Exhibitions at Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre

Exhibition Opening: Thursday 26 May, 6pm at Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre Gallery
Please join us for the launch of our next exhibition, which will be opened by Dr Rohan Nicol, Head of Gold and Silversmith Workshop and Design Arts Coordinator, School of Art, Australian National University.

Crafting Waste
Niklavs Rubenis
Through practice-led research, local designer/maker Niklavs Rubenis addresses contemporary critical concerns around design, consumption, material culture and waste. This innovative exhibition features propositional and prototype furniture and lighting crafted from de-valued resources. This exhibition is proudly supported by Rolfe Classic BMW.

Aesthetics in the Time of Emergency
Sarah Field, Jennifer Ashley King, Jasmine Targett, Nadia Mercuri and Bethany Wheeler
Primarily glass makers, each artist explores an idea surrounding a current 'state of emergency' that impacts the individual and society collectively such as nuclear disasters and climate change issues. By using combinations of craft, images and installations they bring these concerns to light.

Showing in the Crucible Showcase
Mix and Match
Canberra Potters Society Craft ACT award winner Hsin-Yi Yang presents her interlocking ceramic objects with playful texture and colour that appeal to the child within.

Exhibitions run until Saturday 9 July 2016


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Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre is supported by the ACT Government, the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy - an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments, and the Australia Council for the Arts - the Australian Government's arts funding and advisory body.

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