November 24


We have come to expect big things from Alex Hobba … and her new exhibition Assets which opened at CCAS Manuka last night has delivered big time. Alex has completely transformed the Manuka gallery turning it into a space resembling a bank, a place/space for the transaction of imagined and unimagined values.  But Alex doesn’t […]

November 13


  This is just a tiny sample of the many magnificent works artists have donated to Quick Draw 2017 the CCAS fundraiser this Friday night November 17 at Gorman Arts Centre. For a mere $250 dollars you will go home with the work of your dreams. The fundraiser is also a great night out if […]

November 13


Ever wondered what to do with all those lovely photographs you have taken over the years and just take up space on your computer. Jemima Parker has come up with the solution … turn them into art. There and back again explores moments in time and experience of place, through photography and screen-printing processes. Multi-talented Jemima […]

November 09


Throughout the week … Tasmania has been hosting an event of the utmost magnificence. Hobiennale17  (a.k.a HB17) is a festival of works coming from 18 Artist Run Initiatives (ARIs) throughout Australia and New Zealand and running until November 12th. Young and emerging (but not necessarily) artists have produced work in wide ranging venues throughout the […]

October 31


CCAS is delighted to announce the support of two of the coolest companies in the zone, Capital Brewing Co and Mallaluka (winery) at the next exciting episode of Quick Draw 2017, the fundraising sensation where everyone is a winner. Names are drawn from a hat and matched randomly with an artwork – its both exciting and […]

October 11


Here’s some excerpts from my speech at SASA Gallery Uni SA last Thursday night. I have been writing an essay for a show called Parallel Latitudes a collaboration between the photography departments at Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, and the School of Art, Architecture and Design in Adelaide.  There are six artists, 3 each from […]

September 19


EX MACHINA  is a Latin term meaning “from the machine” and goes back to the theatre of ancient Greece where an actor was lowered onto the stage by crane so that the drama might intensify. Imagined by artists Nicci Haynes, Brian McNamara, Stelarc, Arthur Wicks and Pia Van Gelder EX MACHINA presents some of the […]