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Rings from the Johannes Kuhnen Collection

IN “Ring Masters”, artists Cinnamon Lee, Sean O’Connell and Johannes Kuhnen are each presenting a collection of beautifully designed and considered rings, some simple and abstract, some for everyday wear, other are sculptures for the hands. At Bilk Gallery for contemporary metal and glass in Palmerston Lane, Manuka, October 23 to November 23, opening 11am-4pm, Saturday, October 26, with a meet the artists between 11am-3pm. All welcome.

THE 13th annual Queanbeyan-Palerang Arts Trail will feature 32 participating artist studios and workshops across the region opening their doors to the community. The Braidwood area is the focus this on the weekend, October 26 and 27. All details and map at

“Wild Peonies” by Roger Beale, 2018, oil on canvas.

HUMBLE House gallery has artist Roger Beale discussing the inspiration and art process for his latest solo exhibition, “Sun, Rain, and Flowers”. At 93 Wollongong Street, Fyshwick, 11am, Saturday, October 26, all welcome. Gallery hours are 10am-4pm, Wednesday to Sunday.

“New quarters” by Derek O’Connor, 2019, oil on sealed WW11Time Life Book cover.

NANCY Sever Gallery is presenting an exhibition of recent work by Derek O’Connor titled “Notations. The son and heir of nothing in particular: one more time for the record”. O’Connor says: “I’m drawn to Abstract Expressionism for several reasons… its conceptual complexity; its gestural energy; its inevitable focus on paint itself; and its historical resonances.” At Sever Gallery, Gorman Arts Centre, 11am-5pm, Wednesdays to Sundays, October 23 to November 24.

Alison Alder, Bitumen River Gallery, Manuka. 1981. Photo: Reg Alder.

XPLORING the history, impact and legacy of print media and drawing at ANU, “A Paper Inheritance” presents a collection of works from the university’s School of Art and Design collection. It is the culmination of a semester’s work by the team of undergraduate students from the Centre for Art History and Art Theory. At Project Space, School of Art and Design Gallery, Building 105, Childers Street, Acton, until October 25.


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