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Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

Art versus science: A beautiful pairing for Erica Seccombe

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.

Low cost diplomatic bag arrives at Spanish Embassy

Sally Pryor It was a scene straight out of the 1950s.

Canberra Artist Erica Seccombe wins Parmor Art & Innovation Prize

Sally Pryor Canberra artist Erica Seccombe has just taken out the prestigious Paramor Prize for Art and innovation at the Casula Powerhouse Art Centre in Liverpool, Sydney.

Profile of Jas Hugonnet

Jas Hugonnet.

Sally Pryor It's a sleepy weekday morning in the middle of a Canberra summer, and the front doors at M16 Artspace are closed to the public.

Capital Life: January 31


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

Di Johnstone honoured for services to art, animals and community

Sally Pryor Former diplomat Di Johnstone is honoured for helping to repatriate South African art and for services to the Canberra community.

Canberra International Music Festival presents Roland Peelman with creative challenge

Artistic director Roland Peelman wants to give the Canberra International Music Festival his best shot.

Sally Pryor For acclaimed musician Roland Peelman, the Canberra International Music Festival, which focuses on the centenary of the publication of Einstein's theory of relativity, is an opportunity to create an...

Obituary - Sylvie Stern

Sally Pryor "She was the life of the party, and the life of the party never wants to be the one to say it's over."

Canberra arts in shock over death of broadcaster and advocate Sylvie Stern

Canberra broadcaster and arts activist Sylvie Stern.

Sally Pryor The Canberra arts community was in shock and mourning on Wednesday, following the loss of much loved broadcaster and arts activist Sylvie Stern.

Capital Life: January 24


Sally Pryor The week's offerings in Canberra's ever-morphing art world.

Mother & Son: Geoffrey Atherden's play returns after 20 years

Sally Pryor This time around, a family portrait is seen in a whole new light.

Reference panel named for ACT arts policy review

Minister Joy Burch.

Sally Pryor A review of the ACT Arts Policy Framework, set to kick of next month, will be overseen by a panel of six prominent arts figures.