Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by gallery maps, an artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. ACT art galleries and their February 2017 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.
1 Rosevear Place, Dickson 2602.
(02) 6247-8736. firstname.lastname@example.org www.anca.net.au
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Feb 8 to 26 (opening Wed Feb 8, 6pm) I See Re(a)d. A group exhibition by Canberra-based emerging artists Sophie Bishop, Mimi Fairall, Michelle Hallinan, Kelly Hayes, Jess Higgins, Bec Setnicar and Di White.
Di White, Vascular Accident, 2016, lithograph and collage, 35 x 32cm. Courtesy the artist and ANCA Gallery
Craft Act Craft and Design Centre
Level 1, North Building, 180 London Circuit, Canberra 2601.
(02) 6262-9333. email@example.com www.craftact.org.au Jan 31 to March 25 History Repeated. A group exhibition inspired by the theme of the 2017 Ausglass conference, (r)evolve – a group of Australia’s top glass makers offer their own reinterpretation of an object from the Corning Museum of Glass collection.
81 Denison Street, Deakin, Canberra 2600.
Fax (02) 6281-1315. firstname.lastname@example.org www.beavergalleries.com.au Directors: Martin & Susie Beaver (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 9.00 to 5.00.
Canberra’s largest private gallery featuring regular exhibitions of contemporary paintings, prints, sculpture, glass and ceramics by established and emerging Australian artists.
Feb 16 to March 5 Renascent paintings and works on paper by Dianne Fogwell.
Also, impermanence studio glass by Andrew Baldwin.
Dianne Fogwell, Portent, unique linocut on paper, 105.5 x 78.5cm Courtesy the artist and Beaver Galleries
Andrew Baldwin, Amber void IV, blown glass, 48 x 38 x 12cm Courtesy the artist and Beaver Galleries
11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
(02) 6260-7005. email@example.com www.canberraglassworks.com
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To March 26 Defining Moments by Matthew Curtis and Harriet Schwarzrock.
An exhibition acknowledging the moments of success and of disaster that demonstrate the pivotal role each has played in the journey of these two artists and their individual and combined impact on the Australian studio glass world. Curated by Aimee Frodsham. Read more…
Matthew Curtis, Deep Red Tessellated Section, blown, cut, fused, carved and polished glass, stainless steel, 41 x 56 x 25cm Photograph: Rob Little. Courtesy the artist and Canberra Glassworks
Harriet Schwarzrock, infinite, 2016, blown glass, powder coated steel 45 x 60 x 12cm Courtesy the artist and Canberra Glassworks
21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith 2603.
(02) 6295-9438. firstname.lastname@example.org www.m16artspace.com.au
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 5 Gallery 1: Intersectionality – Bryna Bambury, Nikki Chopra, Eliya Nikki Cohen, Chelsea Kalogiannidis and Holly Tranter. Gallery 2: aethër by Lucy Palmer. Gallery 3: The Earth Element by Marilyn Stretton.
Chelsea Kalogiannidis, Untitled (detail), 2016, oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 15 x 15cm. Photograph: Bryna Bamberry
Feb 9 to 26 Gallery 1: Orpheus Island by Kurt Brereton (NSW). Gallery 2: Projections by David Keaney. Gallery 3: The Plate Show – various artists (ACT).
Kurt Brereton, Coral Bleaching, 2016, oil on canvas, 120 x 120cm Photograph: the artist
National Gallery Of Australia (NGA)
Parkes Place, Canberra 2600.
(02) 6240-6411. email@example.com www.nga.gov.au
Admission to the permanent collection is free.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 26 Mud men by Ramesh Nithiyendran.
To April 17 Versailles: Treasures from the Palace.
To June Artists of the Great War.
To July Frank Stella: The Kenneth Tyler Collection.
National Portrait Gallery
King Edward Terrace, Parkes 2600.
(02) 6102-7000. firstname.lastname@example.org www.portrait.gov.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To March 3 The Popular Pet Show includes portraits of Australians and their furry, feathered and fluffy friends by contemporary artists such as Ken Done, Nicholas Harding, Darren McDonald and Lucy Culliton.
To April 9 Digital Portraiture Award 2016 an annual event to extend traditional notions of portraiture and foster emerging artists with an interest in new technology.
Belconnen Arts Centre
118 Emu Bank, Belconnen 2617.
(02) 6173-3300. email@example.com www.belconnenartscentre.com.au
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To March 5 Main Gallery: Intrinsic Properties/ Inherent Vice – artists glass exhibition, as part of AusGlass.
Also, Ontogenesis – Ngaio Fitzpatrick, Kate Nixon, John White and Madisyn Zabel (all graduates of the glass workshop at the ANU and now emerging artists). These four artists explore glass as a material outside of established traditions.
Margaret Hadfield Gallery & Studio
53 Colbee Court, Phillip 2606.
(02) 6282-3886. firstname.lastname@example.org www.hadfieldgallery.com
Mon-Sat 9.30 to 5.30.
Artist’s own gallery and work space.
Quality artists supplies at a better price.
Classes are held here as well.
Hadfield has an eye for light and her passion is military history, winner of the inaugaural Gallipoli Art Prize and finalist many times. Some of her ‘Gallipoli’ series have been exhibited internationally by the Australian Government. Hadfield paints in all mediums, her present focus is on the light of Antarctica.