Community Honour – Fiona Amundsen @ Huw Davies Gallery Photoaccess

20 July – 13 Aug 2017

Fiona Amundsen created a striking set of photos which frame urban concrete left overs of building foundations and other detritus. Even though the photographs are of concrete left overs they have a remarkable beauty.

Pictures and gallery materials below

 

Let me imagine you – Andrew Tenison @ Huw Davies Gallery Photoaccess

27 July – 13 Aug 2017

Andrew Tenison created a striking set of black and white photos that respond to a WW2 negative he had found. The photographs are quite personal in the start black and white recreations that have a distinctively 40s vibe about the.

Samples and gallery materials below.

Elizabeth Kruger – The Sea Paintings @ Nancy Sever Gallery

5 July – 6 Aug 2017

Elizabeth Kruger paints the sea in all of its rock bound power and energy. Her exhibition at Nancy Sever Gallery earlier this month was a demonstration of her sense of the sea.

I know little of her work and expect she does all sorts of subjects but this show was all focused on her love of the ocean.

Pictures are below with gallery material.

Step into the limelight @ ANU School of Art Gallery

July – Aug 2017

An annual exhibition of art created by students in schools in Canberra.is held under the title √Źnto the Limelight. It was exhibited at the ANU School of Arts Gallery. Each year there is a huge range of skills and creativity in this exhibition. The curators take in a big range of ages and the exhibition includes pottery, painting, photography and fashion. There are some samples below to illustrate the range.

Drawn Thread @ ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery

26 July – 5 Aug 2017

A wide ranging series of creations with drawn thread as their tie together were on exhibition at ANU School of Arts Foyer Gallery in late July early August. The artists put together portraits, patch work and many other artforms that were cotton based and tied together or created by use of thread. A wonderful range of approaches were visible in the works illustrated below.

Branching Out – Joan Costanzo @ Form Studio and Gallery

3-20 August 2017

Joan Costanzo has created a collection or works inspired by spectacular parts of the natural world. Her creations reference trees, tree roots deltas, and other river courses. The results are complex highly skillful executions of great ideas. Sample pics below: