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Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

‘Love & Barbershops’ exhibition at TPR Gallery.

TPR Gallery is exhibiting “Love and Barbershops”, work by nine photographers who have been working with TPR’s Sean Davey and Aishah Kenton to produce their own series. Old Bus Depot Markets, 21 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston, Sunday, 10am-4pm, until December 23. All welcome.

THE final art projects of 110 graduating students of the class of 2018 in ANU School of Art and Design are on show in the main gallery of the school as well as in its studios. Head of school Prof Denise Ferris says the graduating exhibition features art works from each of SOAD’s disciplines including ceramics, furniture, glass, gold and silver smithing, painting, photography, print media and drawing, sculpture and textiles. It runs until Sunday, December 2, 10.30am-5pm, daily.

A small work by Crispin Akerman

BEAVER Galleries’ annual “small works” exhibition opens at 81 Denison Street, Deakin, 6pm, on Thursday, November 29 and runs until December 23.

THE M16 Drawing Prize is for drawing in either traditional drawing media and techniques, or non-traditional works that extend understanding of what drawing may be within contemporary art practice. The judges for this year’s prize are Alison Alder, who is the head of print media and drawing at ANU and Christopher Chapman, who is the senior curator at the National Portrait Gallery. The finalist’s exhibition will open at M16, Blaxland Crescent, Griffith, 6pm, Thursday, November 29. Winners will be announced around 6.30pm.

Alison Alder, still from Newscrap 2018, HD video

BRAZILIAN artist Christus Nóbrega opens his exhibition, “Labirinto” alongside local legend Alison Alder’s exhibition “Newscrap”, bringing together two artists whose contributions to their respective localities and nations have been significant. The project is also the first step in what CCAS hopes will be the development of an enduring cultural relationship between Brasília and Canberra. Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Gorman Arts Centre. Opening 6pm this Friday, November 29. All welcome.

ANU Glass

THE annual glass sale at the ANU School of Art & Design is a fundraising event, where glass made by students, staff, alumni and members of the wider glass community goes on sale. The event will see unique handmade gifts for Christmas with a selection of works in glass spanning from exhibition quality one offs, high end design, production, prototypical and playful student work. Foundations Rooms, Childers Street, Acton, 5.30pm, Thursday, November 29, 12–1.30pm, Friday, November 30.

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