Exhibitions

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Mandel Art Gallery is very pleased to announce that we are now representing Yondee’s paintings in Melbourne. Due to the reputation of our gallery Yondee contacted us so that we could show case his ‘Fire’ and ‘Water’ dreaming in Melbourne. In the short time that we have exhibited his works the feedback has been outstanding. … Continue reading Yondee The Unbelievable (10th – 24th April 2018)

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Mandel Art Gallery is very pleased to have commissioned Louise Numina to do a series of paintings. Louise is an extremely talented artist who resides in Darwin but her roots are from Utopia. Louise comes from a large family of painters, and they all influence each others styles. In this particular exhibition we are focusing … Continue reading Louise Numina Napanangka Exhibition (16th – 25th Feb 2018)

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Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi is the fastest appreciating artist and its no wonder as she is a daughter of Australia’s most famous indigenous painter ‘CLIFFORD POSSUM’. In this exhibition, you will have the opportunity to see Gabriella paint her masterpieces. Her Grandmothers country is no doubt her most sort after painting due to the many stories … Continue reading Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi is destined to be like her father (09th – 24th Jan 2018)

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Ningura Naparulla is one of our favorite artists and she is sadly missed. This Exhibition of her paintings demonstrates the powerful use of simple strokes and dotting in creating masterpieces.  She is typical of Kintore artists where their works resonate so much energy. In viewing this exhibition you will immediately be energized by the powerful … Continue reading Ningura Naparulla – Raw & Powerful Artworks (01st – 12th Nov 2017)

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Minnie Pwerle was an outstanding artist who put a lot of Ethiopian artist in the spot light. Her incredible use of colour expressed so wonderfully her ‘Women Ceremony’  paintings. She is no doubt in the top 20 of aboriginal painters, still today the interest in her work is overwhelming and a quick look at her … Continue reading Minnie Pwerle exhibition on her small paintings (13th – 29th Oct 2017)

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Lorna was born in Haasts Bluff and began painting in 1996. Her unique style of Dot and Line work is simple yet quite complex and reflects the dynamic landscape of western desert. In this exhibition you will see how her line work depicts her upbringing. Lorna was married to Bobby Tjupurrula (who is also a prominent painter). … Continue reading Lorna Brown Napanangka – Simplicity & Complexity at its best (20th – 30th Sep 2017)

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In July the feature exhibition was focused on an emerging artist – Geraldine McDonald who spent three weeks painting in our gallery along with her renowned grandmother Debra McDonald Nangala. Debra is originally from Papunya and comes from a heritage of remarkable artists. Her late grandfather “Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi” was prominent first generation artist and … Continue reading Debra McDonald Nangala – Papunya Tula Artist Exhibition (15th – 31st August)

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Geraldine McDonald comes from a long family tree of painters, her grandmother being Debra McDonald who derived a lot of her dreamings from her grandfather – Shorty Lungata. Geraldine was our resident painter for three weeks during this month – July. It was very fulfilling to see this young lady demonstrated her skills on canvas, … Continue reading Geraldine McDonald – A young artist making her stand in the art world (15 – 29 Jul 2017)

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Narelle Kitson is another emerging artist as with many indigenous artist, they don’t always paint full-time and this is certainly the case with Narelle she has come to Melbourne to visit family and we have taken her in as our resident painter. In this period we have seen her wonderful works being “Water dreaming and … Continue reading Narelle Kitson – The daughter of highly acclaimed Janet Long Nakamarra (15 – 30 Jun 2017)

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In March, we had an exhibition to showcase the wonderful works of ‘Felicity Robertson Nampitjinpa’ from Yuendumu. As mentioned we were fortunate to have felicity paint in Gallery in late December 2016. Through Felicity’s assistance we have been fortunate entice three prominent artists from Yuendumu – Ida, Alice & Loraine Granites. The Trio painted for … Continue reading Artist from Yuendumu – Ida, Alice & Loraine Granites Exhibition (09th – 27th May)