2017    – ‘Yagu Gurlbarl (Big Secret): New Works From Julie Dowling’ By Charmaine Green, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery
& Yamaji Art.
2013    – ‘Speaking with colour – longing for country: The Collection of Carrillo and Ziyin Gantner’ by Jennifer Issacs,
Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria, Australia.
2012    – Murr-ma*: Uncovering Aboriginal & Australian Contemporary Art, Berlin’ by Michael Reid, Australia
‘101 Contemporary Australian Artists’ by Kelly Gellatly, National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
‘Terra Nullius: Vierzehn 10: Mit Krimineller Energie & Über Den Dilettantismus’ HALLE 14, Germany2010    – ‘Wandhana Wonga Warnda (The Voice of Returned Spirits)’ Carol Dowling, Kuljak Djilba exhibition Catalogue
‘Slow Burn: A century of Australian women artists from a private collection’ by Natalie O’Connor,
National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery, NSW, Australia.

2009    – ‘Women in the Bible’, exhibition catalogue, Rebecca Forgasz, Jewish Museum, Sydney.
‘Premier of Queensland’s National New Media Art Award 2009‘ Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
– ‘Partial View, A : The University Of Western Australia Art Collection’ by John Barrett-Lennard,
Lawrence Wilson Gallery UWA, Australia

Culture Warriors: Australian Indigenous Art Triennial’ by Brenda L Croft, National Gallery of Australia

2008    – ‘Lines in the Sand: Botany Bay Stories From 1770′, Ace Bourke, Keith Vincent Smith and Djon Mundine,
Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre
The art of missing persons: Loss and Recovery in the portraits of Julie Dowling‘, Recovering Lives, exhibition catalogue
‘To Arise From Sorrow: the national apology to the stolen generations’, Carol Dowling, Eegarra Bearaba exhibition    
‘Alla Na Oottheroongoo (that very thing is your country!)’ by Carol Dowling, Oottheroongoo exhibition catalogue
‘Recovering Lives’ by Nancy Sever & Caroline Turner, Drill Hall Gallery ANU, Australia

2007    – ‘Strange Fruit Testimony and Memory in Julie Dowlingʼs portraits’, Jeanette Hoorn, exhibition catalogue
‘People in my community …’ by Carol Dowling, Culture Warriors exhibition catalogue

2006    – Dreaming their Way’ʼ, exhibition catalogue, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington USA
Bal goort gootun gunyuing (Her heart has broken)’ by Carol Dowling exhibition cat To Arise from Sorrow..
‘Prism: Contemporary Australian art’  by Setsuko Nakamura, Norio Shimada, Tomoko Nakayama, Christine Nicholls,
Reiko Tomii, Stanley Nelson Anderson, Burijisuton Bijutsukan, Ishibashi Zaidan,  Tomoko Zhongshan,
Publisher Bridgestone Museum of Art, Ishibashi Foundation, Japan 

‘Dancelines : contemporary Indigenous art inspired by Bangarra Dance Theatre’ George Adams Gallery,
Victorian Arts Center, Melbourne, Australia

2005     – ʻMoorditj Djurapinʼ by Carol Dowling, Winyarn Budjarri exhibition catalogue

2004     – ʻUnfinished businessʼ byCarol Dowling, Warridah sovereignty exhibition catalogue
‘Terra Alterius : Land of Another’ by Margaret Farmer, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia
‘Holy Holy Holy : 13 contemporary artists explore the interaction between Christianity and Aboriginal culture’
By Vivonne Thwaites & W.H Edwards, W. H. (William Howell), Flinders University

‘Colour Power: Aboriginal art post 1984’ by Judith Ryan, National Gallery of Victoria

2003      – ʻVorwortʼ,pg 6, Indra Wussow & Ralf-P.Seippel, ART AUSTRALIA exhibition catalogue
– ʻArt Australiaʼ, p7, Barbara Alms, ART AUSTRALIA exhibition catalogue
 ʻJulie Dowling:… Yes Bossʼ, pg22, Ralf-P.Seippel, ART AUSTRALIA exhibition catalogue
 ʻThe Contemporary Art Scene in Australiaʼ, pg46, Peter Hill, ART AUSTRALIA exhibition catalogue
– “We are bosses ourselves…” Carol Dowling, “…Yes, boss!” exhibition catalogue, Artplace
MCA Unpacked II : six Australian artists select works from the MCA collection’ by Vivienne Webb,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

2002       – ‘Native Title Business, Contemporary Indigenous Art‘, exhibition catalogue
‘itʼs a beautiful day, New Painting in Australia: 2’, Bala Starr, exhibition catalogue
“Being a big Womanhead” by Carol Dowling, …big womanhead… catalogue, Artplace

2000       – ‘Beyond the Pale: Contemporary Indigenous Art : 2000 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art -Art Gallery of
South  Australia’
by Brenda L. Croft,
Art Gallery Board of South Australia.

1998        – ‘The Art of Place: The Fourth National Indigenous Heritage Art Award’, Australian Heritage Commission, Australia

REVIEWS – Newspapers & online

2017        – ‘JULIE DOWLING: MALGA GURLBARL – HARD SECRET’, Global Gallery Guide Saatchi Gallery
‘Secrets and Slavery’ Artefacts, The West Australian Newspaper
Series of works puts slavery in the spotlight’, Geraldton Guardian, Western Australia.
Aboriginal artists who are killing it on social media’, Welcome to Country, Australia.
‘Homecoming for Dowling’s Big Secret’, by Francesca Mann, Geraldton Guardian, Australia.
Cultural program designed to intrigue’, by Stephen Scourfield, Weekend West Travel, The West Australian, Australia.2016        – In Your Face: Recent Australian Portraiture and Indigeneity’ by John Mateer, Wasafiri, Volume 31, 2016 – Issue 2.
Taylor & Francis Online.

‘Invisible Genres examines the ongoing repercussions of European footsteps‘ by Anna Dunnill, Art Guide Australia.
Unknown Land: Mapping and Imagining WA shows how the west was wondered‘, by Victoria Laurie,
Visual Arts; The Australian Newspaper & Online

Common thread on display’ by William Yeoman – The West Australian
Don Dale detention centre abuse: WA artist Julie Dowling speaks of trauma in Aboriginal community’
by Justin Bianchini, Joondalup Times
2015        – ‘AGWA exhibition: Everyday acts of resistance’ by Vickie Laurie, The Australian Newspaper & Online.
Causing a stir: Storm in a teacup exhibition traces our love affair with tea’ by Andrew Stephens, The Age, Online
Walley’s new national outlook‘ by Stephen Bevis – The West Australian Newspaper & Online

2014        – Dowling’s images of love and loss’ by Lyn Diciero – The West Australian Newspaper & Online
‘Indigenous Women and the Arts’ by Anna Haebich with Julie Parsons, Curtin University, The Encyclopedia of
Women & Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, Published by
The Australian Women’s Archives Project.

2013        – Australian art’s great circus: loving and loathing the Archibald’ by Joanna Mendelssohn, The Conversation.
‘Indigenous art goes regional, from the heart’ by Sonia Harford, the Age Newspaper & Online
            ‘Australia – Our Art on Show at Royal Academy of Arts, London’ by Carolyn McDowall, The cultureconcept circle.

2012         – The Paper Dress paints a not-so-pretty picture of Aboriginal exploitation’ by Bronwyn Watson, Public Works,
The Australian Newspaper & Online.

‘Sheila’s sheila’s’ – The Australian Newspaper & Online

2011         – Keeping the faith’ by Rosemary Neill, The Australian Newspaper & Online

2009         – ‘Julie Dowling in her North Perth studio, Western Australia, 1995′ Trove, National Library of Australia.

2008         – ‘A vivid trip back to where it all began’ by John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald 12/13/1/ p16+17
– ‘A Cultural History, Sightlines’ by Ross Moore,The Age 11. July
Swept up in the current’ by Rosalie Higson , The Australian newspaper & Online

2007         – Art and Soul’ by Gail Williams, The Sunday Times. June 30
– ‘Fruit of family conversations’ by Corrie Perkin, The Australian page 12 ,13. July
‘Testimony from an ancient land’ by Patrick Hutchings, The Age A2, 21 July
‘Truth in black and white’ by Gabriella Coslovich, The Age, page 11, 31 July
‘History revived and destroyed’ by John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald p 16+17, 11 August
‘A new exhibition showcases the creativity of indigenous art’, Patrick Hutchings, The Age 20.10. A2, p 21

2006          – ‘Indigenous visual artists step up to Bangarra’ by Mary OʼBrien, The Age, 8. February
– ‘Fresh talent goes beyond the dots’ by Nassim Khadem, The Age, 1.6.
‘Right here, right now’ by Sasha Grishin, The Canberra Times 2.6.
‘Living canvases blossom abroad’ by John McDonald, The Sydney Morning Herald, 8-9. 7.

2005          –A faith-to-history mission’ by Larry Schwartz, The Age, June 3
‘A gain for the galleries’ by Louise Bellamy, The Age, 25 June
– “Way beyond the promised land” by Heidi Maier, Courier Mail, September 15

2004           – ʻTwo of usʼ by Gail Williams, The Sunday Times, August 8
– ʻThe Power of Protestʼ by Simon Blond, Weekend Extra, The West Australian, July 17
– ʻDowling unmoved by fameʼ by Nyanda Smith, Today, The West Australian, July 7
– ʻIn Translationʼ by Jennie Fitzhardinge, Indulgence, Prestige Property, The Sunday Times, July 4
– ʻFamily Story Shows Personal is Politicalʼ by Ted Snell, The Australian, July 1
– ʻToo cool for schoolʼ by Ted Snell, The Weekend Australian, p18, June 5-6
– ʻA powerful display of Aboriginal artʼ by Terry Ingram,Salesroom p45, The Aust Financial Review, 22.4

2003           – “…Yes, boss!” by Jodi Hoffmann, Arts section p37, The Koori Mail, May 21st
– “Listening to the land” National Indigenous Times, p27, January 22nd.
‘On their selection” by Peter Hill, Sydney Morning Herald, October 18

2002           – “All ages show leaves one lusting after virtuosity” by Anne Loxley,, Nov. 27.
– “You beauty!” by Peter Hill, exhibitions section p26, The Sydney Morning Herald, 22-28 Nov.
– “Happy 30th, you mad little beauty” by Ted Snell, Art sections p15, The Australian, Nov. 22nd
– “Our new icon” by Jane Faulkner, The Culture p1+3, Melbourne Age, 21st October.
– “A fair to remember” by John McDonald, Arts section p62, The Aust. Financial Review, Oct. 10th
– “Fine art of programming” by Ron Banks, Today section p5, The West Australian, Sept. 11th
 “In person” by Sarah Palmer, Arts page 12, The West Australian, July 20th.
– “Big Womanhead opens at Artplace”, National Indigenous Times, pg36, July 17th.
– “When hard labour is a beautiful thing” by Ashley Crawford, The Culture p6, The Age, July 17th.
– “Wisdom, humour and solidarity” by Ted Snell, Arts p21, The Weekend Australian, July 13-14th
– “Judgement day” by Robert Cook, Arts pg12, The West Australian, July 13th.
– “Hybrids all, let us rejoice” Arts, The Australian, Friday July 12th.
– “Picture of popularity” by Sarah Palmer, Arts pg 6, The West Australian, July 3rd
– “Henryʼ a finalist” by Jodi Hoffmann, The Arts pg 32, The Koori Mail, June 26th
– “Indigenous Archibald entry”, Arts beat section pg 28, National Indigenous Times, June 5th
– “Tips to keep you in the picture” by Darren Knight & Lenny Ann Low, Sydney Morning Herald,May 30.

2001           – “The Flash of Brilliance” by Candice Silverman, Art pg 4+5, The Sunday Times, April 29th
“Cultural Reflection” by David Bromfield, The Big Weekend, The West Australian, August 4th
– “Preserving a sense of community’ by Megan Backhouse, Sun Herald, Melb.25.6.

2000           – ‘Why Nostalgia Corruptsʼ by David Broomfield, The West Australian, Nov. 11
– ‘Mind the Gap’, Arts Review, The Weekend Australian, March 18
 ʻDowlingʼ’s stories make an impactʼ by Leslie Zampatti, Post Newspaper, 17th June
– ʻHumour, humanity aboundʼ by David Bromfield. The West Australian, 17th June
– ʻSeven sins is not a sorry affairʼ by Ted Snell. The Australian, 16th June
‘Festivals King Hit’ by Bruce James. The Sydney Morning Herald, 11th March
ʻArt indigenous and incredibleʼ by Ruth & Vincent Megaw. Adelaide Advertiser 6.3.
‘A Sorry Story’ by Joanna Mendelssohn. The Bulletin, March
– ʻStrong Womanʼ by Stephanie Radock. Broadsheet vol 29, no.1 Autumn 2000
– ʻContemporary Challengeʼ by Paul Lloyd. Adelaide Advertiser. Feb. 26
‘DOWLING: UPENDING THE HIERARCHY, Julie Dowling, Her father’s servant, 1999‘ by Roy Forward,
National Gallery of Australia Research Paper no. 16

1999            – ʻShock of coloursʼ by Christine Nicholls. Adelaide Advertiser, 29.12
– ʻPrivate eyesʼ by Victoria Laurie. The Weekend Australian, Review Arts, 11-12
– ʻPerth Festival: Unfolding from the marginsʻ by Andrew Nicholls Real Time, April
– ʻFestival offers visual lucky dipʼ by David Bromfield. West Australian, 20 February

1997             – ʻBiggles, Buddha and the fear of Booksʻ by David Bromfield. The West Australian, 14. June
– ʻInside the Visibleʼ by Barbara Bolt. Real Time, April-May, pp. 6-7
– ʻStrengthening the bondsʻ by Judith McGrath. The Western Review, March
– ‘Daughters of the Dreamingʻ by Ted Snell. The Australian, 7 February.

1996             – ʻSisters actʻ by Victoria Laurie. The Bulletin Arts, The Bulletin, 19 November
– ʻHonest dialogueʻ by Judith McGrath. The Western Review, August

1995              – ʻShow examines women and lawʻ by Nikki Miller, The West Australian, 9 March

reviews – magazines

2016              – ‘Indian Ocean Shipwrecks: Four exhibitions in Western Australia’ by Darren Jorgensen, Review, Artlink Magazine2015              ‘Portraits, Issues and Insights: Julie Dowling’s Celebration of Aboriginal Women through portraiture’ by Amy Jackett
The Women’s Art Journal’ SPRING / SUMMER 2015 VOLUME 36, NUMBER 1
2008              – ‘Eegarra Beearaba (to Arise from Sorrow)’ by Patrick Hutchings, Art Monthly, # 212, August p 43 and 44

2007              – ‘Sunday Arts Sunday’ 9 September interview with Julie Dowling
‘Strange Fruit’ by Maura Edmond, Artlink, Vol. 27;4

2006              – ʻSub-Terrainʼ by John Mateer, Art & Australia, Vol 43, No4, p 596

2005              – ‘Australiaʼs 50 most collectable artists’, Australian Art Collector 31, Julie Dowling, Timothy Morell, p 88

2004              – ʻHoly Holy Holyʼ by Nick Waterlow, pg.25 & 26, Art Monthly Australia, #170 June
‘Holy, Holy, Holy’ by Stephanie Radok, Artlink, Issue 24:2 June

2003               – “Review” by Ted Snell, Art & Australia, Vol.40 #3, page 499-500

2002               – “Art round-up: Perth” by David Bromfield, Art Monthly, # 153, September 2002
 “Deep Pockets” by Ted Snell, Artlink, Volume 22 #3
– “Cultural directions” by Andrew Nicholls, Creative spaces page 8, SHOUT, July 2002.
Australia’s 50 most collectable artists, Australian Art Collector’, issue 19
– “A Different Way to the Future”, Judith McGrath, Australian Art Collector, issue 19, pg 37-40

2001                – “The Double life of Julie Dowling” by Victoria Laurie, The Weekend Australian Magazine, November 10-11
‘Australiaʼs 50 most collectable artists’, Australian Art Collector, issue 15

2000                 – ‘Beyond the Pale’ʼ by Doreen Mellor, Art and Australia Magazine, May
– ʻUnflinching Portraitureʼ by Bruce James. Australian Art Collector , issue 14 Oct-Dec
– ʻArt can reveal but never resolveʼ by Humphrey McQueen. Art Monthly April
– ʻJulie Dowlingʼ by David OʼBrien.dB12.1. page 35

1999                 – ʻButcher Cherel Janangoo, Julie Dowling, Julie Goughʼ by Judith McGrath. Artlink,19;2
ʻHistory and memoryʼ by Philippa OʼBrien. Artlink, 19:1, May

1998                 – ‘Grandmotherʼs mob and the storiesʻ by Lavinia S Ryan. Artlink, 18:1, pp. 45-47.

1997                 – ʻArt of the first Australiansʻ by Doreen Mellor. Australian Art Collector, (image only), Oct.

1996                 – ʻJulie Dowling – Cultural Communionʻ by Carol Oakes. Artlink, Vol. 15, No. 2 & 3,

1995                 – ʻFestival neglects the visual artsʻ by Dorothy Erickson. Artlink, Vol 15, No. 2 & 3

reviews – web blogs

interviews – television

2016                 – ‘Julie Dowling – Fine Artist’ by Vanesse Escalante, Dreamings Films. (Duration: 3 minutes. 34 seconds)
2009                 – ‘Julie Dowling – Picture the Women’ An ABC TV production. (Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes)

interviews ONLINE AUDIO & radio

2017                 – ‘Julie Dowling’ – FavourEconomy Vol 2. 2016 – 2017
2007                 – ‘Julie Dowling Strange Fruit‘ AWAYE ABC Radio National
2004                 – Julie Dowling Interview‘, Ted Snell & Sian Prior, The Deep End, Radio National, June 30
1999                 – ʻʻArts todayʼ Bruce James radio review, Radio National, 19 February

books & Publications – academic & Other

2016                 – Globalization and Contemporary Art edited by Jonathan Harris, Wiley-Blackwell Publishers2015                 – ‘Australian Art: A History’ by Sasha Grishin, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne University, Victoria, Australia.

2014                 – The Encyclopedia of Women & Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia: ‘Indigenous Women and the Arts’
Written by Anna Haebich with Julie Parsons, Curtin University

Ngapartji Ngapartji: In turn in turn: Ego-histoire, Europe and Indigenous Australia ; Yagan, Mrs Dance and
By Jan Idle, Australia National University, Chapter 8

‘Religion, Space, and the Environment By Sigurd Bergmann, Transaction Publishers, New Jersey, USA. pg. 258

2013                 – ‘Better Worlds: Education, Art, and Utopia’ By Peter Roberts, John Freeman-Moir, Rowman & Littlefield, New York,

‘The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture: Second Edition’ Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones,
Linda Murray, and Peter Murray – Oxford University Press, London. pg. 45

‘Un-Australian Fictions: Nation Multiculture(alism) and Globalisation 1988 -2008‘ by Eleni Pavlides,
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK. Chapter 6.

‘Spacial Relations Volume Two: Essays, Reviews, Commentaries, and Corography’ by John Kinsella,
Editions Rodolpi, Amsterdam, Netherlands. New York, USA. pg. 429 

2012                  – ‘Icons of War and Terror: Media Images in an Age of International Risk By John Tulloch, R. Warwick Blood,

‘Sacred Exchanges: Images in Global Context’ By Robyn Ferrell, Columbia University Press, New 82

2011                   – ‘Sand’ By Robert Drewe, John Kinsella, Fremantle Press
‘Alchemy in Contemporary Art By Urszula Szulakowska, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, England, pg 112.
White Man Got No Dreaming’ by Jeanette Hoorn, Globalization and Contemporary Art, edited by Jonathan Harris,
Wiley-Blackwell, West Sussex, UK

2010                   – ‘Framing Crime: Cultural Criminology and the Image’ edited by Keith Hayward, the late Mike Presdee,
Routledge-Cavendish, New York

2009                   – ‘The Brokered World: Go-Betweens and Global Intelligence, 1770-1820’ by Simon Schaffer, Lissa Roberts,
Kapil Raj, James Delbourgo, Science History Publications, USA

2008                   – ‘Current: Contemporary Art from Australia and New ZealandArt & Australia Staff editors, Dott Publishing, Australia
‘Portraits: Websters Quotations, Facts and Phrases’ By Icon Group International, USA

2007                   – ‘Visibly Different: Face, Place and Race in Australia’ By Maureen Perkins, Peter Lang International Academic

‘Australian Pastoral: The Making of a White Landscape’ By Jeanette Hoorn, Fremantle Press

2006                    – ‘Australian Arts, where the Bloody Hell are You?: Australian Arts in an International Context’ edited by John Clark,
Peter  McCallum, Ian Maxwell – Sydney University Press

Landmarks’ by Judith Ryan, National Gallery of Victoria, Australia

2005                    – ʻJulie Dowlingʼs Strange Fruitʼ, Jeanette Hoorn, third Text, Vol 19, issue 3, p 283
Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia’ edited by Bill Arthur, Frances Morphy, Pan Macmillan Australia

2004                    – ʻJulie Dowlingʼs Melbin and the Captivity Narrative in Australiaʼ by Jeanette Hoorn, Futures Exchange ACH 23/04
p 201
‘Art beyond Representation: The Performative Power of the Imageby Barbara Bolt, I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, London

2003                    – ‘Unframed: Practices and Politics of Women’s Contemporary Painting’ By Rosemary Betterton,
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd Publishers, London, UK

‘Future Imaginings: Sexualities and Genders in the New Millennium by Delys Bird, Wendy Were, Terri-ann White,
University of Western Australia Press for the Westerly Centre, UWA

2002                     – ‘Many Voices: Reflections on Experiences of Indigenous Child Separation’ by Doreen Mellor & Anna Haebich,
National Library of Australia

Australian art in the National Gallery of Australia’ by Anne Grey, National Gallery of Australia

2001                     – ‘Aboriginal Art Collections: Highlights from Australia’s Public Museums and Galleries’ by Susan Cochrane,
Craftsman House, London

1999                      –About This Little Devil and This Little Fella’ by Albert Barunga & Stephen Muecke, Magabala Press, WA
‘Past Present: The National Women’s Art Anthology’ by Joan Kerr, Jo Holder – Craftsman House

1997                      – ‘Malanbarra’ By Romayne Weare, Magabala Books, Australia

1996                      – ‘Artist in Residence’ by John Stringer. Sandpiper Press, Perth
 ‘An urban aboriginal artist and her sense of familyʼ by Anna Herriman, Periphery, No. 28

1995                      – ʻSingular Women: reclaiming spinsterhoodʼ by Jocelyn Scutt. Artemis, Melbourne
– ʻbur-ran-gur ang – Women and the Lawʻ, School of Architecture and Fine Art, UWA

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