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Exhibitions at Canberra Craft and Design Centre

Jasmine Targett, What the Eyes Do Not See, 2014, Telescopes and hand blown glass.

Emerging Contemporaries
A Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre curated exhibition, Emerging Contemporaries, showcases the work of outstanding graduate 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; René Linssen, Adrian Olasau, Rohan Goradia, Zoe Brand, Richilde Flavell, Marina Hanser, Chelsea Lemon, Jasmine Targett, Sarah Murphy and Kelly Austin. Read the essay

Portraits of a Tea Cosy – Loani Prior and photographer Mark Crocker
An incoming touring exhibition that celebrates stories about the humble, but often-quirky, tea cosy by renowned textile artist Loani Prior and photographer Mark Crocker. Inspired by the revival of 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.

Portraits of a Tea Cosy is a travelling exhibition developed by Warwick Art Gallery and toured by Museum and Gallery Service Queensland.

Reminiscences – Mi-Kyung Myung
Craft ACT Member and paper artist Mi-Kyung Myung has created a series of small scale paper compositions inspired by traditional Korean craft techniques. Geometry and colour play an important role in expressing her contemporary interpretations of these traditional craft techniques together with her western influences.

Exhibitions run until Saturday 28 March 2015

EOI's for 2015 Arist-in-Residence

Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre is seeking expressions of interest for our 2015 Artist-in-Residence program. In 2015 Craft ACT is offering an international and local artist a 2-4 week residency. Applications Close 22 May 2015.

Triennale EOI's

Expressions of Interest for Stall Holders at Market Place and Trade Fair, as part of Stepping Up, the 2015 Australian Ceramics Triennale are open until 5pm Friday 27 March 2015..


Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre's 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in the Centre's Gallery at 6:00pm on Thursday 31 March 2015. The agenda is available here

pod EOI's

Craft ACT's highly successful and popular pod initiative has relocated to The Hamlet and is seeking expressions of interest from local craft and design practitioners.


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.

Craft ACT funding bodies

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