by Barry Craig My first experience of New Guinea was at Telefomin 1962-1965. I had graduated with a degree in Social Anthropology at University of Sydney 1960, gained a Diploma of Education 1961 and signed up as an Education Officer with the Department of Territories administration in Papua New Guinea. While at Telefomin, I hosted […] Continue Reading...
by Antony JP Meyer It all began with the discovery of the Americas by Christopher Columbus in 1492 at the very end of the 15th century when he met with the Täino culture of Haiti and Santo Domingo, although by the middle of the 15th century the Portuguese were already trading with Africa and the […] Continue Reading...
by Todd Barlin A passion for collecting over 40 years will showcase not only Oceanic Art but also Artworks from SE Asia, Tibet and Japan. The small group tours will be on the day before the OAS Forum on 31 January 2019. I will give two small group private tours of my collection at 2pm […] Continue Reading...
by Michael Martin The Royal Academy in London is holding a major exhibition of the art of the Pacific from the 29th September to the 10th December 2018. Entitled “Oceania”, it is the first major exhibition of its type to ever be held in London and marks the 250th anniversary of the establishment of the […] Continue Reading...
Elizabeth (Beth) Pryce is well known to Oceanic art lovers throughout Australia and around the world. A founding member of the OAS and inaugural Secretary, Elizabeth is one of the select few to have received the distinction of being made an Honorary Life Member of the OAS in return for her many years of service […] Continue Reading...
Collections and Artists, Then and Now. - Coinciding with new displays of Oceanic and Indigenous Australian art, this two-day forum will focus on how collections of art from the region have been formed and re-defined.
Exhibition : Master Pieces of Oceanic Art from the Todd Barlin Collection
during OAS Forum February 2019
A passion for collecting over 20 years will showcase not only Oceanic Art but also … [Read More...]
Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
23 March – 25 August 2019
Tā moko is the unique Māori art of marking the skin with connecting patterns … [Read More...]
Art Gallery of NSW
Oceanic Art Society Forum: free Sunday events - BOOK ONLINE.
Accompanying the two-day Oceanic Art Society forum: Aboriginal and Pacific art: collections and artists, … [Read More...]
To all OAS Members and Friends You are invited to attend the Oceanic Art Society 2018 End of Year Function which will be held on Saturday 10 November 2018 at The Middle Harbour Skiffs Yacht Club in … [Read More...]