My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Queensland - Art Collector

Michael COOK Australia b.1968 / Civilised #2 2012 / inkjet print on paper / Purchased 2012. Queensland Art Gallery / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Queensland is the latest QAGOMA exhibition to travel throughout regional Queensland. QAGOMA Director Chris Saines said the touring version of ‘My Country’ features more than 25 works by 20 artists. There will be important works by contemporary Queensland artists including Michael Cook and Fiona Foley, as well as works by the late Mirdidingkingathi Juwarrnda Sally Gabori that describe deep connections to country.

‘My Country, I still call Australia home: Contemporary Art from Black Queensland’ is a touring exhibition developed by the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art.

Exhibition opens: 17 February 2016
Exhibition closes: 3 April 2016
Location: Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
, 531 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba, beside City Hall
Contact: 07 4688 6652

About Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery was established in 1937, making it the oldest public art gallery in regional Queensland. The current facility was opened in March 1994. The Gallery houses three permanent collections - The Lionel Lindsay Gallery and Library, The Fred & Lucy Gould Collection and the Toowoomba City Collection.

To complement its exhibition program, the Gallery facilitates a range of education and public programs including lectures, forums, workshops, demonstrations, floor talks and tours.

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