Gilbert’s dramatic work follows the fold

In these current works, the utilitarian is unimportant: they are created for the wall and are dramatic in glossy red, black and white, with some matt and silver colours, writes craft reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE after heading to “Form Follows Fold”.

Jewellery trio use surprising materials

The three jewellers use materials not generally used in jewellery, writes reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE

Artists ‘Take Time’ weaving small gems

These seemingly simple works are small gems, writes arts reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Black takes full control of porcelain

The work in this exhibition – in porcelain – is fully resolved, both in form and decoration from a ceramicist who is in full control of her medium, writes reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Gowns delight in ‘Dressmaker’ exhibition

The costumes in the film "The Dressmaker" have a role as profoundly important as those of Judy Davis, Hugo Weaving and Kate Winslet, writes reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Colour rules for legendary interior designer

Craft / “Marion Hall Best: Interiors” Canberra Museum & Gallery, until June 15. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE. THIS vibrant exhibition was curated by Sydney Living...

Review / Grace’s craft captures mystery of the bush

craft / “Holly Grace: A grain of gold”, Beaver Galleries until March 17. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE. HOLLY Grace’s work is steeped in the history...

Review / Collaboration pushes artists in new directions

craft / “Interchange”, M16 Artspace, until February 24. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Review / Ryder seas the ocean’s hidden ‘beauties’

craft / “Julie Ryder: The Hidden Sex”, Craft ACT Craft & Design Centre, Level 1, North Building, 180 London Circuit, Canberra, until March 16. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Review / Mowbray’s ‘refreshing’ art dances with death

craft / “Family souvenirs and other dark things" by Ian Mowbary”, at Bilk, until October 20. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.





The national capital patiently waits for smoke to lift

As Canberra stoically endures the third day of bushfire smoke from NSW, with another three forecast to come, readers are sharing their photographs of the smoky shroud.


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