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Money Lab: Economythologies

Published: Friday, 23 October 2020

A creative symposium for the radical re-imagination of Money. Join us for an experimental two-day program of presentations, talks, conversations, performances and artworks broadcast across Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres, Bett Gallery (Hobart) and the aether. MoneyLab #X Economythologies critically explores the working and un-working of myths that have/do/will shape our economic realities. Embracing the […]

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Ashley Frost’s ‘Seacoast’ Exhibition

Published: Monday, 12 October 2020

Based in Bulli on the South Coast, painter Ashley Frost exhibits his works for the first time in the ACT with Nancy Sever Gallery. Ashley’s study in coastal scapes  forms in layers of thick paint, capturing the light and shape of landscape moving into the sea. “Where sea meets land and night meets day Frost immerses himself in what he describes […]

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Michael Taylor Exhibition

Published: Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Nancy Sever Gallery is delighted to re-open with the long awaited exhibition of new works by Michael Taylor, one of Australia’s foremost Abstract Expressionist artists and one of our most important contemporary painters. Michael lives and works in the Monaro where he draws his inspiration from the natural world around him. He paints the landscapes […]

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A work of watercolour art lays open on a wooden floor. Lots of dots and dashes are interspersed with colourful backgrounds.

POST: ART Gallery

Published: Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Phase 3 of the POST: ART project begins on 24 August with the opening of our online gallery! Take a look at the works produced by our makers that are inspired by all the public submissions. You can also view the contributions we received, meet the artists and take a look behind the scenes of […]

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ONLINE CLASS: Life Support, Drawing the Figure

Published: Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Life Support | 6 week course | ONLINE Join contemporary artist Genevieve Swifte for an online drawing course exploring the figure, portraiture, self portraiture, anatomy and perspective. This course is suitable for all levels, from beginner to advanced, and is open to students thirteen years and over. What will you be learning? • Help you […]

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ONLINE CLASS: Introduction to Observational Drawing

Published: Thursday, 30 January 2020

Eye to Hand | 4 week course | ONLINE Eye to Hand workshop is open to members of the community from thirteen years of age and upward and welcomes everyone from all levels of experience and ability. Members of the community who have not had the opportunity to engage in formal art training are especially welcome […]

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SUMMER INTENSIVE: Hand to Eye Workshops

Published: Monday, 13 January 2020

Enrol for one, two or three days This January, join contemporary artist Genevieve Swifte at the Gorman Arts Centre in Canberra for an intensive summer drawing experience. Come and experience an immersive environment for drawing, with an installation of inspiring objects – from drapery to bones, butterflies and geometric solids. Informed by her PhD research and 20 years experience as […]

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Objects of Empathy by Naomi Zouwer

Published: Thursday, 5 December 2019

The works in Objects of Empathy explore ideas of connections and disconnection to people, place and time through objects. Zouwer continues her focus on small, trivial, everyday objects that are a part of daily life. They are a mixture of functional and non-functional items; precious in terms of memories, they are keepsakes, souvenirs, some are […]

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‘MATA! MATA!’ by Gê Orthof

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Brazilian artist Gê Orthof works with installation, performance, drawing, video and photography. His latest show, ‘MATA! MATA!’, explores the environmental degradation and political inaction that Australia and Brazil both share through the term ‘Mata’, a Portuguese homonym meaning both forest and kill. Through installation, performance, drawings, video and photography, Ge references the complexities of maligned […]

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Currawong Call Exhibition

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The Nancy Sever Gallery is pleased to present Currawong Call, an exhibition of recent work by Annie Franklin. The paintings in this exhibition are about the variety, the importance, the fragility, the light, the sound, the colour, the birds and the bees, the seasonal moods, the diversity and the relevance of this threatened landscape. Annie […]

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