Image: Gordon Shepherdson, Portrait David Seibert 1984, Oil enamel on paper.Redland Art Gallery Collection. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Gordon Shepherdson, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.



The RAG Collection continues to grow each year as a result of cultural gifts, donations and carefully selected acquisitions. This selection of recently acquired works showcase the diversity and significance of the RAG Collection. Our thanks go out to our generous donors.

2018 RAG Collection acquisitions follow:

Paul Bong (Bindurr Bullin)
My flag 2015
Hand coloured intaglio etching, edition 22/30
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Paul Bong (Bindurr Bullin)
The way my people lived 2016
Hand coloured intaglio etching, edition 06/30
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Paul Bong (Bindurr Bullin)
Under the canopy of the rainforest our shopping baskets 2016
Hand coloured intaglio etching, edition 06/30
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Eugene Carchesio
The ventriloquist (1) 2017
Watercolour and pencil on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Eugene Carchesio
The ventriloquist (2) 2017
Watercolour and pencil on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Eugene Carchesio
The ventriloquist (3) 2017
Watercolour and pencil on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Elisa Jane Carmichael
Bringing her home 2018
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Martin Claydon
Greenscreen #16 breadfruit Bligh 2018
Enamel on aluminium
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Delvene Cockatoo-Collins
Bungwall nuts ground into flour 2017
Paper, pigment, beeswax and charcoal
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Delvene Cockatoo-Collins
Oysters quampi mussels eugarie 2018
Paper, pigments, clay, charcoal and beeswax
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Penny Evans
Blue swamp banksia 1 2017-2018
White earthenware clay, copper carbonate, black slip, pooling glazes, translucent glaze, sgrafitto
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Penny Evans
Blue swamp banksia 2 2017-2018
White earthenware clay, copper carbonate, black slip, pooling glazes, translucent glaze, sgrafitto
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Penny Evans
Blue swamp banksia 3 2017-2018
White earthenware clay, underglazes, pooling glaze, translucent glaze, sgrafitto
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Penny Evans
Blue swamp banksia 4 2017-2018
White earthenware clay, underglazes, pooling glaze, translucent glaze, sgrafitto
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Penny Evans
Blue swamp banksia 5 2017-2018
White earthenware clay, copper carbonate, black slip, sgrafitto, translucent glaze
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Penny Evans
Blue swamp banksia 6 2017-2018
White earthenware clay, copper carbonate, black slip, sgrafitto, translucent glaze
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Penny Evans
Blue swamp banksia 7 2017-2018
White earthenware clay (BSB7), Terracotta (BSB8) underglazes,
translucent glaze sgrafitto, pooling glaze (BSB8).
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Penny Evans
Blue swamp banksia 8 2017-2018
White earthenware clay (BSB7), Terracotta (BSB8) underglazes,
translucent glaze sgrafitto, pooling glaze (BSB8).
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Joe Furlonger (thrown by Errol Barnes)
Hexagonal vase with Moreton Bay fishers 1999
Stoneware
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Joe Furlonger (thrown by Errol Barnes)
Vase, fishermen on Moreton Bay 1999
Stoneware
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Karla Marchesi
House guest 2010
Oil on board
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
by Karla Marchesi, 2018.
Courtesy of the artist.


Karla Marchesi
Time keeper 2011
Oil on board
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
by Karla Marchesi, 2018.
Courtesy of the artist.


Daniel O’Shane
Meuram and Zogo Ni Pat 2016
Vinyl-cut, hand-wiped, hand-coloured print, edition 4/20
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Daniel O’Shane
Thuwaw Garkaz 2017
Vinyl-cut print, edition 1/35
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Zoe Porter
Shadow 2018
Watercolour and ink on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Zoe Porter
The encroacher 2018
Watercolour and ink on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Gordon Shepherdson
Morning Redland Bay, 21 May 1997 1997
Oil and enamel on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


Gordon Shepherdson
Portrait David Seibert 1984
Oil enamel on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
by Gordon Shepherdson, 2018.
Courtesy of the artist.


Frank Sherrin
Point Lookout seascape c.1933
Oil on board
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by John William Hewson in 2018.
Courtesy of the artist.


Ian Smith
Bill Yaxley portrait TBC
Oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Redland Art Gallery Collection. Donated by Bill Yaxley 2018.
Courtesy of the artist.


Ian Smith
My life now 2001
Coloured pencil, watercolour and collage on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.


John Hall Thorpe
Primroses 1922
Colour woodcut
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by John William Hewson in 2018.
Courtesy of the artist.


Debbie Taylor Worley
Beyond Gavrinis 2018
Mixed media on canvas
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired from Redland Art Awards Acquisitive prize, 2018.
Courtesy of the artist.


Chee Yong
Self portrait as a ghost 2018
Oil and enamel on wood
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2018 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.
Courtesy of the artist.