Marilou Chagnaud – Papiers Flottants @ ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery

10-21 Oct 2017

Some exhibitions are small but of a class that is quite memorable, The work of Marilou Chagnaud at the ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery are remarkable. There are five geometric designs in black and white that almost move as you walk by. There is a timber frame that is hung with wonderful curved line prints on white paper hanging in rows. When you move the frame a bit the sheets move in a way that looks like wonderful ocean wave. There is a folded set of curved lined sheets woven into a spring loaded fan on the floor. Each of the elements of this exhibition are beautiful.

The web page is below

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.

Wiwa Babbarra @ ANU School of Art

Mid year in the ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery there was an exhibition of creative large scale printed fabrics from the Wiwa Babbarra women’s collective from Arnham land. I only took one snap but the text material below is clear in its explanation of the work of this creative group.

300 Covers: Art Monthly in Australia 1987-2017 @ ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery

7-17 June 2017

In the foyer Gallery at the ANU School of art there was a short term exhibition that featured prints of 300 Covers over 30 years from the Art Monthly magazine. These three hundred covers are a visual insight to changes and influences in Australian art in three decades.

Within the covers are lots of great artists and schools of arts. The very layout of the covers change over time and reflect all the changes in visual styles in the concerned decades.

Below are some pics and gallery materials.

Juncture – Emma Langridge @ ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery

11-23 July 2016

Emma Langridge’s recent exhibition at the ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery was part of her Phd canditure at the ANU. Her blurb says this was an exercise in which she imposed limits on herself in both materials and approach. The bulk of what was on show was what looked like scored timber in geometric patterns with a two tone palette. Te overall workis attractive and engaging through use of limited variety and careful repetition

Below are some sample pics and some gallery information.

20160713_165334 20160713_165352 20160713_165433 20160713_165518 20160713_165535 20160713_165604 20160713_165611 20160713_165626 20160713_165631

Ostranamie @ ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery

Rock melon is an enjoyable thing to eat. This exhibition at the Foyer Gallery at the ANU School of Art takes and enjoyable fruit and builds a range of delightful artworks that use parts of rock melon or the whole thing.The artists are Karen Fearnside and Teah Fort

Karen Fearnside uses felt and recycled materials in her art as well as fruit and photography. Samples below gives the sense of her art.

20160616_185015 20160616_185032 20160616_185145 20160616_185337 20160616_185359

Teah Fort transforms fruit and its parts into jewellery and other objects of art and beauty. Samples below gives the sense of her art.

20160616_185934 20160616_185929 20160616_185653 20160616_185642 20160616_185304 20160616_185239IMAG0001 IMAG0002 IMAG0003 IMAG0004 IMAG0005 IMAG0006


Zogas Sutherland Ortega @ ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery

2 June to 9 June 2016 featuring Mariana Ortega, Karlyn Sutherland, Tom Zogas,

Three artists in residence brought together this exhibition at the ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery.

Tom Zogas centred his art around a set of class containers that he created and then used them to be the basis of some photos of the containers through an almost Xray style process, The colours are transparent and black and white and all the images and objects are curvy and fluid.

Mariana Ortega has produced a series of tapestries made out of course wool representing women in various poses. They are accompanied by a set of tiny faces in tapestries.

Karlyn Sutherlandhas an interest in architecture and her contribution to this exhibition consists of striking black and white sketches, geometric glass architecture models and some layered cut out drafts for buildings.


There are images to give you an insight to the three artists work below with gallery materials.

20160604_120926 20160604_120940 20160604_121013 20160604_121033 20160604_121047 20160604_121153 20160604_121211 20160604_121244 20160604_121556 20160604_121643 20160604_121647 20160604_121653 IMAG0016 IMAG0018 IMAG0021