Logan Art Gallery

The gallery is the home of the Logan art collection. It features the Logan art award (national art award) held annually. Logan Art Gallery is a small regional gallery with three main programs; 1) local artists 2) touring exhibitions 3) occasional visiting artists program

Address: 
Cnr Wembley Road and Jacaranda Ave, Logan Central, QLD
Tel: 
0738265519
Hours: 
10am-5pm Tue to Sun
Admission: 
Free
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, disabled toilet, guided tours, conference room, surrounding parkland with seating
Collection: 
Primarily works acquired from the Logan Art Award (no longer operating). Emerging young contemporary artists especially Queensland. The "Logan: A Sense of Place" collection which depicts aspects of the life and history of Logan.
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Items

Sculpture

Book of Boats

Book of Boats
Creator:
Avery, Scott
Description:
An assemblage of found wooden boat parts made in the shape of a large book. Shapes also refer to old fashioned boat designs.
Date:
1997 LAC 3
Item Id Number:
1997 LAC1

Work refers to a cumulative history of old or lost technologies. A document of boat building history.

Sculpture

Waists

Waists
Creator:
Jill Barker
Description:
Four units made from cast polyurethane foam painted with pearlescent paint
Date:
1994
Item Id Number:
1994 LAC 2

The work refers to the hierarchy of significance given to various parts of the female body. Waists are a 'non area' between more common erogenous zones

Painting

Edge

Edge
Creator:
Kim Mahood
Description:
Bitumen and powder pigment on canvas in a perspex box frame. Body print image with text and maps. Refers to mapping of landscape and the effects of the body in the landscape
Date:
1994
Item Id Number:
1994 LAC

Painting/ Assemblage

As You Like It' - Logan's Run

As You Like It' - Logan's Run
Creator:
Hollingsworth, Scott C L H
Description:
Watercolour and acrylic wash over road atlas pages wrapped in mylar. 30x66cms
Date:
1997
Item Id Number:
1997 SOP 1

The refers to Logan's "blood for mud" manner of early settlement and the persecution of original indigenous inhabitants. A parallel is made between mapping and possession.

Painting

Banksia Integrifolia

Banksia Integrifolia
Creator:
Irvine, Lola
Description:
Oil on canvas on board. Painting of a vase of Banksia Integrifolia branches in a European still life manner
Date:
1999
Item Id Number:
1999 SOP1

In the Logan: A Sense of Place Collection. Banksia Integriflora is the Logan emblem. The painting was commissioned by the gallery from the artist who lives in Logan