Clare and Zoya April 29

TENSIONS BETWEEN

Check out the current exhibition at CCAS Manuka but two of Canberra’s most highly skilled print makers.  Clare Jackson and Zoya Godoroja-Prieckaerts show off their versatility with ceramics, textiles, installation and works on paper. The exhibition explores tensions between various all of elements and concepts so you will see erratic marks paired with fluid watercolours, soft textile sculptures […]

Emma and April 27

IT’S ALL ABOUT EVE

When I first saw the title of Emma Beer’s new exhibition It’s All About Eve I thought it was impossible that she could know about the infamous film of 1950, with a cast including Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm and Marilyn Monroe. She’s too young … But Emma sure does know about this […]

Keith, John and Henry April 15

✌GVCCI☯THVVG✌

If you think one can’t go wrong with a title like ✌GVCCI☯THVVG✌ then you’re probably wrong …. but John Evan’s didn’t. John made a spectacular debut into Canberra art life last night with a brilliant and fresher than a morning in spring exhibition at CCAS Manuka. He has been around the traps for a little while […]

Alison Alder April 13

SPEECH ACTS

Speech Acts opened at CCAS City last night in difficult (personal) circumstances for Nicci Haynes. No one expected her to attend and, that she did, is testimony to her fortitude as an artists and a human.  Nicci suggested that if she was unable to make it we should all  wear Nicci masks which Shagsy Shags dutifully […]

pizzaHorror April 13

(AGM) A GOOD MEAL

That’s what AGM stands for, right? Pizza Pizza Pizza and beer! On Wednesday 20 April at 6pm. Better than a theatre restaurant. More fun than fundies! The CCAS AGM is entertaining and popular (just like you). What’s going down: A short report from the Chair (nothing to do with mini pants) The Treasurer’s Report (we […]

Janet and Mushra April 03

THOROUGHLY MODERN

Firstly, it should be noted that most social pages photographs are taken at the end of the evening when the audiences consists largely of hard core revellers. If the galleries look empty its because people have either gone home or gone outside into the courtyard. So actually there were lots of punters at the opening of […]

Chris March 31

CONTROL

A glamorous local legend exclaimed upon entering CCAS Manuka last night ” this guy knows how to hold a pencil. ” And a truer word has rarely been spoken. Total control one might say … Chris Burton’s Control  is the grand finale in the series of solo exhibitions by the 2015 CCAS Studio Residents at CCAS Manuka. […]

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