Neil Hobbs and Brenda Croft October 24


Contour 556 opened to a round of enthusiastic applause on Friday night. And a very fine opening it was too ! If the work in the gallery is anything to go by (and I believe it is) then this 3 week festival of public art interventions is a triumph for curator and creator Neil Hobbs […]

Patsy Payne October 18


So busy is Patsy at the moment, that she went for a Saturday arvo opening at CCAS Manuka and a very pleasant afternoon it turned out to be. While Patsy chatted with the fans, Shellaine Godbold was responsible for sales and entertainment with her ever sparkling conversation. Adrift is a body of work developed over the past […]

Sonia, Tony, Andrzej and Greg look at Autoportrait (2015) by Marie Hagerty October 18


Speaking both artistically and socially you simply can’t go wrong with shows by Marie Hagerty, Tony Curran and Vanghoua Anthony Vue. All at different stages of what are, or will be, spectacular careers –  each is exploring their respective media in ways as exciting as anyone in this whole sunburnt country (not that there has been much of […]

img_3743 October 11


  Its all happening at CCAS right now with brilliant exhibitions by Marie Hagerty and Tony Curran already up ! Meanwhile in the Cube Vanghoua Anthony Vue is install Ci-Lines an exhibition inspired by the incredible arts and crafts of his Hmong ancestors that references the memories of his father during years in a refugee […]

img_3735 October 11


Well another fab CCAS Members Show has been and gone with a whole bunch of new artists are feeling like winners. The Love is in the Air theme brought them out of the woodwork this year with some brilliant ideas, some pretty cheesy romance and your inevitable cynics – like Sam Small’s internet brides from […]

Karina and Rosalind Lemoh October 11


  Sara d’Alessandro and Sabrina Baker have been keeping us on our toes with exhibitions that seem to pop up when you least expect them. There have been tw0 exhibitions actually in Garages, one in an empty shop and now they have gone quite up market to Silo, one of the most glamorous bakeries in the ACT. Rosalind […]

Rowan September 29


Rowan Kane’s new show Fashion opened at CCAS Manuka last night and as the title suggests it focuses in a rather tongue in cheek way, on the ways visual art engages with all things fashionable. Its no catwalk – but rather fashion is its point of reference. Rowan’s  extemporal approach his exhibition makes this idea very palatable for the […]