COLLECTION IN FOCUS: Highlights from the past ten years


24 May to 30 June 2024

Since opening in 2000 the Cowra Regional Art Gallery is now the cultural custodian of significant local heritage items and a growing collection of contemporary fine art through donations, gifts, commissions and the acquisitive Calleen Art Award, as well as, several sub-collections donated by generous benefactors.

The exhibition Collection in Focus: Highlights from the past ten years is a unique selection of works by emerging and leading Australian artists including ceramics, painting, photography, printmaking and textiles, as well as recent Calleen Art Award winner acquisitions. Artists include Susan Baird, Jo Bertini, Yvonne Boag, Peter Boggs, Meg Buchanan, Elisabeth Cummings, Dagmar Cyrulla, Greg Daly, Katie Daniels, Rachel Ellis, Keith Fyfe, Marie Hagerty, Zai Kuang, Mandy Martin, Tania Mason, Sally McInerney, Idris Murphy, Brian Robinson, Jenny Sages, Barbara Schey, Wendy Sharpe, Christine Wrest-Smith and Zoe Young.

Image credit: Elisabeth Cummings, Flinders Farm 2009, Etching, Ed 23/25, 34x49.5cm (image), 49x63cm (sheet). Donated by the artist through the Federal Governments Cultural Grifts Program in 2021.