., 1989, Utopia Women's Paintings: the First Works on Canvas, A Summer Project, 1988-89, exhib. cat., Heytesbury Holdings, Perth. ©

Brody, A., 1990, Utopia: a Picture Story, 88 Silk Batiks from the Robert Holmes a Court Collection, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd, Perth. ©

Aboriginal Artists Dictionary of Biographies - Central Desert, Western Desert & Kimberley Region, written by Janusz B.Kreczmanski & Margo Birnberg

McCulloch, S., 1999, 'Central and Western Desert', Contemporary Aboriginal Art,Allen and Unwin. 

Fourmile, H., 1991, “Aboriginal Women- Artists at Last” in Aboriginal Women’s Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW. 

Hodges, C., 1998, Gloria Tamerre Petyarre, Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery.  

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