Emma Coulter : Colour and Perspective

It’s the final week to check out Composites the recent body of work by Emma Coulter on show at THIS IS FANTASY : Dianne Tanzer + Nicola Stein in Melbourne. The exhibition concludes on the 17th November so put on your gallery shoes and head down to Gertrude St to enjoy this installation of colour…

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Kevin Capon: Portraits 1984 – 85

This exhibition on at Sanderson Contemporary, Auckland, features a small selection of works from a wider body of forty photographic portraits that Kevin Capon shot throughout 1984-85. The black and white portraits captured prominent figures within the arts at the time, a snapshot of New Zealand’s creative face of the time. The portraits are close…

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Writers Corner: Ode to my Mum

While sorting through a box of old papers I came upon a familiar piece of scrap of paper that I had written well over a decade ago while on holiday with Mum in Tuscany. I had been living in England for years and had arranged to meet up with her there. We have always been…

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Share your story with CANVAS & CO. for FREE!

For 1 month only CANVAS &CO. is taking submissions to feature/share new upcoming events, galleries, studios, exhibitions, art, writers and anything creative with our CANVAS & CO. creative followers. Email us a media release, link, images or information to:  info@canvasandco.com.au with subject heading ‘Submission for Canvas&Co. feature’. We’re looking forward to seeing what you’re all…

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STARTING AN ART COLLECTION

During my time working with Port Jackson Press Australia (PJPA) and meeting and chatting with many lovely print and art enthusiasts, I began to realise that many were keen on starting their own art collections but did not know where to begin.  I offered to write an article for the PJPA gallery blog to assist…

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Luke Sciberras: Beaches and Boabs

Morning Glory, Fat Boabs, WA, oil on board, 120 x 160cm Upcoming in May is an exhibition of recent paintings and works on paper by Luke Sciberras, opening at Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne. After having the pleasure of designing the catalogue for this exhibition I have seen a preview of what is to be included and…

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Light Conversation

Taking light as a primary focus, Light Conversation is an collaborative exhibition with Victoria Wareham and Fiona West.  It aims to create narratives between the studio outputs of these two practitioners to investigate haptic relationships to light, space and the moving image. Consisting of large perforated static window vinyls, a series of intimate projections onto…

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Capocchi: An oasis of treasure in Collingwood

If you love antiques, art and collectibles then come and check out the newly opened Capocchi Collingwood at 360-364 Smith Street. Owners Angela Capocchi and Steve McKinnon are a rock’n duo with an infectious passion for 19th and 20th century furniture, lighting and decorative arts. Angela and Steve are not newcomers to the industry though….

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Cluster in Toorak

Another beautiful Cluster by Canvas & Co in Toorak today. A Bright, colourful, playful and eclectic mix of artworks = stunning bedroom feature. Perfect for Summer!

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NAVIGATE THE ART WORLD: Writing a CV

By Jessica Velasquez On Tuesday night myself (CANVAS & CO) and Christina Lew (blogger, Miss Rosanna) were guest speakers on the topic of  ‘Writing for Artists’ at Hatch Contemporary Art Space.   Despite running overtime and covering several topics such as writing media releases, blogging, bio’s, CV’s and catalogue essays many of those who attended were keenly…

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Refil: Printing a brighter future

Like many of us who wish for a cleaner future I have been inspired by the emerging stories of innovation and sustainability.  Finding a solution to the ever increasing amount of plastic debris and changing public perception about the way in which use plastics seems a gigantic undertaking.  The world is choking on plastic debris…

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