image above: Gallery 139 Artist Peter Lankas and Gallery Director, Ahn Wells at the opening of Peter's solo exhibition ALLSORTS in 2016.
image below: Exhibition view of THREE the first exhibition for 2017.
New art space opens in Hamilton | The Star | Mark Connors | Feb 2, 2015
Alumnus opens gallery showcasing local talent | UON Engage | UON Engage Team | Feb 19, 2015
Eyes cast upwards | The Star | Mark Connors | Apr 27, 2015
Gallery Supports Hometown Students | Portside Local newspaper 14 - May 27, 2015, pg7
A new dawn for local artists
Three local artists have brought a series of magical sunrises to life through art.
by Robert Virtue | 5 August, 2015 12:53PM AEST | 1233ABC Newcastle
Newcastle artist's dawn work on display at Gallery 139
By MARK CONNORS | Aug. 11, 2015, 10:31 a.m. | www.newcastlestar.com.au
Paul Maher: Visualising suburbia
By JIM KELLAR | Oct. 23, 2015, 9:30 p.m | www.newcastleherald.com
Story Box #869 - Ahn from Maryville - 26 October 2015
With Aaron Kearny | 1233ABC Newcastle Radio
About Gallery 139
Gallery 139 is an independent art gallery located at 139A Beaumont St, Hamilton, an inner-city suburb of Newcastle, Australia. Featuring regularly changing gallery-curated, group and solo exhibitions by emerging and established Newcastle artists.
The gallery was established in February 2015 by Newcastle-based artist Ahn Wells with the intention to support, promote and engage the public in art being made in this city. It aims to create a space that not only supports artists by providing a professional gallery in which to exhibit and sell their artwork, but also to produce exhibitions for audiences that challenge, explore and investigate contemporary ideas and concepts.
Gallery 139 is a member of Independent Galleries Newcastle*.
Join the gallery emailing list for Exhibition & Art News here.
* Independent Galleries Newcastle was Founded by Ahn Wells in February 2016 to advocate, support, promote and independent and artist-run galleries in the Newcastle City Council area. Funded by a yearly membership paid by the participating galleries.
Art | Gallery 139's show of strength | Jill Stowell 26 Jan 2017
The Weekender Pure Little Pieces Saturday 28 January 2017 page14
Gallery 139 show focuses on famous last words
By Jim Kellar 7 Apr 2017, 5:30 p.m
Immerse yourself in the city's art culture
By Jim Kellar 23 Jun 2017, 10:00a.m | theherald.com.au
Every dog has it's day in this display
By Damon Cronshaw | Jan. 21, 2016, 6pm | www.newcastleherald.com
Artist confronts her condition through work
By MELINDA MCMILLAN | Feb. 25, 2016, 12:59 p.m | www.newcastlestar.com
Forces unite to make art gallery visits easier
By Melinda McMillan | March 3, 2016, 5pm | www.newcastlestar.com
Life's a beach for Dino the painter
By Brodie Owen | April 18, 2016, 8:18 p.m | newcastleherald.com
Seasoned trio make push into Sydney
May 20, 2016, 5:15 p.m. | newcastleherald.com
Newcastle artist Peter Lankas features in a new Gallery 139 exhibition at Waterloo
May 22, 2016, 8:30 p.m. | newcastleherald.com
By Melinda McMillian | 30 Jun 2016 | newcastlestar.com.au
Innovative relationships at Gallery 139
By Jim Kellar | 2 Sept 2016 | newcastleherald.com
The director's art cut
By Melinda McMillian | 8 December 2016 | newcastlestar.com.au