• <strong>Minnie Pwerle</strong> / Anmatyerre/Alyawarre people / Australia NT b.c.1910-2006 / Awelye Atnwengerrp (Women’s ceremony from the Atnwengerrp) (detail) 2000 / Synthetic polymer paint on cotton canvas / 165.8 x 348cm / Purchased 2003. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / © The artist
  • Richard Daintree<strong> / </strong>England/Australia QLD 1832–1878 / <em>(Open volcanic plains) (no. 4 from ‘Images of Queensland’ series)<strong> </strong></em>c.1870 / Autotype / 21 x 13cm / Purchased 2009 with funds raised through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 30th Anniversary Appeal / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery
  • <strong>Fiona Foley</strong> / Badtjala people, Wondunna clan, Fraser Island / Australia QLD b.1964 / <em>DISPERSED</em> 2008 / Charred laminated wood, cast aluminium, .303 inch calibre bullets / Nine parts: 51 x 43 x 26cm (each, approx.); 51 x 500 x 26cm (installed) / Purchased 2013. Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / © The artist / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery
  • Henry Short<strong> / </strong>England/Australia VIC1807–65 / <em>Fruit and flowers</em> 1859 / Oil on canvas / 89 x 119cm / Purchased 1997. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation Grant / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery
  • <strong>Rover Thomas</strong> / Kukatja/Wangkajunga people / Australia WA 1926–98 / <em>Blue tongue lizard </em>1984 / Natural pigments and synthetic polymer paint on board / 138.5 x 91.5cm (irreg.) / Purchased 1997. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / © The artist / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery Collection
  • R Godfrey Rivers /England/Australia NSW/QLD/TAS 1858–1925 / <em>(The Recital or Woman at a piano)</em> c.1886–90 / Watercolour over pencil on cream wove paper / 23 x 13.9cm / Purchased 1983 / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery
  • <strong>Archie Moore</strong> / Australia QLD b.1970 / <em>Sacred sights (The first intervention)</em> 2008 / Folded book / 14 x 48 x 27cm / Purchased 2008. The Queensland Government’s Gallery of Modern Art Acquisitions Fund / © The artist / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery
  • Vida Lahey<strong> / </strong>Australia QLD 1882–1968 / <em>The carters’ rest, Eagle Street</em> 1913 / Watercolour / 33 x 42cm / Purchased 2005 / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © Queensland Art Gallery
  • George W Lambert<strong> / </strong>Australia/England NSW 1873–1930 / <em>Walk (An incident at Romani)</em> 1919–22 / Oil on canvas / 92 x 138.1cm / Gift of the 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance in memory of Comrades who did not return from the war c.1922 / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

ABOUT THIS RESOURCE

The QAGOMA Collection Education Resource features Indigenous Australian and Australian artworks. The resource allows you to generate a worksheet that can be used during a self-guided visit*.  Select View Artworks to see works included in this resource. Features include:

  • artwork profiles organised by Collection area, theme and teaching level
  • sub-themes to further refine your selection
  • artwork images plus short artist biographies and information about the artworks
  • suggested discussion questions and activities
  • a glossary of art terms
  • Teacher notes with curriculum information




SCHOOL BOOKINGS

For more information on scheduling a class visit to the Gallery click here or email educationbookings@qagoma.qld.gov.au.

Warning: It is customary in many Indigenous communities not to mention the name or reproduce photographs of the deceased. All such mentions and photographs in this resource have been reproduced with permission. However, care and discretion should be exercised in using this resource within Indigenous communities.

*Please note: Some works may not be on display during your visit to the Gallery. Display status is indicated with each artwork profile.