Elegant design, beautiful photography and several fold-out pages showcase this incredible collection of artworks, and interviews with nine contemporary artists delve into the artistic process: Richard Bell, Vivienne Binns, Jon Cattapan, Peter Cripps, Bonita Ely, d harding, Ross Manning, Rosslynd Piggott and Judy Watson. 

Over two decades, Brisbane collector and benefactor James C. Sourris AM has amassed an extensive collection of Australian art, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, focusing on contemporary and postwar Australian artists, with particular attention given to artists from Queensland. A major benefactor to the Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Sourris has generously gifted around 200 works to the Gallery's Collection to date and this publication will highlight his longstanding generosity and the significance of his contributions. The book features Chris Saines CNZM, Director, QAGOMA, in conversation with James C. Sourris AM and an essay by exhibition curator, Peter McKay, Curatorial Manager, Australian Art, QAGOMA, as well as interviews with nine high-profile contemporary artists.

25 February – 9 July 2023
slq Gallery, level 2

Hear their words; see their work.  

We invite you to engage with the James C Sourris AM Artist Interviews Collection, a series of in-depth and intimate video interviews where you will hear the words of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists and see the work of selected artists.

The exhibition will also feature contemporary works by Vernon Ah Kee, Luke Roberts, Fiona Foley, Judith Wright, Leonard Brown, Anne Wallace, Sandra Selig, and Eugene Carchesio. 

This is your chance to Meet the Artists.