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Glass miniatures for connoisseurs

“CITYNEWS” popped in yesterday for a quick preview of Bilk Gallery’s likely-to-be-popular ‘miniature’ glass exhibition, opening tomorrow evening, April 16, with a celebration from 6 to 8 PM to which everyone is invited. This year, five of Australia and New Zealand’s most internationally recognised glass artists, Evelyn Dunstan (NZ), Tevita Havea, Jenni Kemarre Martiniello, Kirstie […]

Touring Dobell Prize exhibition celebrated in drawing

SINCE the death in 1970 of Australian artist Sir William Dobell, his estate has provided funding for an annual drawing competition and prize, now significant events on the visual arts calendar in Australia. Pleasing to report, quite a number of Canberra artists have been hung in the accompanying exhibition over the years. But of course […]

Passionate love of oils at the Yarralumla Gallery

AN exhibition which opened on the weekend at the Yarralumla Gallery to an enthusiastic crowd confirms the locations of this exhibiting space to members of Canberra’s painting community. Veteran Canberra artist, Sandra House, launched a mixed exhibition of the paintings, focusing (though not exclusively) on three escapes and river or coastal views. Spread over several […]