Canberra Arts Diary - September 12


Australian National Capital Artists: Fragment. A solo exhibition of sculptures by Canberra-based emerging artist and designer Dan Lorrimer, in which he makes steel behave like paper. Until September 28. Rosevear Place, Dickson. Ph: 6247 8736.

Belconnen Arts Centre: Transitions by Jemima Parker. An ongoing exploration of the blurred boundaries between art and fashion. Until Sunday. Strathnairn by the Lake. Bi-annual exhibition of Strathnairn members. Until September 21. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm. 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen. Ph: 6173 3300.

"Assured work": Ruination of Salt by Marijke Gilchrist in The Luminous Landscape.
"Assured work": Ruination of Salt by Marijke Gilchrist in The Luminous Landscape. Photo: Rob Little

Canberra Contemporary Arts Space: Floored. An installation that continues Susan Buret's investigation of painted pattern in an extended pictorial space. Until Sunday. On Men. A diverse display of 21st century masculinity. Action Stations. An exhibition of new works by Peter Maloney and Louise Paramor. Both exhibitions until September 27. Open Tuesday to Friday, 11am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. Gorman House Arts Centre, 55 Ainslie Avenue, Braddon. Ph: 6247 0188. Visit: ccas.com.au

Drill Hall Gallery: Colour Music - a Fusion of the Senses. Five generations of Australian artists meditate on connections between pitch, harmony, movement, musical notation and their visual equivalences. Until September 28. Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon-5pm. Ph: 6125 5832

Form Studio and Gallery: The Luminous Landscape. Encaustic paintings by Marijke Gilchrist. Until Sunday. Open Monday to Friday, 9.30am-2.30pm. Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm. 1/30 Aurora Avenue, Queanbeyan. Ph: 0430 359 776

Gallery@BCS: No Offense, but …. An exhibition of photography by Emerging Artist Support Scheme prize winner and ANU School of Art (Honors) graduate, Daniel Savage. Until Sunday. Open Monday to Friday, 9am-4.30pm. Belconnen Community Service, Swanson Court, Belconnen. Ph: 6264 0232


Mawson Gallery: Monika Leone Ceramics. Ceramic bird sculptures and original majolica art ceramics, including platters, cups, bowls and other tableware. Until October 31. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10.30am-5.30pm. 63 Wilkins Street, Mawson. Ph: 6161 2177. Visit: mawsongallery.com

M16 Artspace: In Translation. An exploration of the Canberra region through a reexamination of the local landscape through pattern. Ice Floes and Growlers. An exhibition by Kerry McInnis and Mike MacGregor. A Lightness of Being. An exhibition by Ngaio Fitzpatrick. All exhibitions until September 27. Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon-5pm. 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith. Ph: 6295 9438.

Milk Factory Gallery: Colours of Spring. A celebration of spring by selected gallery artists. Until September 30. Open daily, 10am-5pm. 33 Station Street, Bowral. Ph: 4862 1077.

National Library of Australia: Abstraction-Creation: J.W. Power in Europe 1921-1938. One of Australia's most successful and accomplished expatriate painters of the interwar years. Until October 26. Open times 10am-5pm. Parkes Place. Ph: 6262 1111

National Gallery of Australia:Arthur Boyd: Agony and Ecstasy. This exhibition brings together works that emphasise Boyd's profound and inventive engagement with realms of the human condition. Until November 9. Open times 10am-5pm. NGA, Parkes Place, Canberra. Ph: 6240 6411

National Portrait Gallery of Australia: The Macquarie Digital Portraiture Award 2014. An exhibition by young artists between the ages of 18 and 30 years working with screen-based technology. The works were chosen for their striking explorations of identity. Until November 23. Open daily, 10am-5pm. National Portrait Gallery, King Edward Terrace, Parkes. Ph: 6102 7020

Paintbox Fine Art: More Girls. Tony Giles's third solo exhibition. Until Sunday . Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-5pm. 32 Lonsdale Street, Braddon. Ph: 6162 1717

The Photography Room: Portside. Wollongong-based photographer Tom Williams. Until September 21. Americolor. American photographer Dennis Church. Until September 27. Open Monday to Friday, 9am-5.30pm. Australian National University, first floor, School of Art, Ellery Crescent, Acton.

Queanbeyan Art Society: The Queanbeyan City Council Exhibition. An eclectic range of works, stand-out watercolours and substantial pastels from local artists. Until September 27. Open daily, 10 am-1pm. 6 Trinculo Place, Queanbeyan, the gallery under the bridge at Queanbeyan. Ph: 0439 392 709

Strathnairn Arts Association: Across the Border … Encore. Group exhibition of handcrafted jewellery. Until September 28. Open Friday to Sunday, 10am-4pm. 90 Stockdill Drive, Holt. Ph: 6254 6924

Watson Arts Centre: Untitled - Six. Five potters and one painter who have united to present an exhibition of new works at Watson Arts Centre. Until Sunday. Watson Arts Centre, Aspinall Street, Watson. See: canberrapotters.com.au. Ph: 6241 1670


Wesley Music Centre: Between Worlds. Nick Russoniello and the renowned Acacia String Quartet combine forces. September 14, 4pm. Tickets from nickrussoniello.com.au/buy_tickets_and_cds.html. Wednesday Lunchtime Live. Piano concert with Mia Huang. Tickets from $5 on the door. September 17, 12.40pm. Ph: 0416 719 406.

The Street Theatre: In-Person-8. Eight audience members are interviewed while their allocated actor attempts to learn and copy to best impersonate them. Afterwards a play is made based on these eight audience members. Tickets $28. September 12 and 13, 7.30pm. To book visit: thestreet.org.au. The Street Theatre, Canberra City West. Ph: 6247 1223

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