Barbara Weir

  • Skin Name:
  • Language:Anmatyerre/Alyawarre
  • Region:Utopia, Central Australia
  • Dreaming:Grass Seeds, My Mothers Country, Bush Berry, Awelye
Barbara Weir
  • Grass Seeds (10062180)
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  • Grass Seeds (10052176)
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  • Grass Seeds (10062177)
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  • Grass Seeds (10062184)
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  • Grass Seeds (10062182)
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  • Grass Seeds (10082227)
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Bibliography

  • DACOU – Barbara Weir talks about Emily Kame Kngwarreye (2010), video, DACOU Gallery, 20 January,  [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE84r4JDEA8]
  • Discovery Media (2000), Utopia Revisited, June.
  • Geissler, M. (2006). A Recovered Heritage. Crafts Art International. Issue 66. Page 36-39.
  • King, V. (2000) Barbara Weir in Kleinert, S. & Neale, M. The Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.
  • Kreczmanski, J. & Birnberg, M. (2004) Aboriginal Artist Dictionary of Biographies: Australian Western, Central Desert and Kimberley Region. J.B Publishing, Marleston.
  • Lacey, S. (2006), ‘Spirited away, but with a happy ending’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18 November. URL: [http://www.smh.com.au/news/arts/spirited-away-but-with-a-happy-ending/2006/11/16/1163266707195.html?page=fullpage]
  • Popham, B 1987, 'Saving the future', Weekend Australian Magazine, 7-8 February, p. 10.
  • Usher, R. (2004), ‘Joining the dots on the way to Utopia”, The Age, 15 July. URL: [http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/07/14/1089694407829.html]

 

Collections

  • Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.
  • Art Gallery of Queensland, Brisbane.
  • Artbank, Sydney.
  • Queensland College of Art Griffith University, QLD.
  • Hank Ebes Collection – Workum, The Netherlands.
  • University of Adelaide, Adelaide.
  • AMP Collection.
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
  • Holmes a Court Collection.
  • Hitachi Collection.
  • Macquarie Bank Collection.

Exhibitions

  • 2012, “Barbara Weir”, Kate Owen Gallery, NSW.
  • 2010, “In the Footprints of Barbara Weir”, Central Art, Alice Springs
  • 2009, “Utopia, Colours of the Desert”, Gongpyeong Art Space in collaboration with DACOU, Australian Embassy in Korea and Crossbay Gallery, Seoul, Korea.
  • 2009, Janet Holmes a Court Gallery, Perth.
  • 2009, “My Country”, DACCOU Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 2008, Red Rock Gallery, Beijing, China.
  • 2008, “Dreamings – The Land”, Outback Aboriginal Land, Caulfield, VIC.
  • 2008, “Utopia Revisited”, NG Art Gallery, Chippendale, NSW.
  • 2008, “Utopia Discoveries”, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 2008, “EWB Elements”, DACOU in collaboration with Dreamtime Art, (travelling exhibition of Australia).
  • 2008, “Blue: A Group Exhibition”, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane.
  • 2008, “Walking Together to Aid Aboriginal Health”, Shalom Gamarada Aboriginal Art Exhibition, University of NSW, Kensington, NSW.
  • 2008, Gecko Gallery, Broome.
  • 2007, “Desert Diversity”, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 2007, “New Works from Utopia”, Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, USA.
  • 2007, Red Rock Gallery, Beijing, China.
  • 2007 (1997 - ), Permanent Exhibition, DACOU, Adelaide.
  • 2007, “Standing on Ceremony”, Tandanya Cultural Institute, Adelaide.
  • 2007, “Utopia Exhibition”, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, USA.
  • 2007, Australian Embassy, Washington, USA.
  • 2006, “Recent Paintings”, Gallery Savah, Sydney.
  • 2006, “Utopia”, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 2006, APS Bendi Lango Art Exhibition, Rio Tinto Offices, Melbourne.
  • 2004, Mbantua Gallery (USA exhibition: Portland, Nashville, Knoxville, Hartford, Greenwich, Philadelphia and New York).
  • 2004, Addison Road Gallery, Marrickville, NSW.
  • 2003, Alison Kelly Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 2003, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 2003, “Barbara Weir/Emily Kngwarreye”, Westside Gallery, Marrickville, NSW.
  • 2003, “Creative Collaboration”, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs.
  • 2003, “Light over Utopia”, Japingka Gallery, Perth.
  • 2003, “Contemporary Aboriginal Art Event”, Umpqua Bank, Portland, USA
  • 2003, Travelling Exhibition of USA (Oregon, & Tennessee)
  • 2002, “United – Mother and Daughter”, Alison Kelly Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 2002, “The Utopia Six”, Flinders Land Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 2002, “Generations”, Japingka Gallery, Perth.
  • 2002, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs.
  • 2002, Travelling Exhibition of USA (Nashville & Portland)
  • 2002, New York.
  • 2002, Japan (twice).
  • 2002, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney.
  • 2002, Knut Grothe Galeri, Charlottlenlund, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2001, “Out of Utopia”, Chapman Gallery, Canberra.
  • 2001, Alison Kelly Gallery, Armadale, Victoria.
  • 2001, Young Presidents Organisation University, Sydney in association with Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs.
  • 2001, “Painting Country”, Tandanya Cultural Institute, Adelaide.
  • 2001, “Desert Colour, My Country”, Raintree Aboriginal Art Gallery, Darwin.
  • 2001, “Women Artists of the Australian Desert”, Gallery 2021, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • 2001, “Two women – Dreamings”, Dreamtime Gallery Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • 2001, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs.
  • 2000, “An Affair to Remember”, ArtSauce, Singapore.
  • 2000, “Gathering the Past”, Redback Art Gallery, Brisbane.
  • 2000, “Artists of Utopia”, Tandanya, Adelaide.
  • 2000, Gallery Savah, Sydney.
  • 2000, Gordes, Vaucluse, France.
  • 2000, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs.
  • 2000, DACOU in association with AMP, AMP Building, Sydney.
  • 2000, Mary Place Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2000, “Women’s Business”, Chicago, USA.
  • 1999, “Utopia”, BMG Art, Adelaide.
  • 1999, “Bush Garden”, Japingka Gallery, Sydney.
  • 1999, “Caring for Country”, Tandanya Cultural Institute, Adelaide.
  • 1999, Flinders Land Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 1999, (combined exhibition) Gallery Savah, Sydney
  • 1999, North Shore Fine Art, Sydney.
  • 1999, “DreamWorks”, Gallery Savah, Sydney.
  • 1999, Mabantua Gallery, Alice Springs.
  • 1998, 2001, Chapman Gallery, Canberra.
  • 1998, Adelaide Festival Theatre, Adelaide (exhibited in Art Felchin, Zurich, Germany; Gallery Griffiouen, Belgium; Boomerang Gallery, Amsterdam’ Kunsdcentoim Aalst, Belgium; Kunsdcentoum Dendermonde, Belgium’ Frank Popko Gallery, Rees, Germany; Ebes Collection, Workum, The Netherlands)
  • 1998, “Women Painters of the Desert” (combined exhibition), Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane.
  • 1998, ART EXPO, New York in association with Mandurah LTD, New York, USA
  • 1998, SCECGS Redlands, Sydney.
  • 1998, 15th annual National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award Exhibition.
  • 1998, Flinders Lane, Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 1997, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.
  • 1997, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney.
  • 1997, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 1997, Barry Stern Gallery, Sydney.
  • 1997, “Dreaming’s of the Desert”, Quadrivium Gallery & DACOU Gallery for the Art Gallery of South Australia at Hogarth Gallery, Sydney.
  • 1997, “Ten Years On”, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
  • 1997, 14th annual National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award Exhibition.
  • 1996, 2002, Framed Gallery, Darwin.
  • 1996, Gallery Woo Mang and Partners, Paris, France.
  • 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, Flinders Lane Gallery, Sydney.
  • 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney.
  • 1996, 1997, 1998, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane.
  • 1995, 1997, 2003, Dacou Gallery, Adelaide.
  • 1995, Davis Avenue Gallery, Melbourne.

Awards

  • 2000, Finalist, Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, NSW.
  • 2000, Finalist, 17th annual National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA).
  • 1998, Finalist, 15th annual National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA).
  • 1997, Finalist, 14th annual National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA).
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