Barbara Weir Biography

Barbara Weir Aboriginal artist

 

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DATE OF BIRTH:  1945

REGION:  Utopia

LANGUAGE GROUP:  Alyawarre

 

COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Art Gallery of Queensland, Brisbane
Artbank, Sydney
Queensland College of Art Griffith University, QLD
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  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  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  North Shore Fine Art, Sydney
1999  DreamWorks, Gallery Savah, Sydney
1999  Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs
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  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  Gallery Woo Mang and Partners, Paris, France
1995  Davis Avenue Gallery, Melbourne

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1999  Gallery Savah, Sydney
1998  Women Painters of the Desert , Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane

 

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)