Erik Krebs-Schade December 15


The last of CCAS’s openings for 2016 kicked off at CCAS City last night and a lovely opening it turned out to be. It came with a welcome cool change and drew a laid back crowd of appreciative punters.  Take a Load Off is what it says it is – as Erik strips a selection of […]

christmas-romance-novels-2013 December 14


  A Christmas message from the desk of David Broker I have noticed that many people across the nation are eagerly awaiting Christmas this year, not because they love Christmas, but rather because its been a “shit year” and they can’t wait for it to end. Count me in on that one – as we at […]

Tom Farell (1) December 13


Just opened at CCAS Manuka is Tom Farrell’s eagerly awaited exhibition The Contemplative Life. Tom’s work has an intense focus on human relationships that are of the moment, perhaps similar to, Henri Cartier Bresson’s “decisive moments” but figuratively painted rather than photographed. There is an “American Gothic” feeling about some of the distinctively painted characters […]

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NO need for another write up on High Rise Low Rise but needless to say the expanded show has meet with a very enthusiastic response in Canberra. Explaining the similarities common to Canberra and the Gold Coast proved to be a bit of a challenge at first … but after a while people started to come […]

The Barbed Maze December 05


It was a work that scarred everyone who saw it and worked on it … for life. But the general feeling is The Barbed Maze was worth every bit of the pain. The risk management plan was a work of art in itself … It was one of those works that made you feel that visual arts […]

Uncle Larry Walsh November 28


    Since 1990 Feral Arts has been a legendary community arts and cultural development service organisation based in Brisbane. Perhaps not so well known outside Queensland until quite recently, the Ferals stepped up to the national plate at the beginning of what we now refer to the funding crisis (no need to explain that one!). Enter Arts Front at the […]

Sara and Enrico November 17


This post will follow the Australian adventures of Enrico Partengo our inaugural artist in residence for the CCAS/RESÒ International Art Exchange Residency Program. This exciting project has seen Canberra based artist Kirsten Farrell go to Turin where she has been busy producing and exhibiting work while networking with artist and curators. Enrico arrived in Canberra on Monday morning 7 November following four […]