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Jon Sommariva

Published: Friday, 5 July 2019

Jon Sommariva is an internationally published comic book artist from Canberra, Australia. His work has appeared in publications from DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Image, Dark Horse, and IDW. Jon has also worked as a concept artist and illustrator for Insomniac, Upperdeck, Hasbro, Disney and Nickelodeon in both games and animation. Some properties that Jon has […]

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Published: Thursday, 30 May 2019

Opening night: Friday May 31, 6pm Unfinished Business brings together three significant contemporary artists based in the ACT region with a serious bone to pick – they’ve never exhibited at Canberra Contemporary Art Space. What is even more peculiar is that Peter Alwast, Rebecca Mayo and Nigel Lendon share generational overlaps in their practices. These overlaps are not necessarily literal, but […]

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Ben Taylor | New Paintings

Published: Monday, 20 May 2019

Ben Taylor’s new work draws from the surrounds of the Monaro region in southern NSW where he resides. The show observes the states of decay of various objects, rusted nails, decrepit tin sheds and rotting wood, and explores these changing states that manifest with the passing of time. Ben Taylor’s works are held in public […]

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Ana Iti

Published: Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Ana Iti is from Te Rarawa decent. She gained an MFA from the College of Creative Arts Toi Rauwharangi, Massey University Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa, e Whanganui-a-tara Wellington 2017-2018, and a BFA from Ilam School of Fine Arts, Ōtauhtahi Christchurch 2008-2012. Ana is a visual artist who works between text, video and sculpture. She is […]

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Gija Artists | Celebrating Warmun at 21

Published: Monday, 8 April 2019

Gija Artists | Celebrating Warmun at 21 opens at the Nancy Sever Gallery on Wednesday 20 March 2019 and runs until 28 April. For further information please contact Nancy Sever at or Tel 02 6182 0055. The Gallery is open Wednesday – Sunday 11 am – 5 pm.

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Term 4, Eye to Hand Learn to Draw

Published: Thursday, 6 December 2018

Enrol now for Tuesday evenings 6-8pm or Sunday afternoons 2-4pm at the Ainslie Arts Centre 6 weeks from: Sunday the 4th of November or Tuesday the 6th of November Eye to Hand is an observational drawing course taught by contemporary artist Genevieve Swifte. The workshop welcomes young artists from thirteen years of age, creative professionals, […]

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Art, Exhibitions and Open Studios at SUMMER REVEL

Published: Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Stumble upon intriguing work from Gorman Arts Centres’ permanent galleries and resident artists as well as enigmatic installation works commissioned especially for Summer Revel. Exhibitions New Paintings by Michael Taylor at Nancy Sever Gallery Labirinto by Christus Nóbrega, and NEWSCRAP by Alison Alder at Canberra Contemporary Art Space B-Block Corridor Exhibition Installations Backyard Inventions by […]

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Sensing Space, Embodied Perception of Geometry in Architecture

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Close your eyes with contemporary artist Genevieve Swifte and Feldenkrais practitioner Eva Culek for a multi-sensory experience of geometry in this immersive 3 hour workshop. Inspired by the philosophies of Bachelard, Pallasmaa and the spirit of the Bauhaus, participants will be guided through drawing and movement exercises to open the eyes of the skin and […]

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Enviro Puppet Movement

Published: Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Come make, create, play and learn about the environment through puppetry this school holidays (1-12 October, 2018)! 1-day and 5-day intensive workshops open now! Create puppets from recycled materials and perform stories about our local endangered species! Week-long programs designed for ages 8-15 years. Weekend, 1-day (condensed programs) designed for all ages (including adults) ages […]

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Dan Koop

Published: Thursday, 9 August 2018

I will attend Future/Forward hosted by the National Association of the Visual Arts and facilitate “making art in public” is a 2 day collaborative, hands on workshop about creating in civic spaces. Led by artist, producer and facilitator Dan Koop, this workshop will explore art made in and for public spaces and equip participants with new skills, perspectives and networks to enable the creation of rigorous and ambitious public art. After the workshop, participants will be able to access support from Lady Producer Gang to further develop any ideas generated in the workshop.

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