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Sally Pryor

Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

Capital Life: Paintings and charcoals at Form

Sally Pryor There's an exciting new exhibition just opened at Form Studio and Gallery in Queanbeyan,

Returning home creates a 'perfect blend' for Mel George

Craft ACT curator and exhibitions manager Mel George.

Sally Pryor Mel George is at home in the heart of Canberra's creative community.

Australia no longer hotbed of science, says bee expert

Artist Sam Leach and Mandyam Srinivasan with the painting of Srinivasan  at the National Portrait Gallery.

Sally Pryor When Mandyam Srinivasan first arrived in Australia, he was stunned by the quality of resources for scientists.

Populate or Perish!

Sally Pryor Sinister migration, a Vogue model and a scary movie.

ACT Book of the Year won by Gordon Peake's 'Beloved Land'

ANU fellow and Canberra author Gordon Peake with his book Beloved Land- Stories, Struggles and Secrets from Timor Leste.

Sally Pryor When Gordon Peake first arrived in East Timor for a short research trip in 2007, he was instantly captivated by the complex and energetic country.

National Gallery of Australia to send Seated Buddha back to India

Roslyn Packer with the second century Buddha which was purchased by the NGA in 2007 with her assistance.

Sally Pryor An ancient Indian sculpture that until recently had its home among other Asian antiquities at the National Gallery of Australia is set to return to India.

Canberra to be the backdrop for local murder movie

David Wenham in The Code

Sally Pryor Canberra will be filled with film crews later this year, as well as some familiar faces, as production is set to begin on the long-awaited film of Joe Cinque's Consolation.

Capital Life: February 28


Sally Pryor Tea pot or T-rex? You decide.

New artist-in-residence at National Museum finds music in boats

Artist in residence at the National Museum of Australia, Vic
McEwan of Naranderra NSW, in front of the paddle steamer Enterprise.

Sally Pryor It's no secret that many artists see the world differently to the average person.

Artists gather for You Are Here, Canberra's experimental festival

Two of the producers of the You Are Here festival (from left) Nick Delatovic and Vanessa Wright.

Sally Pryor There'll be iridescent bike riders around the lake, a sleepover in a gallery foyer and a theatre performance in a record store.

Capital Life: February 21


Sally Pryor A comprehensive guide to what is happening in Canberra's arts scene.

Art versus science: A beautiful pairing for Erica Seccombe

Erica Seccombe uses X-rays to produces 3D images. Her aim is to show how science and art can be combined.

Sally Pryor It's a fact: most artists enter prizes regularly, and don't really expect to win. The process of entering, just like applying for grants, is an integral part of one's professional practice, a way of...

Selfie sticks banned in some Canberra galleries

Banned: Don't try this at the art gallery.

Sally Pryor Museums and galleries fear the metre-long 'wand of narcissism' could damage priceless art.

Capital Life: February 14

Sally Pryor A comprehensive guide to what is happening in Canberra's arts scene from the week of February 14.

James Turrell's Skyspace at the National Gallery is Canberra's number one pash point

Sally Pryor The term "art lovers" has taken on a whole new meaning when it comes to a certain work in the National Gallery's collection.

Valentine's: Finding romance at Canberra's art institutions

Robert O'Hara Burke never made it back to his sweetheart.

Sally Pryor and Laura Mann Love is all around if you know where to look in three of Canberra's major national art institutions, write Sally Pryor and Laura Mann.

Native American artist finds new ways to express old cultures in glass

February 6 2014.

Native American artist Preston Singletary at work in the hotshop at the Canberra Glassworks in Kingston.

Canberra Times photo by Matt Bedford.

Sally Pryor When Preston Singletary began working with glass, he had no idea how closely it would come to define him and his heritage.

Is the National Gallery's James Turrell exhibition a sell-out or what?

Sally Pryor James Turrell may be an artist geared towards simple concepts with stunning results, but it seems that confusion reigns when it comes to buying a ticket to the show.

Diplomacy: Translations in Glass opens at the Canberra Glassworks

Elizabeth Kelly: Mould-blown and polished glass.

Sally Pryor Eight artists are paired with eight embassies to create an eclectic glass exhibition.

Capital Life: February 7

Sally Pryor A comprehensive guide to what is happening in Canberra's arts scene from the week of February 7.