Image: Ian Friend, Joy at death itself (detail) 2002, Indian ink, gouache and crayon on paper. Redland Art Gallery Collection. Donated by Ian Friend in memory of David Allan Seibert, 2017. Courtesy of the artist. Photography by Carl Warner.



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.

Anonymous
Phantom (“The man who cannot die”) c.1970 – 80s
Wood, natural fibres, ochre and enamel paint
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Artist unknown
Basket (Diamond pattern) c.2008
Pandanus leaf fibre, coloured dyes
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Artist unknown
Bilum n.d
Paper mulberry tree-bark fibre
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Artist unknown
Bilum (checkerboard pattern) n.d
Acrylic fibre and wool yarn
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Artist unknown
Bilum (pine tree design) c.1993
Acrylic fibre and wool yarn
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Artist unknown
Short handled bag c.2008
Pandanus leaf fibre, coloured dyes, plastic strips
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Artist unknown
Shoulder bag, Sepik region c.1993
Pandanus leaf fibre, coloured dyes and plastic fibre
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Artist unknown
Shoulder bag, Sepik region (1) c.1993
Pandanus leaf fibre, coloured dyes
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Artist unknown
Shoulder bag, Sepik region (2) c.1993
Pandanus leaf fibre, coloured dyes and plastic fibre
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Artist unknown
Shoulder bag, Sepik region (3) c.1993
Pandanus leaf fibre, coloured dyes and plastic fibre
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Artist unknown
Woman’s purse c.1995
Pandanus leaf fibre, coloured dyes,
sewn fabric interior
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Robert Brownhall
Midnight refuel 2016
Oil on linen
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Bindur Bullin (Paul Bong)
Memories of oblivion 1 (50,000 years of peace) 2016
Hand coloured intaglio etching, edition 1/20
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Elisa Jane Carmichael
Carrying home #1 (saltwater) 2017
Digital print on rag peal paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Elisa Jane Carmichael
Carrying home #2 (desert) 2017
Digital print on rag peal paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Elisa Jane Carmichael
Coolamon #3 2017
Raffia
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Delvene Cockatoo-Collins
Sitting by the Middens 2016
Lino print on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Corinne Colombo
Enter the lotus garden 2015
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Keia R Daure
Highlands tribal faces 1996
Screen print on fabric
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Janet Evari
Bilum (customary string bag) 2012
Paper mulberry tree-bark fibre, natural pigments
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Ian Friend
Joy at death itself 2002
Indian ink, gouache and crayon on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ian Friend in memory of David Allan Seibert, 2017.

Lesa Hepburn
Balance 2004
Bamboo shoot print on HMP
bamboo fibre from Eudlo, QLD
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Lesa Hepburn, 2017.

Lesa Hepburn
Florabunda installation 2009
Grevillea leaves, dyed and natural,
hibiscus bast fibre weaving
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Lesa Hepbum, 2017.

Lesa Hepburn
Grevillea bowls 2006
Prepared grevillea leaves
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Lesa Hepburn, 2017.

Lesa Hepburn
Grevillea bowls 2006
Prepared grevillea leaves
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Lesa Hepburn, 2017.

Lesa Hepburn
Grevillea bowls 2006
Prepared grevillea leaves
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Lesa Hepburn, 2017.

Lesa Hepburn
Sea fringe 2005
Pulp paint banana fibre and hibiscus bast fibre
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Lesa Hepburn, 2017.

Lesa Hepburn
Stranded 2006
Pulp paint and dyed fibres
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Lesa Hepburn, 2017.

Sharon Jewell
Growth and its fine adjustments 2010
Plywood, pine and stainless steel
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Sharon Jewell, 2017.

Joycelin K Leahy
Shell money & bride price 1991
Screen print on fabric
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Joycelin K Leahy
Wan Lek 1991
Screen print on fabric
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.

Donna Marcus
Alice Springs to Weipa 1997
Aluminium
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Donna Marcus, 2017.

Donna Marcus
Code XIII 2002
Aluminium and enamel paint
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Donna Marcus, 2017.

Nevil Matthews
Bay storm 1984
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated from the estate of Nevil Matthews, 2017.

Nevil Matthews
Before the dunes 1987
Synthetic polymer paint on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated from the estate of Nevil Matthews, 2017.

Nevil Matthews
(Untitled) 1983
Synthetic polymer paint on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated from the estate of Nevil Matthews, 2017.

Nevil Matthews
(Untitled) 1985
Synthetic polymer paint on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated from the estate of Nevil Matthews, 2017.

Carol McGregor
black seeds 2016
Possum skins, cotton, ochre, ash and resin
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Claudia Moodoonuthi
Baby dog 2 2017
Synthetic polymer paint on wood
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Claudia Moodoonuthi
Baby dog 3 2017
Synthetic polymer paint on wood
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Claudia Moodoonuthi
Dulka Wangiid (land of all) 2016
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Riley Puata
BP Mt Cotton 2016
Synthetic polymer paint on panel
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated in 2017.

Lucy Quinn
Drift 2017
Kiln cast and cold-worked lead crystal
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Anneke Silver
Warning chant from a marginal habitat II 1987
Pastel on paper
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Ross Searle, 2017.

Martin Smith
Cutting text out of photographs 2016
Pigment print with hand cut letters
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Joshua Walker
Banko and Gibbin Gibbin n.d
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Acquired in 2017 with Redland Art Gallery Acquisition Funds.

Agatha Waramin
Bilum (Kundu drum pattern) 1994
Acrylic fibre and wool yarn
Redland Art Gallery Collection.
Donated by Ross Searle, 2017.