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Booker-Lowe Gallery

Featuring the largest collection of contemporary Australian Aboriginal art in the Americas

Founded in 2002, Booker-Lowe Gallery is one of only a handful of American art spaces dedicated to Aboriginal fine art. The owners – Nana Booker AM, who also serves as Australia's Honorary Consul of the State of Texas, and M. David Lowe – personally select paintings, prints, and carvings for the gallery during their visits to remote Aboriginal communities and towns.

Booker-Lowe Gallery offers:

Master works by leading artists from the Central and Western deserts, the Kimberleys of Western Australia, and Lockhart River on the Cape York Peninsula
Porcelain vessels and tablescapes by internationally-acclaimed Australian ceramics artist Pippin Drysdale
Bark paintings, ceremonial poles, carvings, paintings on paper and canvas, and works on paper from Arnhem Land and the Tiwi Islands
Fine art prints by indigenous artists from throughout Australia, including the Torres Strait Islands
Highly-collectible and affordable works by emerging artists
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Houston

United States
Address:
4623 Feagan Street
77007
Phone: 713-880-1541
Fax: 713-862-8364
Website: www.bookerlowegallery.com


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Artists Represented

Ada Bird Petyarre
Adrian King
Anmanari Napanangka
Bai Bai Napangardi
Barbara Weir Petyarre
Barney Ellaga
Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
Bombatu Napangati
Charlie Egalie Tjapaltjarri
Christine Yukenbarri
Dolly Snell
Elizabeth Nyumi
Eubena Nampatjin
Eunice Napanangka Jack
Evelyn Jugadai
Evelyn Sandy
Fiona Omeenyo
Flora Holt
Gloria Petyarre
Gracie Greene
Greeny Purvis
Gulumbu Yunupinju
Heather Umbagai
Hector Jandany
Honeychild Yankarr 
Janet Forrester
Jill Nungarrayi Watson
Jill Watson
Judy Mengil
Judy Napangardi Watson
Kathleen Nungarai Whiskey
Kathleen Petyarre
Leroy Platt
Lindsay Bird Mpetyane
Long Tom Tjapanangka
Lucy Loomoo
Maryann Downs 
Michael Jagamarra Nelson
Minnie Pascoe
Minnie Pwerle
Mitjili Naparrula
Moira Macumboy
Molly Napatjarri Jugadai
Morris Japanangka
Nada Rawlins
Nangawarra Ward Napurrula
Natalie Puantulurra
Nora Wompi
Paddy Carlton 
Paddy Japaljarri Sims
Patrick Butcher
Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri
Penny K-Lyons
Raymond Maxwell Tjampitjinpa
Rosella Namok
Rosie Goodjie
Roy Burniyila
Samantha Hobson 
Shorty Jangala Robertson
Silas Hobson 
Stan Brumby
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Current Exhibitions

A5: The Annual Affordable Australian Aboriginal Art Fair
Saturday, 10 July 2010

Booker-Lowe Gallery presents its yearly exhibition of Australian Aboriginal art priced under $1000., including paintings on canvas and linen, etchings and linocuts, and carved objects. The gallery, located at 4623 Feagan Street, Houston, will launch the show with an Open House, Saturday, 10 July, from 11 am – 6 pm.

Nana Booker, who heads the gallery and serves as Australia's Honorary Consul/Texas, said, "Each year we present the works of leading and emerging artists, and the prices reflect the artists' reputations in the international marketplace. We 'shop' for our summer show when we travel to Australia, negotiating for these works by emerging artists, so we can offer them at accessible prices."

This year's A5, our Annual Affordable Australian Aboriginal Art Fair, features colorful new paintings from Ngurratjuta’s central desert artists and framed black-and-white linocuts from the Torres Strait Islands, as well as paintings, prints, small carvings, and jewelry from the Northern Territory and West... [ Read all ]


Forthcoming Exhibitions

23 September 2010 “Warlu manu Ngapa -- Fire and Water” New Australian Aboriginal Paintings from Yuendumu. Booker-Lowe Gallery, Houston. Through 12 Nov.

17 November 2010 “Puuya Kuntha -- Strong Heart” New Works by Aboriginal Artists from the Lockhart River Art Gang. Booker-Lowe Gallery, Houston, Through 25 Jan 2011.

27 January 2011 “G’Day USA Traveling Aboriginal Art Exhibition,” Booker-Lowe Gallery, Houston, Through 17 Mar 2011.

19 March 2011 “Anangu Clan Paintings from Aboriginal Artists of South Australia,”
Booker-Lowe Gallery, Houston, Through 17 May

19 May 2011 Group Show of New Australian Aboriginal Paintings, Booker-Lowe Gallery, Houston, Through 7 July

9 July 2011 “The A5 (Annual Affordable Australian Aboriginal Art) Fair,” Booker-Lowe Gallery, Houston, Through 14 Sept.


Previous Exhibitions

TANAMI MAPPING: Porcelain Tablescapes and Vessels by Australian Ceramist Pippin Drysdale

WHERE CREEKS CROSS: New Australian Aboriginal Paintings from Ikuntji

PRINTS CHARMING: Introducing "The Waringarri Suite"

UNCRATED V: New works from recent visits with Australian Aboriginal Artists

ANCIENT LANDS/MODERN LANDSCAPES: Aboriginal Paintings from Sandover River Country

CIRCLES AND CEREMONIES: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Paintings by Old Masters and New Stars

WOMEN'S BUSINESS: Paintings by Leading and Emerging Australian Aboriginal Women Artists

TRACKS: New Works by Leading and Emerging Artists of Yuendumu

GROUNDED: Contemporary Works by Australian Aboriginal Artists

TRUE NORTH: Linocuts and etchings by indigenous artists from Australia's "Top End"

EARTH COLORS RECAPTURED: New Paintings in natural ochres by Aboriginal artists from Australia's acclaimed Waringarri Art Centre

EARTH COLORS: Paintings by Aboriginal Artists from the Northern Territory

AFFORDABLE ABORIGINAL ART!

FROM THE DESERT TO SALTWATER: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Paintings from Bidyadanga

THE ART GANG RETURNS!
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Location And Getting There

4623 Feagan Street
Houston, Texas 77007
USA


Contact-Directors/Staff

Nana Booker, Owner


Opening Times

11 am - 5 pm, Wednesday - Saturday