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Recent exhibitions:

Bruce Buchanan
Elizabeth Poole
Kerry Argent
James Lamar Peterson
David Groom
Pene Edwards
Small Works
Denise Murray - Dancers
David Hinchliffe - Streets
Illustrations - Children's Books
Maki Horanai
Monte Lupo - A Sumptuous Affair
Franklin & Jones - DRIFT
Martyn & Quarantini
Stephen Nothling
Australian Icons
Dave Groom
Monte Lupo
Judith Sinnamon
Maki Horanai
Carol Forster
Kerry Argent
John & Isabel Millington
Frances Luke
COMpanis 09
Monte Lupo 09
Narelle Oliver 09
Ceramics 09
Dave Groom
Di West & Elizabeth Poole
Maki Horanai
Illustrators 09
Pru Morrison
Leon Pericles
Monte Lupo - Carnivale
Sculpture 08
Bruce Buchanan
Shannon Garson
David Groom
The Gobbling Tree
David Hinchliffe
Amanda Shadforth
Maki Horanai
Contemporary Qld Jewellery
Illustrations - Children's Books

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Other Booklaunches

Peter Carnavas
The Great Expedition

Mark Carthew
Can You Keep a Secret?

Chris Patrick
ABBA - Let the Music Speak

Kate Morton
The Forgotten Garden
(see event gallery)

Tony Groom
The World at My Feet

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Past exhibitions:

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Marks and Gardner Gallery at the Secret Garden CLOSED in January 2015 ...

The website will remain visible for a little while as a matter of courtesy for those who'd like to browse through our previous shows and artist works ...

About us

Marks & Gardner Gallery at Secret Garden is committed to exhibiting quality contemporary art by established and emerging Australian artists.  The innovative exhibition program presents exhibitions by contemporary painters, sculptors, printmakers, jewellers and designers, together with focus exhibitions including original illustrations from children’s books, and an annual ceramic exhibition.

The exhibition calendar changes every 4 weeks.

Marks and Gardner Gallery  is located on Tamborine Mountain, the Green behind the Gold™, just 35 minutes from the Gold Coast beaches and one hour from Brisbane.  The area is famous for its natural beauty, cool rainforests, waterfalls, expansive views and national parks. 

The gallery is surrounded by 5 park like acres, with Witches Falls Winery located immediately beside the gallery and other attractions close by.

Opening hours

Open from Wednesday to Sunday 9am – 4pm,
it is a delightful spot to while away an afternoon surrounded by quality artwork.

Coming up:

Booklaunch: Flesh: The Gold Coast in the 1960s, 70s and 80s by Graham Burstow
Saturday, 15th November 2014 Time: 2.30 p.m.

Narelle Oliver: one day pre-Christmas
Studio Sale - Linocut prints
Saturday, 15th November 2014 Time: from 2.30 p.m.

Oliver - linocut

Now showing:


David Hinchliffe - New Works
Saturday 25th October - Sunday 23rd November, 2014


Dave Groom

Dave Groom - Trees of the Forest
September 19th, 5.30 p.m.

Sylvia - Booklaunch

"Sylvia" by Christine Sharp - Booklaunch
Sunday 28th September 2014 at 11 a.m.

Snap Magic

"Snap Magic" Children's Booklaunch
with Author/Illustrator Angela Sunde
Sunday October 12th, 2014 from 1 p.m.

Now showing:

Melodic: Monte Lupo

Melodic: New Sculptures by Monte Lupo
Opening 2.30 pm Sunday 17th August


Maki and Leon

Maki and Leon 2014

Maki Horanai - "eden's grief" and
Leon Pericles - New Works

11th July - 5.30 August 2014


Brenda Fawdon tastings

Brenda Fawdon, Chef & Author presents
"Literary Tastings" at Marks and Gardner Gallery

Sunday, June 29 at 2:30 p.m.

Now on:

EXHIBITION:  "Food, glorious food"
Group Exhibition featuring Annie Franklin, and Gallery Artists
- Fri June  20th -  July 10th
full details & images HERE

Eat Local Week

Scenic Rim - Eat Local Week - 28th June to 6th July

Now showing in the Gallery:

New York Art Fair

“National to International” Back from New York. Featuring artists from the New York Exhibition – David Hinchliffe, Stephen Nothling, Maki Horanai, Dave Groom and Anita West. 
Friday  May 19th – Thursday June 19th


Walpole Shepherd

Julie Shepherd (Resilience)
& Pam Walpole (New Works)

Opening: 2.30 Saturday, March 22nd 2014


Gabriel & Elizabeth Poole
Brainstorming Ideas Workshop

Hosted by well-known Architect Gabriel Poole
& Sculptor Elizabeth Poole
Discussing ideas about multi-generational housing
or similar interest group housing.

Saturday 22nd March 2014 - 10.30 a.m.

Poole workshop

Recent Booklaunch:



Book launch & book signing with author Marianne Curley - Sunday, 2nd March 2014   Time: 11.00 am



Elizabeth & Gabriel Poole - Souls at Play
February 1st to March 2nd, 2014

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