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Moreland Art Collection

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick administers the Moreland Art Collection.

Including over 300 artworks, the collection is growing steadily through the implementation of the Art Acquisition and Development Policy.

The collection has developed through purchases, donations and commissions with artworks subsequently displayed in Council building foyers and meeting rooms, libraries and in specially curated exhibitions at the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick.

The collection aims to enhance the awareness, understanding, and appreciation of art. It also aims to generate discussion about art, culture, social and environmental issues.

Hoda Afshar. Behrouz Boochani – Manus Island. 2018 Archival pigment print 100 x 83 cm Edition 2 of 5 + 2AP. Moreland Art Collection. Image courtesy the artist and Milani Gallery.
Rose Nolan, ENOUGH, 2016. Screenprint concertina book on BFK Rives 270 gsm. 22 x 14 cm. Edition of 100. Moreland Art Collection.
Joy Hester. Face 1, 1947-48. Brush and ink and gouache 31.5 x 24 cm. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Simon Payne and Stephen Hewitt. Moreland Art Collection.
Kirsten Lyttle. He Was an Alien in the Pacific, 2008. Type C Print 81.5 x 50.5 cm. Edition of 5. Moreland Art Collection. Image courtesy the artist.
Noel Counihan. Laughing Christ 6, 1970. Oil on canvas 183 x 152.5 cm. Donated by Peter Cox. Moreland Art Collection. Image courtesy the Counihan Estate. Photographer: Janelle Low.
Rennie Ellis. Richmond Fans, Grand Final, MCG 1974, 1974. C-type print. 50.8 x 61 cm. Edition 4 of 60. Moreland Art Collection. Image courtesy the Rennie Ellis. Photographic Archive.
Shaun Tan. Jewell Station, Night, 2016. Oil on board 15 x 20 cm. Moreland Art Collection. Image courtesy the artist.
Jill Orr. Southern Cross – To bear and behold – Burning, 2007. Inkjet Museo Silver Rag Archival paper 88 x 155 cm. Moreland Art Collection. Image courtesy the artist.