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Sally Pryor

Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

Julian Davies: The man behind Crow Mellow and Finlay Lloyd

Sally Pryor The Braidwood author tells Sally Pryor of his youthful experiences, life's dreams and achievements and the birth of Finlay Lloyd.

Capital Life: October 11

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

Theatre

Street Theatre's Where I End & You Begin to debut

Sally Pryor Many different levels will shine through in Cathy Petocz's new play offering crime, sci-fi and a multi-sensory universe at Street Theatre, writes Sally Pryor.

Glass artists Matthew Curtis and Harriet Schwarzrock find Queanbeyan fits the bill

Glass artists Matthew Curtis and Harriet Schwarzrock in their studio in Queanbeyan.

Sally Pryor On a busy road in Queanbeyan, next to a pet shop and opposite a Chinese takeaway, you'd never guess what lies behind the modest terracotta house set back from the road behind a small cluster of...

US ambassador John Berry shows off conservation art collection

Sally Pryor US ambassador to Australia John Berry and his partner Curtis Yee take great delight in the mixed US and Australian artworks they have on loan.

Nigel Featherstone's The Beach Volcano brings novellas to the fore

Author Nigel Featherstone.

Sally Pryor The Canberra author's latest work could herald a new dawn for the written art form, writes Sally Pryor.

Capital life: October 4

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

'Absorb' shines light on luminous quality of glass at Canberra Glassworks

Sally Pryor A new show explores the optical effects of light and glass.

Capital Life: September 27

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

Contemporary art gets its own space at National Gallery

<i>Glass slipper (ugly blister)</i> by Timothy Horn on display for the opening of the NGA Contemporary Art Space at Commonwealth Place.

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.

Books

Graeme Simsion's Rosie effect enters new phase

Sally Pryor Graeme Simsion has taken the obsessive protagonist of his rom-com novel The Rosie Project back out to the edge for the follow-up, writes Sally Pryor.

Art

Joan Holt's portraits need homes in Canberra

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Sally Pryor Joan Holt was a prolific artist who gave portraits to their subjects, but more than 200 of her works desperately need a home, writes Sally Pryor.

Capital Life: September 20

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

David Sequeira: A life in colour

Sally Pryor Artist David Sequeira's artworks have a loyal and well-paid following in India, Hong Kong and Europe.

Art exhibition

Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize has global reach

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Sally Pryor Our natural world is a source of great inspiration for artists, so it is little wonder that this prize has such international appeal, writes Sally Pryor.

Lessons learned as CSO's art raffle fails to spark with audience

Sally Pryor When it came to the crunch, it turned out wealthy Canberrans weren't as willing to part with their money as the Canberra Symphony Orchestra had hoped.

Canberra conservators are guardians of our past

Delicate work: Victoria Gill (left)  discusses a  lithograph  with owner Marie Nicholls and fellow conservator Alexa McNaught-Reynolds.  The  lithograph is  by Marion Griffin.

Sally Pryor As a conservator in private practice, Victoria Gill sees beloved treasures of every ilk, writes Sally Pryor.

Retiring NGA director Ron Radford sets Shiva scandal against gallery's positive achievements

National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford:

Sally Pryor Director Ron Radford insists the Dancing Shiva scandal has not dented his pride in the NGA's triumphs.

Capital Life: September 13

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

NGA's retiring director Ron Radford glad stolen statue returned to India

Last hurrah: Dr Ron Radford  will retire as director of the National Gallery of Australia at the end of September.

Sally Pryor Ron Radford has been responsible for around 47,000 acquisitions in a 43-year career, but there is one that he will always regret.