Elixir of Light
4 July 2019 – 14 June 2020
Guest curated by Robinson's past student, Maureen Hansen, a practising artist herself, Elixir of Light brings together oil paintings, pastels, lithographs, watercolours and gouache works that celebrate the artist's extraordinary gift of colour perception
“Once you’re a painter it’s not a hobby, it becomes part of your very being. Every single thing you do to do with your living relates to your painting. You’re a sort of prisoner to your art.” – William Robinson AO
William Robinson 2012 © Mark Callanan
Our sister gallery: QUT Art Museum
William Robinson Gallery and our sister gallery, QUT Art Museum, are two of Queensland’s premier visual art institutions, situated in one of the CBD’s premium locations on the Brisbane river. Open Tuesday to Sunday, QUT Art Museum offers a diverse suite of in-house curated exhibitions drawn from the university’s extensive art collection as well as commissioned art projects, and touring exhibitions.
The William Robinson Gallery is situated in historic Old Government House, next to the Botanic Gardens in the Brisbane CBD.