Welcome to Gannon House Gallery

Gannon House Gallery sits on Gadigal Land and we acknowledge the elders past, present and emerging.



Browse the latest Aboriginal Art to come into the gallery or spend some time looking through the large collection of paintings and artifacts dating back to the mid 1980’s. All work is ethically sourced from communities or artists living and working in Australia. We are a signatory to the indigenous art code and strive to present work in a way reflective of the culture it comes from.

Browse the Collection

Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula painted the stories inherited from her father. Told for hundreds of generations and latterly applied to canvas her paintings are unique.

Lily Kelly Napangardi

Lily Kelly Napangardi paints stunning paintings of the sandhills in the western desert.

Vale Ms Petyarre

Vale Ms Petyarre Ms Petyarre passed away after a long illness in June 2021. She worked with Gannon House Gallery for nearly 20 years and from her earliest paintings become one of our most popular artists. Petyarre began her art making in batik in 1977 with a group...


Coolamons are vessels hollowed from sections of wood or bark used for carrying everything from food to babies. They were shaped as elongated, concave, ovals for easy of transport on the hip. Some examples were highly decorated and usually painted for sale or trade....

Explore the Collector's Room

Come into the Gallery or view the collection online. Artists such as Warlimpiirnga Tjapaltjarri, Willy Tjungurrayi, Lily Kelly Napangardi and Yukultji Napangardi are in high demand while Makinti Napanangka, Dorothy Napangardi and George Tjungurrayi continue to attract attention from dedicated collectors.

Gannon Contemporary Art

For the last 30 years Gannon House Gallery has exhibited artwork by artists living and working in Australia. Greg Hyde, Rachel Carmichael, Geoff Bromillow, Conchita Carambano, Noel Hart and Eileen Gordon and Grant Donaldson from Gordon Glass are some of the most popular. We now have a dedicated website for contemporary art. Click below to view the collection.

Feature Artist

Born C.1929 Minnie Pwerle began painting in her late 80’s after reconnecting with her daughter, artist Barbara Weir. Minnie lived in the Utopia Community in the Northern Territory where some of the best known artists have developed their craft. Her paintings featured the body paint designs, known as Awelye, and bush melons. Many women from the area painted stories of bush medicine and food or the ceremonies for these. 

Gannon House Gallery has developed a large collection of her paintings painted from 2002 through to 2010 when she passed away. You can see the collection below.

Gannon House Gallery

Visit Us

45 Argyle Street,

The Rocks, Sydney,

NSW, 2000


Opening Hours

Monday – Sunday: 11am – 5pm

or by appointment.