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Sally Pryor

Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

Dan O'Day: Canberra wedding photographer living the dream

Sally Pryor From Charnwood trolley boy to an international success story, Dan O'Day is living the dream as a wedding photographer. Sally Pryor meets a man whose focus is to make couples happy.

Capital Life: November 29


Sally Pryor A round-up of what's on in the art world in and around Canberra for the week of November 29.

Canberra-born ballerina Dimity Azoury wins Telstra Ballet Dancer Award

Azoury beat five finalists for the $20,000 cash prize, announced on stage at the Sydney Opera House after the Australian Ballet's final dress rehearsal for The Nutcracker on Thursday night.

Sally Pryor When Dimity Azoury was a little girl, she used to look at a photo of Marilyn Rowe, Australia's first Prima Ballerina, and dream of one day being like her.

What Canberra's up-and-coming artists are doing


Sally Pryor It's one of the year's hippest art shows in Canberra's increasingly bulging calendar, and the ANU School of Art's Graduating Exhibition is also a kaleidoscopic glimpse into the future of art world.

Canberra Times photographer Rohan Thomson a finalist in national prize

Sally Pryor Canberra Times photographer Rohan Thomson has just been announced as a finalist in the 2015 National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Hugh Withycombe and the art of making violins in Australia

Violin maker Hugh Withycombe

Sally Pryor Passionate violin maker Hugh Withycombe says every instrument has a story

Glass X Design concept a smash success

Curator of the GlassXDesign exhibition at the Canberra
Glassworks, Magda Keaney.

Sally Pryor It was like asking someone to enter into a long-term relationship, or at the very least go on a blind date.

Manning Clark House in dire straits and desperately needs cash

Sally Pryor For almost two decades, it has been one of Canberra's cultural and intellectual mainstays.

Capital Life: November 15


Sally Pryor A comprehensive guide to arts exhibitions and events in and around Canberra.

Profile: Glass artist Kirstie Rea plumbs childhood memories of Canberra landscape

Kirsty Rea and rake work.

Sally Pryor Amid the usual eclectic array of works in glass in this year's Ranamok Glass Prize, one work stood out.

DESIGN Canberra's four-day festival is hive of talent


Sally Pryor Craft ACT has gathered Canberra's creative minds to create a four-day festival, DESIGN Canberra, writes Sally Pryor.

New exhibition by young Ukrainian artists shines a light on unfamiliar country

t the M16 Artspace, Griffith, Ukranian artist, Vitaliya Kalmutska, with some of her paintings in the

Sally Pryor Works shining a light on modern life in Ukraine are part of an exhibition by seven emerging artists from Kiev.

Gorman House doubles its funding in arts round

Gorman House, which also runs Ainslie Arts Centre, will have its funding almost doubled.

Sally Pryor New grants reinforce work being done.

Magda Keaney announced as new artistic director at Glassworks

Magda Keaney is the new artistic director at Canberra Glassworks.

Sally Pryor She's a Canberra girl who left for the bright lights of London, where she worked as a curator and writer for nine years.

Three famous French artists give impressions of Paris at National Gallery of Australia

Sally Pryor It's hard to imagine a time when Parisian artists were not fixated on depicting everyday life, and instead focused on grand tableaux of men in helmets and mythical figures.

Incoming NGA director faced with a storm

Sally Pryor The National Gallery of Australia's new leader reports for work on Monday with a weighty problem already on his desk

Cooma artist Imants Tillers designs Gallipoli centenary tapestry

Anzac Day at the Australian War Memorial in 2013.

Sally Pryor Prominent Australian artist Imants Tillers has designed a major tapestry for the Australian War Memorial.

Nicholas Harding inspired by drawing the theatre

''Playing for Godot (Mullins, Weaving, Roxburgh and Quast)'', oil on linen.

Sally Pryor Nicholas Harding attempts to capture the ephemeral nature of theatrical performance in his sketches.

Former NGV director announced as Ron Radford's replacement

Sally Pryor When it comes to the art world, when is a new gallery director officially a new gallery director?

Contemporary art gets its own space

Ron Radford says the newly opened NGA Contemporary is part of the gallery's campaign towards building an ambitious new wing devoted entirely to Australian art.

Sally Pryor Ron Mueck's larger than life Pregnant Woman is there, as is the enormous, pink, bejewelled Glass slipper (ugly blister) by Timothy Horn.