Seeking Madam Picasso

Seeking Madam Picasso

19 Sep 13 - 12 Oct 13, All Day

A collection of masterpieces by local women not daily recognised for their artistic talent! They are invited to express their vision of Happiness. An Auction on opening night will raise funds for Pinaroo and the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

My Fantasy Life

19 Sep 13 - 26 Oct 13, All Day

Invitational. Women, non artists, to paint on canvas, their “fantasy” life

The Art of Zhen Shan Ren

The Art of Zhen Shan Ren

5 Sep 13 - 14 Sep 13, All Day

In a world where economic interests are given more importance than human rights, 18 artists have found a peaceful yet powerful way to express their wish for the end to an unjust persecution through a return to traditional culture and values.

Falun Gong

8 Aug 13 - 14 Sep 13, 2:00 pm

Chinese political statement paintings.

Of Drought & Flooding Rains

27 Jun 13 - 3 Aug 13, All Day

Landscapes by ex-Roma artist Noel Miller. All the works in this exhibition have been influenced by Dorothea Mackellars iconic poem ‘My Country’.

A Rare Bird

16 May 13 - 22 Jun 13, All Day

Hand carved and painted native birds by Queensland artist Ted Barraclough.

In The Garden Of....

4 Apr 13 - 11 May 13, All Day

Carmen Hannay explores her world with paint & pencil.

Garden Art....An Easter Event

27 Mar 13 - 30 Mar 13, All Day

Showcasing the innovation of our local 3D artists.

Flying Arts 2012 Regional Art Awards

28 Feb 13 - 23 Mar 13, All Day

A marvellously diverse collection of works, this was the first Exhibition in the Gallery for 2013 and ran from 1st March to 24th March.

Three emerging Maranoa Artists

8 Nov 12 - 15 Dec 12, All Day

Nicole Harper, Mitchell. Tammie Saunders, Roma. Kathy Ellem, Surat. Three young women juggling many roles. Finding time for their art practice is a challenge. This was the final exhibition for 2012 and was on show from 9th November to 16th December

Maranoa Artists Group Show "Year of the Farmer"

27 Sep 12 - 3 Nov 12, All Day

Ran from 28th September to the 4th November. A varied display from our local artists.

Queensland Year 11 & 12 artworks

23 Aug 12 - 22 Sep 12, All Day

A Touring Exhibition of top Queensland year 11 and 12 artworks. This exhibition was on show from 24th August to 23rd September.

Shoot Straight You Bastards

6 Jul 12 - 11 Aug 12, All Day

Six Artists From Out of Nowhere commented on the world they live in. An installation, a movie, paintings & a book made up the facets of this exhibition, which voiced the artists concerns at the speed of mining development for coal & coal seam gas in Australia. Their particular concern being for the Great Artesian Basin & the displacement of people from the land. It was one of the best received Exhibitions to be shown in the Gallery.

A Sense of Occasion - 50 Years of Party Dresses

24 May 12 - 30 Jun 12, All Day

50 Years of Party Dresses from The Darnell Collection. A marvellous collection of fashion from a bygone era filled the Gallery. The show was a favourite with the public and drew many visitors. It Ran from 25th May to 1st July.


Essence of Australia from desert to sea

13 Apr 12 - 19 May 12, All Day

Brisbane artists Joan & Len Cooper presented their works from 14th April to 20th May. Joan showing her mixed media paintings & Len a great display of warm glass works. Opened 5.30pm 13th April by her excellency the Governor of Qld Ms Penelope Wensley AC.

2012 Roma Easter Art Show

5 Apr 12 - 8 Apr 12, All Day

Opening Night was a gala affair held in the lounge area of the Arts Centre onThursday 5th April at 7pm. Altho’ there were less entries this year,the standard was high and it was a great show. With thanks to the artists from far and wide who supported the Easter Art Show, and to the judge Peter McKay from the Qld Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art Brisbane.


2 Mar 12 - 31 Mar 12, All Day

Photography by Dr Robert Bourke. Being on call 24/7 in the town of Surat, Robert has ample time to observe the everyday items in his home & surrounds with an artists eye. A mixture of black and white and colour predominately abstract photographs was on display in the Gallery. This proved to be a fascinating exhibition and was very well attended.

Artesian Country

15 Feb 12 - 3 Mar 12, All Day

The first Exhibition for the year 2012 was Artesian Country. A travelling exhibition from QLD Arts Council. Paintings, photography and 3D works by 12 artists from the Blackall/Barcaldine area of Queenslands Great Artesian Basin. The lifeblood of outback Australia.

John Morrisons Journeys

17 Nov 11 - 17 Dec 11, All Day

Paintings & drawings in a representational style with Australian & overseas subjects. It ran from 18th November to 18th december. John presented a very large collection of mixed genres which filled the Gallery to capacity and attracted many viewers. We hope John, an ex local, enjoyed the journey back to Roma.


13 Oct 11 - 12 Nov 11, All Day

S e l f – an exploration of being.

Talented local photographers Alistair & Nellie Brown presented an excellent exhibition.

They combined photographic portraits of local identities in situations they were either very comfortable with or very uncomfortable with, and landscapes, with an installation depicting the aspirations and journey of life. The opening was spectacular as people enterered the Gallery in darkness, to find the floor covered in a million newspapers, representing the information age.

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