About The Gallery

MyAll 107

arts, leisure and learning

Gallery 107 @ Dalby is an integral part of the Dalby Cultural Precinct at MyALL 107 and collaborates with the Western Downs Library; the local Radio Station 4DDD and the Cinema to enhance and cross pollinate the visitation experience. The gallery’s aim is to showcase, support and nurture local creative talent by reserving a proportion of its exhibition program for artists from across the Western Downs Region.

 

The gallery committee facilitates a variety of exhibitions that appeal to, and evoke emotional responses in, a wide range of audiences. The exhibitions are always an interesting experience for audiences as they range from local artwork to national touring exhibitions. With every exhibition the gallery tries to relate in as many ways as possible to our contemporary audience and offer new insights on our society through the visual arts.

 

Volunteers play a vital role in the day-to-day activities of Gallery 107 @ Dalby. A range of roles are available with in house training offered to all volunteers.

 

Gallery 107 @ Dalby is open Monday - Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm and on Saturdays 10:00am to 12:00pm. Closed Sunday and Public Holidays.

 

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Current Exhibition

OUR LIVING HERITAGE

Our Living Heritage was launched by the Regional Arts Council of Dalby Inc in September 2000.  In April 1999, Mr Richard Hooke was given the task of Photographing selected Seniors from across the Dalby and Wambo Shire Area.  

The personal stories and photography of some of the Senior Citizens of our area are quite remarkable.  What is seen in this exhibition is a selection of thirty people who start to form a visual kaleidoscope of the diversity of personal character, history, tenacity, humour and substance, which has formed spontaneously over time into the nature and personality of the district.

Who are the 'THREE WELL KNOWN AUSTRALIANS'

in the Painting

GUESS WHO?  Locals are being invited to guess who the three well-know Australians are in this painting. 

If there’s such a thing as comfort food in the visual arts world, Martin Shaw’s painting may well be it.  Created in 1982, Three Well-Known Australians is striking in its simplicity: three abstract figures – a headless blue figure, a crouching red figure and a green figure holding an umbrella – sit on a bright yellow background.

But the artwork isn’t just about acrylics on canvas. Shaw, 62, has been touring his painting around Australia since 1983, collecting the names of the people who have visited the work, and cataloging in yearbooks whom they think the figures might represent.

Shaw sees his project as something that ought to stand the test of time. “These yearbooks form a portrait of Australia – what people in 1983 thought is going to be different to what people think in a 100 years’ time,” he says.

ACTIVE SENIORS IN OUR COMMUNITY

This photographic exhibition depicting the active side of Dalby Seniors.  The Dalby Seniors' Week Committee commissioned the exhibition to coincide with Seniors' Week celebrations in 2006.

The exhibition featured the work of talented and then youthful photographer, Nick Shipway.

At the time she said the exhibition showcased the active and interesting side of people over the age of 60.

"We want to show just how active and interesting life can be in the later years and to debunk any misconceptions generally attributed to older people," Mrs Smith said.

Nick Shipway gathered evidence to show how men and women not only in their 60s, but also in their 70s and 80s, are thoroughly enjoying an active, stimulating life.

"I want people to get an appreciation for the seniors and know how much they do," said Nick.

Are you an artist looking to showcase your art?

If you are interested in exhibiting at Gallery 107 please send us an email to request an exhibition pack.