What a crowd! Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Hot Summers Night Opening Night. Including live music by the Koi Boys, great food, wine and a beautiful selection of art, this night was fantastic!
What a spectacular night! Showcasing 235 artworks by 100 artists, ‘Threesome’ is 19 Karen’s largest exhibition yet! It is a great collaborative effort between Australian and International artists culminating 2019 as the Gallery to Watch. Thank you to everyone who joined us on our Opening Night of what we hope to be the first of many International group shows. […]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for Opening Night of Jisbar and Antonyo Marest’s shows. What a fantastic night! It also featured live painting by Jisbar and Antonyo with the artwork being auctioned off on the night. Art, fun, music, great company and conversation. Thank you to all who came along to a truly […]
On Friday 11th October we celebrated the unveiling of Antonyo Marest’s new mural at Room 81, Sofitel Gold Coast and Jisbar custom painted a selection of the guests bags and shirts, as we enjoyed a beautiful dinner for a small group of clients and friends at the newly renovated Room 81 at Sofitel Gold Coast […]
All the photos from La Nuit by Sofitel – a celebration of art and culture and our new partnership with the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach. A fantastic evening at the beautiful Sofitel, surrounded by amazing people, great food, a cocktail or two and of course the beautiful art by our 19 Karen artists. Many thanks […]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the opening night of Angie and Alison’s debut 19 Karen solo shows. What an amazing night! Music by The James Street Preachers. Catering by Lilicious Catering
What a great afternoon. Big thanks to everyone who joined us for such a wonderful afternoon as we celebrated the opening of AM DeBrincat’s new show – Halogen Venus. Thank you Lilicious Catering for the amazing food. AM’s show will run until 9th June.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the opening night of Gola Hundun’s debut Australian solo show. What a fantastic night! Amazing art, Gola there to welcome everyone and talk about his art, beautiful music by local Jackson James Smith and delicious catering by Lilicious Catering. Gola’s debut Australian show – ‘7.6 Billion And […]
Despite the rain, it was an amazing night! A big thank you to everyone who braved the weather, came along and made it such a success. Fun times, great tunes, delicious food and amazing art. Solo Shows by: Dan Withey – The day the world was ok Helen Holmes – ‘Knock Knock’ Who’s There? […]
Oh what a night! Great food, friends, music and AMAZING art. A big thank you to everyone who came along to our opening night and helped make it so much fun. Solo Shows by: Mellissa Read-Devine – Verdance Sally Paxton – Colours of the Spirit Megan Puls – Mangrove Music by: The James Street […]
A big thank you to everyone who came along to our opening night and made it such a great success. Thank you to all the artists whose amazing works lined the walls, and to artist Johnny Romeo for coming along as our special guest. Even as a BYO event we all still managed to have […]
What a night! Opening night of our May Exhibition was a great success! Celebrating the opening of 4 shows: Go Suga (Gold Coast) – Time Traveller Sacha Beverley (Gold Coast) – Make A Wish Ryuzo Kojima (Japan) – Living With Nature Peter-John de Villiers (Norway) – Domestica Entertainment by: Jackson James Smith
What a night! Opening night of our first show of the year was a fantastic event. Bitter|Sweet – An International Group Exhibition – curated by beautiful.bizarre Magazine – featuring 23 exciting contemporary creatives from the world over. Music from The James Street Preachers.
Installation photos from our latest International Group Exhibition – Bitter|Sweet – curated by beautiful.bizarre Magazine. Exhibition runs until 29th April 2017. Exhibiting Artists: Alexandra Levasseur, Crystal Morey, Edith Lebeau, Emilio Villalba, Erika Sanada, Ewa Pronczuk-Kuziak, Harold Munoz, Hieu Nguyen, Julie Filipenko, Kazuhiro Hori, Kildren, Kirsten Stingle, Lisa King, Marie Larkin, Margarita Sampson, Mahlimae, Pamela Wilson, Pippa McManus, Rebecca Leveille, Sarah […]
Startup Creative for the second year in a row hosted Spring Fling Entrepreneur Networking events at our gallery. Young entrepreneurs who were eager to listen and learn how to success in business came along and enjoyed the night.
What a night! Have a look at some of the photos from our opening night. Solo shows by: Janine Daddo – Talk Of Love Marina Gonzalez Eme – Blank Roy B Wilkins – Face2Face Entertainment by: The James Street Preachers
Opening night of our November exhibition. Solo shows by- Johnny Romeo – POP Life Carolyn O’Neill – Abstracted Still Life Skount – Projections : Internal Latent Music by : The James Street Preachers
On Thursday 1st October, 19 Karen played host to Spring Fling – An Entrepreneur Networking Evening – hosted by StartUp Creative and The Village Markets and featuring inspirational talks with Alex Olsen (Violet Gray), Becky Jack (Peony Swimwear) and Emma McClean (Children Of The Tribe). Live music by Ondre Solien.
Opening Night of our September exhibition. Featuring solo shows by Ben Sheers – ‘Night’, Jessica Watts – ‘Debutante’ and Petra Reece – ‘In Search Of Light’. With guest speaker, Richard Blundell – artist and teacher at Griffith University – Queensland College of Art. With all 3 artists in attendance, it was a fantastic evening at 19 […]
PAIN/TING – Open Walls Gallery – Berlin, Germany An International Group Exhibition about Pain curated by artist Juan Arata. Featuring: Ben Sheers, Blo, Clare Toms, Dan Withey, Danny Figueroa, Esther Erlich, Filthy The Bear, Go Suga, Guim Tió Zarraluki, James Bullough, James Reka, Jason Bryant, Jaybo Monk, Jennifer Mondfrans, Johnny Romeo, Juan Arata, Kate McCarthy, […]
Solo shows by Guim Tió Zarraluki, Elisa Pettenon and Patrick Oudin Guim Tió Zarraluki – ‘Pallete People’ Elisa Pettenon – ‘White Night’ Patrick Oudin – ‘Retrospective’ ‘Sexy’ ceramics expose featuring Leisa Russell, Michaela Kloeckner, Midge Johansen and Skuja Braden What a night. With 6 of our exhibiting artists in attendance, it was a great night – […]
RED Expressionism Group Show Images from opening night of our group show: RED – Expressionism – at the Sofitel Gold Coast on Friday 1st May. Featuring: Richard Denny, DAIN, Go Suga, Jon Stucky, Juan Arata, Helen Holmes, Jessica Watts, Johnny Romeo, Kate McCarthy, Carolyn O’Neill, Carole King, Roy Wilkins, Richard Blundell, Helen Oprey, Okuda, Stikki Peaches […]
Solo shows by Melissa Hartley, Helen Holmes, Jared Fountain and Yosi Messiah Melissa Hartley – ‘The Tarnished Hour’ Helen Holmes – ‘Keeping Good Company’ Jared Fountain – ‘The Velvet Revolution’ Yosi Messiah – ‘Just Paradise’ The opening night was a great success with a huge crowd! All 4 artists were there to meet and talk about […]
Solo shows by Peter Nowotny and R.Nicholas Kuszyk Peter Nowotny – ‘Reflection Ornaments and the Spirit of Gold Coast’ R.Nicholas Kuszyk – ‘Wave Rave’ Despite the crazy weather that was being thrown at us, the opening night was an amazing success with many art lovers braving the elements to come along and meet Nick, and […]
Solo shows by Agostino Iacurci and Richard Blundell Agostino Iacurci – ‘Match Mismatch’ Richard Blundell – Mini Solo show This was a show so big we had 2 openings! Saturday was our grand opening night, with Richard Blundell from Queensland College of Art as our guest speaker and DJ BRCKS providing the entertainment, and all 4 […]
Solo shows by Dan Withey and Leigh Pearson Dan Withey – ‘Influx’ Leigh Pearson – ‘Anew’ Group show – ‘Together’ – curated by Patrick Oudin Featuring: Didier Bled, Gregory Bled, Guy Fontdeville, Hugue Renck, Jacque Etienne, Jean-Pierre Rousset, Jonathen Morisset, Martine Itasse, Patricia Nikdad, Patrick Oudin and Xavier de Kepper What an amazing night! We […]
Today’s Ways Design + exploration + technology + thinking & the Gold Coast On Saturday 16th August, 19 Karen in conjunction with Griffith University – Queensland College of Art, brought together some of the most innovative and creative local designers and photographers to showcase and celebrate design, exploration, technology, manufacturing and thinking on the Gold […]
The first in our series of Artist Dinners Guest artist – Anne Smerdon Catering by Fingers and Bones 19 Karen in conjunction with creative caterers Fingers and Bones presented the first in our serious of Artist Dinners featuring the lovely Anne Smerdon as our guest artist. In a wonderful evening of art, music and delicious […]
Group show at the Sofitel Gold Coast- A tribute to Michael Jackson’s 10 Best Film Clips Participating Artists: Anne Smerdon, Auguste Blackman, Beck Wheeler, Carole King, Dana Ellyn, Elisa Pettenon, Jacqui Doran, James Freiberg, Jason Bryant, Jessica Watts, Johnny Romeo, Kate McCarthy, Kelly Sullivan, Kris Abigail Atienza, Matt Sesow, Masha Vereshchenko, Melissa Read-Devine, Michaela Kloeckner, […]
Solo shows by Auguste Blackman, Hugh Ford, Leisa Russell and Ray Paul Auguste Blackman – ‘Floral Tribute’ Hugh Ford – ‘Nostalgic for Now’ Leisa Russell – ‘Tactile Fusion’ Ray Paul – ‘Juicy Fruit’
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Solo shows by Esther Erlich, Johnny Romeo, Richard Denny and Michaela Kloeckner Esther Erlich – ‘Fahrenheit’ Johnny Romeo – ‘POPism – The Andy Warhol Show’ Richard Denny – ‘The Description’ Michaela Kloeckner – ‘Love, Eat and Play’ Photography: Kylie Cox and Mark Bermingham
Solo shows by Clare Toms, Mark Warren, Mellissa Read-Devine and Will Duncan Clare Toms – ‘Guise’ Mark Warren – ‘Rhythm’ Mellissa Read-Devine – ‘Sanctuary’ Will Duncan – ‘Wizzards’ Photography: Kylie Cox and Laura Rodriguez Castro
Solo shows by Carole King, Guim Tió Zarraluki, Jacqui Doran and Sarah Beetson Carole King – ‘Water World’ Guim Tió Zarraluki Jacqui Doran – ‘Blood & Bone’ Sarah Beetson – ‘All of the Places that I have Lived’ Photography: Kylie Cox, Laura Rodriguez Castro and Mark Bermingham
On 15th August, 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace played host to the media call and preview event for the 2013 Swell Sculpture Festival. Dignitaries, artists and special guests gathered for a special question session with some of the artists involved in this years festival, plus an overview of what to expect from this years spectacular.
The Art of Cirque du Soleil – Group Show Hosted by The Sofitel Hotel Gold Coast Our group show ‘The Art of Cirque du Soleil’ opened in style on Friday 31 May, 2013 at The Sofitel Gold Coast. Featuring: Amanda Shelsher, Anne Smerdon, Auguste Blackman, Beck Wheeler, Carmel Debreuil, Carole King, Clare Toms, David Green, […]
Solo shows by Amanda Shelsher, Anne Smerdon, Jacqui Doran and Jennifer Mondfrans Amanda Shelsher – ‘Nature, Nurture Anne Smerdon – ‘Wild Horses’ Jacqui Doran – ‘Wild Things’ and Jennifer Mondfrans – ‘At Least I have You to Rememeber Me’ Photography: Laura Rodriquez Castro, Kylie Cox and Mark Bermingham
Kellie and Ryan’s Wedding Reception What a wedding that was!!! Kellie and Ryan got married and had their reception at 19 Karen on the 27th of April 2013. They had the best time with friends and family (as you can see in the photos). A lot of dancing and drinking went on but everyone behaved […]
Tasmania-based artist Kate McCarthy presented an artist talk at Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach’s Room81 on Sunday 24 February. In conjunction with her solo show, ‘A mon tour – Koolamara’, Kate shared an insight into various aspects of her arts practice, including; inspiration and themes, work processes, education and training. Photography: Kylie Cox