Susan Henderson – Windows – Looking in, looking out

Manning Clark House
11 Tasmania Circle Forrest
Official opening 6.00pm Thursday 11 May 2023
Exhbition from Saturday 13 May to Thursday 8 June 2023
Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11am to 2pm

Canberra photographer Susan Henderson exhibits her own selection of her work over the past two decades. The work comes from her travels in Canberra, New York, Melbourne, Paris and Madrid.

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Marilyn Hutchinson – Heaven and Earth

Humble House Gallery
93 Wollongong St Fyshwick ACT
11 March to 9 April 2023
Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm

An exhibition of photography and soft pastels focused on the connections between sky, land and water. The theme is of the work, which is inspired by the artist’s interest in and concern over climate change,  is the interdependence of humankind and nature.

Barbie spoke to Marilyn Hutchinson at Humble House Gallery
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The Magic of Artistry – In Harmony with Nature

Old Barn Gallery, 18 Beltana Road, Pialligo ACT
Thursday 23 February – Sunday 26 February 2023
and Thursday 2 March – Sunday  5 March 2023
Open 10am – 4pm, free entry

In Harmony with Nature is a tribute to the group members’ passion for nature and desire to share its beauty with others.

The Magic of Artistry group was formed in May 2022 by four artists: Irina Bastrakova, Elena Bozhko-Marshall, Galina Amelina and Yuri Amelin. The work includes painting on canvas, photography, ceramics and semi-precious stones art.

All works are for sale.

Eleanor Cole – Déjà vu

Kyeema Gallery, Capital Wines
13 Gladstone Street, Hall NSW
22 September to 23 October 2022
Open Thursday to Monday 10.30am to 5pm

Eleanor Cole is exhibiting works in inks, oils and photographic mediums. The subject matter is predominantly focussed on the beauty of details in Nature, including grasses, blossoms, fruit and small creatures. There are also portraits.

Eleanor Cole talks about her exhibition, Déjà vu

This is a gentle and playful exhibition, expressing the artist’s pleasure not only in the wonders of Nature and in the very business of making artworks.


Photography, ceramics and poetry at Tuggeranong Arts Centre

Christina Lowry –   Memento Vivere: Remember to Live
Emma Crocker and Elspeth Rowell – Secure Escape
James Farley and Lachlan Brown – Walking in Isolation
From 5 February 2022, with hand building workshops on Saturday 26 February and Saturday 5th Mar 2022

The exhibitions explore changing definitions of collaborative practice, in the context COVID of social distancing  and lockdowns.

Christina Lowry talks about Memento Vivere: Remember to Live
James Farley discusses Walking in Isolation
Emma Crocker and Elspeth Rowell on Secure Escape
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Scott Leggo: Australia – A Photographic Journey

Scott Leggo PL, Australia, 2021
Book design Kristin Thomas

What better time to produce a coffee table option for travellers? This book is sumptuously full of photographs of magnificent Australian landscapes – it could be either a temptation to travel or a substitute for it in times of restricted movement like those pressed on us by COVID-19.

Scott Leggo takes Barbie on a tour of the book and gallery
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Canberra PhotoConnect – Connections

M16 until 6 June
Wednesday to Sunday 12 to 5pm

PhotoConnect is a collaborative photography association which aims to encourage connections between photographers and other artists and the community at large. It is a membership organisation open to all artists regardless of medium, experience and skill level.

Barbie discusses the exhibition with coordinator, Helen McFadden
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