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Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Excerpt from art founder David Sandum’s entry “Australia In My Mind”.

“TWITTER Art Exhibit 18” is a rare international art show, now open for viewing at Strathnairn. All entries, postcard-sized paintings,  are available for sale, after the official opening at 2pm, on Saturday, April 7. Michael Milton OAM – Australian Paralympic, Olympian Athlete and Patron of Pegasus Riding for the Disabled ACT – will be the guest speaker. The exhibition continues at Strathnairn Arts, 90 Stockdill Drive Holt, Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, until April 29. Free entry to launch but registrations advisable to eventbrite.com

“Vicks Vapour Drops in a carpark” by Skye Jamieson.

THE National Gallery of Australia is staging “A very Cartier weekend” with sessions on Cartier Glam, Considering Cartier with Craft ACT and Teachers Professional Learning, at the NGA, April 6-7. Bookings and all details to nga.gov.au

SKYE Jamieson is a Canberra artist who graduated from the ANU School of Art and is interested in water and the incessant appearance of blue in a developed environment. Her solo exhibition runs at the Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Furneaux Street, Manuka, from April 5–15.

M16 Artspace is staging an artist talk by Phillip Frankcombe (Gallery 1 – “Up We Go”) and members of ArtFlux will talk about their recent work. 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith, 1pm-2pm, April 5.

THE theme for the 2018 Design Canberra Festival has been announced. It is… *drum roll*…  GEOMETRY! To get ready, geometric-inspired pieces are now available for sale in the Craft ACT shop, level 1, North Building, Civic.

Kristina Neuman, Stud Earrings (Building blocks series), 925 Silver

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