Friday, April 6, 2012

Emerging Contemporaries / CRAFT ACT: Craft and Design Centre, Canberra, Australia

I am excited to present two new works at a group show entitled Emerging Contemporaries at CRAFT ACT which opened yesterday and runs until May 12

A Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre curated exhibition of award winning graduating students and selected national emerging craft practitioners and designer makers that demonstrate exceptional talent in their chosen field. These emerging artists are representative of the next wave of professional artists who are exploring conceptually dynamic and innovative craft and design practice.

Artists: Christine Atkins, Sarah Carlson, David Cummins, Elizabeth Delfs, Callum Matheson, Brendan Murphy, Sarah Murphy, Jenny Papalexandris, Tom Skeehan, Belinda Smith, Graham Stutz, Amy Taylor, James Watt.

I am pleased to be supported by The Janet Holmes à Court Artist Grant for this exhibition. The Janet Holmes à Court Artist Grant is a NAVA initiative, made possible through the generous sponsorship of Janet Holmes à Court and the support of the Visual Arts Board, Australia Council for the Arts.

Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre is supported by the ACT Government; and by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its principal arts funding body, and by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initatve of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.

Exhibition Dates: 6 April – 12 May, 2012. 

Above: One of the works exhibited photographed in the winter sun of my studio!

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