Kiri and Daniel Savage August 29

NO OFFENSE, BUT ….

There  was another episode in EASS (Emerging Artists Support Scheme) saga last night. This is ANU Art School’s brilliant program that brings new artists together with community organisations/galleries throughout the year. And star of this particular show is CCAS Studio Resident Daniel Savage exhibiting his latest work in the Belconnen Community Centre’s  gallery. Given the inclusive nature of the venue Dan’s show […]

Kate, Peter and Shannon August 23

ACTION STATIONS & ON MEN

A very rare photo of Peter Maloney above and what a cracker!  Its thanks to Kate and Shannon who wanted to create an explosion of colour and in this they were extremely successful. It was two openings for the price of one :  Action Stations curated by Alexander Boynes with Peter Maloney and Louise Paramor plus On Men curated by […]

Nick and Sacha Pola August 21

AUSTRALIAN IDLE

Having scarcely emerged Sacha pretty much re-emerged last night with a new name (Pola), a shitload of new work and with, if not a new practice, then certainly a new direction. His highly expressive paintings and drawings come with traces of Bacon, Hockney and Freud, an extraordinary lineage but Sacha has stepped up to the plate. Perhaps […]

Collette Brennan, Michael Cook and William Yang August 19

MY GENERATION

  Mick called into the opening of William Yang’s My Generation at Andrew Baker Art Dealer on Friday night and left with some stunning photos.    

Dan Vukovljak, Shane Breynard and Ann McMahon August 16

#SELFIE CCAS MEMBER’S SHOW

It says a great deal about CCAS members that in an exhibition themed #selfie not one actual selfie was entered. (Something of a relief though) The members have taken a phenomenological approach, exploring the concept of the selfie with some really interesting self portraiture  that variously comments on this contemporary phenomenon. There is a set […]

unflattering selfie, Ann McMahon Untitled (2014) August 13

CANBERRA’S GOT TALENT !

  Natasha Rudra and Jeff Chan dropped in this morning to do a featurette for Canberra Times on #selfie the 2014 CCAS Member’s Show. Alex and Sabrina obligingly posed in a myriad of compromising positions for the eager eye of Jeff’s trusty camera. Meanwhile the social secretary cranked up the iPhone and recorded the proceedings. Too much fun […]

Tony Albert August 12

WE CAN BE HEROES : TELSTRA NATSIAA 31 2014

Tony Albert, Yidinui/Girramay language Just when you thought it would be impossible for Tony Albert to win another major art award – he does it again. And it’s a another BIG one; the 31st Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award. Although there is not a lot between the winning works in this years […]

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