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Kirsten Biven

Published: Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Visual artist Kirsten Biven explores patterns through intimate yet abstract interactions and the process is predominately influenced by the natural environment and landscapes. Her art practice includes painting, installation and ink on paper. Kirsten is currently working on a new series of ink drawings on paper. She uses repeated ink marks to cover the whole […]

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Stuart McMillen

Published: Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Stuart McMillen is a cartoonist based in Canberra, Australia. Stuart draws long-form comics inspired by social issues involving science, ecology, sustainability, psychology and economics. Stuart uses intriguing real-life historical events, such as published science experiments, as the basis of his non-fiction comics. The comics capture the literal truth of what occurred in the incidents. But […]

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Phoebe Porter

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Since 1998, contemporary jeweller Phoebe Porter has been developing her intimate knowledge of materials, process and craftsmanship. Working primarily with titanium, stainless steel and aluminium, she successfully combines industrial materials and processes with precious elements, using her refined hand skills. Each of Phoebe’s designs is refined to its necessary elements, often using a mechanism as […]

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abstract oil painting of the ocean


Published: Tuesday, 21 November 2017

The Nancy Sever Gallery has a lively program of exhibitions that are intellectually stimulating and which highlight achievements in contemporary visual arts. Our stock room features a wide selection of works by leading Australian contemporary artists, and some of the most exciting and innovative practitioners working in the international contemporary art scene. We offer a range of art advisory […]

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Nicci Haynes

Published: Friday, 7 October 2016

Nicci Haynes is a contemporary artist whose wide-ranging art practice is loosely based around print and drawing with artist books, gadgets, and awkward little videos variously brought into service as vehicles for her explorations. Her work is exhibited widely and has received many awards. In 2008 she won the Swan Hill drawing prize. In 2012 […]

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Genevieve Swifte

Published: Friday, 26 August 2016

Genevieve Swifte is an award winning contemporary artist working between drawing and photography. From her studio at Gorman Arts Centre she creates works on paper that fuse gelatine silver photographic prints with meticulous drawing. These works form the basis of Eye to Hand, a series of workshops and master classes that invite participants to share […]

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Paul Summerfield

Published: Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Paul Summerfield is a digital artist working with a variety of print media. Summerfield’s art style blends traditional painting and drawing techniques with digital mediums. His work is textual, colourful and emotive. Summerfield’s work has appeared all around Canberra since his first solo exhibition ‘Age of Wonder’ at The Front Gallery Cafe in 2008. Since then he […]

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Glass bead making at Gorman Arts Centre with artist Carole Griffiths. Photo by Katherine Griffiths.

Carole Griffiths

Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Carole is a glass artist, known for her ability to capture colour, fun and happiness.

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Franki Sparke


Franki Sparke is a visual artist, printmaker and illustrator.

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Cherylynn Holmes' studio at Gorman Arts Centre. Photo by Art Atelier.

Cherylynn Holmes


Cherylynn is a visual artist whose practise includes painting, drawing, and mixed media art.

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