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Thancoupie portrait at GOMA

Congratulations to Juno Gemes! Her portrait Thancoupie in pottery workshop, North Sydney, featured in the Up Close 2015 exhibition at FireWorks gallery, will be included in an upcoming exhibition at GOMA curated by Diane Moon. 

Fireworks has also recently consigned an original Thancoupie ceramic bowl. More details available soon. 

SUPER ART 612 ABC radio discussion

Following on from the SUPER ART industry discussion night last Thursday 14th, FireWorks gallery owner and Director, Michael Eather, discussed alongside Delma Newton from Total Portfolio on live 612 ABC Brisbane, the coming changes to investing art in self managed superannuation funds. 

Click here to listen to the full discussion.

Montalto Sculpture Prize 2016

Last weekend was the opening of the 2016 Montalto Sculpture Prize in Victoria. FireWorks gallery artists Serena Bonson and Phil Gordon were both shortlisted with new bronze sculptures. Congratulations to Serena who won the Family Choice Award!


Editioned small bronze sculptures from the second

Sculpture in the Garden

Sculpture In the Garden was recently held at a private Brisbane residence with FireWorks Gallery artists, friends and other private guests.

Lightning Man, Lightning Visit!

Senior Warlpiri artist Michael Nelson Jagamara will make a lightning visit to Brisbane to promote and celebrate the successful 2015 launching of Lightning Strikes sculpture series. Michael Nelson Jagamara, (MNJ), was born in 1946 at Vaughan Springs, in Central Australia. In 2014, MNJ completed an angular ‘lightning’ sculpture design derived from his age old Rain + Water Dreaming story. Its distinctive hard edged base represents a section of a ‘travelling storm’ whilst the three jagged upright forms represent ‘flashes of lightning’.

September 2015 Newsletter

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Artworks by Michael Nelson Jagamara inspires new piece of music!

 Michael Nelson Jagamara’s artworks have inspired Melbourne-based jazz pianist Joe Chindamo to compose ‘Continuum’, which will have its premiere at Blue Sky Coffee, in Newstead, on Saturday 12th September. DeClassified Music have commissioned the work!

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Lightning Strikes at Blackbird

Just installed, a gathering storm on the Brisbane river!

Large stainless steel sculpture by Michael Nelson Jagamara.

Enjoy the view over a drink at Blackbird restaurant.

Vale Geoff Williams

FireWorks Gallery acknowledges with sadness the recent passing of Northern New South Wales artist and muralist Geoff Williams last month. You all might remember Geoff's quirky and often satirical still life, realist/surrealist paintings, often depicting Australian flora and fauna.