Previously known as Greenaway Art Gallery, Gagprojects was established by Paul Greenaway OAM in 1991, in a large converted warehouse in Kent Town, South Australia. The gallery's focus has been always to promote the best local and national contemporary artists, complemented with regular invitations to artists from other countries, maintaining a strong focus on conceptual and challenging disciplines in a variety of mediums.
The gallery currently represents 28 artists, and collaborate on an irregular basis with other guests or associated artists and institutions.
Since 2008 the activities of the gallery started to expand into new realms, and a project space was opened in Berlin-Mitte. The objective of GAGPROJECTS was to open new avenues beyond the gallery system; the projects span from aiding in artists' productions and promotion, as much as engaging in social and educational projects beyond the art field. Since 2014, to consolidate the two areas of activities, Greenaway Art Gallery started operating as GAGPROJECTS, maintaining the Australian program, but shifting the Berlin location to Phasmid Studios (2015-2020), at the border of Lichtenberg and Marzahn districts, on the east side of Berlin, where it has joined forces with an artist residency program. A second building in Elstal, on the western side of Berlin was renovated as a potential residency space, but due to Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine, this project was terminated art the end of 2022. Our activities now are focused in South Australia.
Attending all major art events on the international calendar, as well as participating in many art fairs each year, the gallery has established relationships with artists and galleries at an international level. This has enabled us to form bridges for purchases on behalf of clients, or source works for institutions and private collectors not easily accessed. We want to convey to the first-time-visitor to our projects the sense of excitement and discovery we always have for art.
The Gallery Director, Paul Greenaway OAM, is a Australian Government Approved Valuer, and advice can be given to collectors at every level.