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Boom Gate Gallery

Long Bay Correctional Complex has a long tradition of creating significant inmate artwork. Inmates continue to practice art at the complex, with many pieces available for display and sale at the Boom Gate Gallery. You are encouraged to drop into the gallery just for a look.

The Boom Gate Gallery opened at Long Bay Correctional Complex at Matraville in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs in 1992 and since then has sold hundreds of works by inmate artists, including paintings, drawings and sculptures.

Inmates are referred to the gallery by custodial and non-custodial staff, psychologists, welfare and education staff. More than 80 per cent of the works exhibited are created by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inmates.

About 85 per cent of the sale price goes to the artist, with the remainder used for administration costs and art supplies.

Pictured below are some of the available pieces for purchase at The Boom Gate Gallery which is open to the public on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8:30am - 3:30pm.

For enquiries or direct link to purchase, click here, or call 02 9289 2077.  You can find the Gallery at Long Bay Correctional Complex 1300 Anzac Parade, Matraville NSW 2036.

12:17

Artist: Chris O'Leary

Title: 12.17
Size: 60cm x 75cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Price: $300


Maree



Artist: Tom Thomsen

Title: Maree
Size: 100cm x 80cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Price: $400


Invade




​Artist: Michael Boxsell

Title: Invade
Size: 70cm x 85cm
Medium: Acrylic on unstretched canvas
Price: $250