Code X: contemporary book binding

Code X: contemporary book binding
In association with the 2017 Australian National Conference of Bookbinders. The best work of international bookbinders paired with the best work of Australia’s established bookbinders and ‘rising stars’ to change perceptions about the craft of bookbinding and to demonstrate how traditional craft skills can be used to produce dynamic and vibrant contemporary works.

History Repeated

History Repeated
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. History Repeated features work by Ruth Allen, Gabriella Bisetto, Jo Bone, Lisa Cahill, Scott Chaseling, Richard Clements, Mel Douglas, Ben Edols and Kathy Elliott, Judi Elliott, Mark Eliott, Jeremy Lepisto, Nikki Main, Jenni Martiniello, Peter Minson, Tom Moore, Peter Nilson, Kirstie Rea, Paddy Robinson, Tom Rowney, Luna Ryan, Harriet Schwarzrock, Belinda Toll and Nick Wirdnam. This exhibition is proudly supported the Corning Museum of Glass.

The Uniform Project - Commissioned by Art Monthly Australasia

The Uniform Project - Commissioned by Art Monthly Australasia
The Uniform Project is derived from research into images of women wearing uniforms, in particular, women artists wearing the uniform of the sensible smock. The artists Alison Alder, Dan Edwards and Megan Jackson have designed, sewn, printed, appliqued and woven three new uniforms.

F!NK

F!NK
A special pop-up exhibition by F!NK + Co honouring Robert Foster.  

Reminiscences and Reflections

Reminiscences and Reflections
Myung’s solo exhibition of paper brings together Korean and western influences through her experiences living in both East Asian and Western cultures. 

Portraits of a Tea Cosy

Portraits of a Tea Cosy
Inspired by the the revival the ‘handmade’ Portraits of a Tea Cosy brings together social history, craft, photography and sculpture using the humble tea cosy as a vessel to evoke nostalgic memories and deep familial love.

Emerging Contemporaries – 2015

Emerging Contemporaries – 2015
Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre curates an exhibition series Emerging Contemporaries, which showcases graduating students and emerging artists and practitioners across the craft and design spectrum that are making bold strides into the professional sphere.

Bogs and Fens: Artists-in-residence

Bogs and Fens: Artists-in-residence
This exhibition will presents new works by the artists, inspired by their residences at Gundgeby Ready-Cut Cottage in Namadgi National Park and at Nil Desperandum Homestead in Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and through their focussed research at The Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG).

Subversive Botanica

Subversive Botanica
Subversive Botanica explores one of the great wonders of Australia’s landscape – its flowers, and more specifically, those that are disappearing. The rate of extinction of flora in Australia is faster than in other countries.

Janet DeBoos: A Survey

Janet DeBoos: A Survey
The exhibition Janet DeBoos: A Survey examines the career of internationally renowned ceramicist Janet DeBoos from the late 1970s to 2015.

Embracing Innovation Volume 5

Embracing Innovation Volume 5
The fifth in the series, the exhibition showcases makers and designers who are exploring these new cutting-edge technologies and thinking in their practice.

Daylights

Daylights
Canberra artist Michelle Day Day aims to straddle the boundaries between the functionality and sculptural forms of lighting.

Table Tools

Table Tools
Table Tools will present a new collection of tableware objects that are informed by Alison Jackson’s current research and prototyping relating to the fusion of traditional silver smithing techniques with industrial processes.

Emerging Contemporaries – 2014

Emerging Contemporaries – 2014
Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre's national artist award exhibition, Emerging Contemporaries, recognises outstanding early career craft practitioners and designers and celebrates technical and conceptual innovation  

Resonant Objects

Resonant Objects
Moraig McKenna's wood fired porcelain vessels explores ideas of function, form, utility and space and how domestic utilitarian vessels relate to the human body.

Nature's Rhythm

Nature's Rhythm
An exploration of the interplay between light, glass and water to echo a moment in nature by glass artist Christine Atkins.

Prospect

Prospect
Antonia Aitken investigates the social and environmental questions about how we engage with 'country' in a post-colonial framework and translate this to her print-based work.

Metamorphosi

Metamorphosi
Kristel Britcher explores the traditional Italian glass processes of murrine and cane and the sculptural potential of the pattern making material.

Scantlings

Scantlings
Lesa Farrant’s work in clay explores her fascination with detritus in our natural environment.

Awaken

Awaken
The strong, vibrant and highly skilled community of Craft ACT Accredited Professional Membership is on show, held in conjunction with Floriade.

Creative License

Creative License
Canberra’s centenary celebrations may be last year’s news, but Craft ACT is continuing the celebration of our beloved bush capital.

The Side Project

The Side Project
Innovative serving dishes made by Sydney-based, Peruvian-born Cesar Cueva in response to the work of chef and restaurateur Karl Firla, from the Sydney restaurant, Oscillate Wildly.

Hidden Treasures

Hidden Treasures
Michelle Kelly draws attention to the presence and beauty of a major part of our ecosystem, exploring the multiple intricacies of forms, colours and layered structures of fungi.

Space Dissolving

Space Dissolving
Melinda Willis' practice is concerned with architectural glass and its reflective qualities as a vehicle for the transience and impermanence of time and space.

Parallels

Parallels
This installation of contemporary textiles by Accredited Professional Member Barbara Rogers explores the diversity and language of the graphic stripe pattern.

The Experience of Beauty

The Experience of Beauty
Working with naturally occurring materials and finding awe and inspiration within the natural environment has resonated through Brook Morgan's practice.

Alphabet! Curated by Mel George

Alphabet! Curated by Mel George
Inspired by a love of word games, glass artist and independent curator Mel George invited 26 Australian glass artists to develop a work each based on one letter of the alphabet.  

afterLandscape

afterLandscape
An exhibition of resulting art work between international exchange project with the Tree Museum in Canada

Urban Forest

Urban Forest
Urban Forest, explores the street trees of Canberra and their impact in forming the city's urban character.

Notations

Notations
Margaret Brown has made connections between the ceramic object and broader fields of cultural experience.