2019 was a big year for FLG, relocating from its original premises at 137 Flinders Lane and into Melbourne's iconic Nicholas Building. The video above documents the process, from working with the architects to moving over 200 artworks into a new gallery space.
FLG takes great pleasure in helping you source artworks that you will treasure for a lifetime. We know you lead a busy life and we are here to make sure you have an enjoyable and streamlined experience. With a broad range of contemporary artworks in our stockroom, we offer both layby and Artmoney payment options to ensure acquiring an artwork is a stress free decision. Claire Harris has over 25 years’ experience in the arts and values her role in sourcing artworks that are the right fit for your home, business, and lifestyle.
We look forward to finding the perfect artworks for you.
FLG is a contemporary art gallery in the heart of Melbourne, located on Level 1 of the Nicholas Building at the corner of Flinders Lane and Swanston Street. The gallery has been championing the practices of emerging, mid-career and established Australian artists since its inception in 1989. The FLG stable is unified by a commitment to presenting high quality, exceptional artworks that demonstrate conceptual rigour, technical expertise and creative sensitivity. The breadth of practice by FLG artists incorporates digital media and large scale multi-media installation, as well as more traditional modes of creative representation.Complementing its comprehensive year-long program of solo exhibitions, the gallery also produces critical catalogue essays and publications to supplement the works produced by each of its featured artists. FLG works closely with institutions, businesses, architects and curators to place artists’ works within major collections, secure public art commissions and to ensure their artists are reflected within the broader cultural landscape of awards and curated exhibitions.
With Director Claire Harris at the helm since 2006, FLG is committed to presenting its artists in a professional & enlightening manner, nurturing the passions of both new and seasoned art buyers alike.
Represented within the FLG stable are artists who have won significant prestigious awards including the Burnie Print Prize, Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, National Works on Paper Award, Sulman Art Prize, Ellen Jose Award, Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Archibald Packing Room Prize, Art Society of NSW Young Artist Prize, SBS Portrait Prize, National Capital Art Prize, Northern Beaches Art Prize, and the Portia Geach People’s Choice Award.
FLG artist's works are represented in a range of highly respected collections including government organisations such as the ACT Legislative Assembly Art Collection, Artbank, Parliament House, Canberra, Parliament House, Hobart, the State Library of Queensland, the State Library of Victoria, state and regional galleries such as the Art Gallery of NSW, the Art Gallery of South Australia, Queensland Art Gallery, Canberra Museum & Art Gallery, Geelong Regional Gallery, Gippsland Art Gallery, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, as well as within corporate collections including KPMG Art Collection, Macquarie Group Collection, Mirvac Collection in Australia, NAB Collection, Price Waterhouse Cooper. Internationally our artists are represented in a range of esteemed collections including the Bennett Collection of Women Realists, (USA), Douro Museum Printmaking Biennial Collection, (Portugal), Gifu Prefectural Ceramic Museum, (Japan), Guangdong Museum of Art, (China),Kunstsammlung Neubrandenburg, (Germany), Marriott Dallas Market Center, (USA), Royal Museum of Fine Art Antwerp, (Belgium), The Australian High Commission, (Singapore), the De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, (USA), the James E. Lewis Museum (Morgan State University, USA), the Royal College of Art London, (UK),and the Yueyuanyuan Sculpture Park, (China).
FLG would like to acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation who are the traditional custodians of the land on which FLG stands.
We would also like to pay respect to the Wurundjeri Elders, past and present, and extend this respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait people from other communities who live here today.
FLG is signatory to the Indigenous Art Code.
Flinders Lane Gallery
LEVEL 1, THE NICHOLAS BUILDING
CORNER FLINDERS LANE AND 37 SWANSTON ST
MELBOURNE, VIC 3000
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Due to our small team and space constraints we are unable to accept interns or work expereince placements.
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