The Light Factory Gallery opens its ornate doors to the public

The Light Factory Gallery is a shining new beacon in the Yarra Valley arts community (in Brougham St, Eltham). Open to the public from August 18th, the gallery promotes excellence, innovation and passion for fine arts. Originally built in 1973 as a light factory by renowned Alistair Knox, the building is supported by twelve massive…

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CANVAS heads to Barcelona

This month CANVAS heads to Barcelona to research current Catalan arts, festivals and culture.

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Dorryce: installation at Willow @ the GPO

If you happen to be browsing at Willow at the GPO you will see the installation of paintings by NSW based painter Dorryce, installed by Canvas Art Solutions.  The city store has changing exhibitions of different artists throughout the year so it’s worth popping in to see what’s being featured. For enquiries about the works…

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Highlights from the Melbourne Art Fair 2010

Between installing 2 stands, and working with galleries, artists ands collectors to produce yet another great showcase of Australian art,  CANVAS managed to take a few pics of the stands that really caught the eye at this year’s Melbourne Art Fair. CANVAS Favorites: Casts of Stelarc’s ongoing project ‘The Ear’ set against Todd Hunter’s beautiful…

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CANVAS welcomes new artist: Clare Whitney

Clare Whitney studied Fine Art at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1991-1993, R.M.I.T, where she majored in painting. Since completing her degree in 1994, she has travelled,lived and worked over the years in Western Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and Fiji. Throughout her travels Clare set up working studios and taught painting in local schools and…

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Photography Competition

Snapped: Melbourne past and present Capture our city’s changes in the Snapped: Melbourne past and present photography competition. Indulge your passion for photography and history and you could win $1000, courtesy of the Melbourne Library Service’s Snapped competition. Find an old Melbourne photograph – it could be from your family album or a Melbourne Library Service image from…

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New Gallery to open in Eltham

The Light Factory Gallery takes great pleasure in inviting you to the inaugural exhibition: Shades of Eltham This exhibition is a showcase of our finest artists. Opening address from Deborah Halpern and Steve Herbert MP on Sunday 15th August 2010, 2.00pm – 4.00pm Exhibiting Artists Deborah Halpern David Taylor Chris Marks Fu Hong Ron Reynolds Hillary…

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Major political parties to rule out Cooper Report Proposal

Campaign Media Release minister for financial services, Superannuation and corporate law minister for environment protection, heritage and the arts NEW STANDARDS FOR STORING COLLECTABLES AND PERSONAL USE ASSETS HELD BY SELF-MANAGED SUPERANNUATION FUNDS A re-elected Gillard Labor Government will ensure that from 1 July 2011 collectables and personal use assets owned by self managed superannuation…

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Art Delivery Service

CANVAS ART SOLUTIONS has a reliable and affordable delivery service within Melbourne metro. Have your paintings delivered with peace of mind that they will be looked after by a professional art handler. from only  $55 Call 0400 667 213 to make a booking. Ask about our installation/picture hanging service too! Delivery and installation packages available.

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The Cooper Report: What’s going on.

Michael Fox, the campaign co-ordinator for ‘Save Super Art’ has released this update on the recent Cooper Report which stands to affect the arts industry with it’s new legislation. See below: THE COOPER REPORT The final Cooper Report into Superannuation was released on Monday. It contained the recommendations that Self-Managed Superannuation Funds were no longer…

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Visual delights in Gertrude St, Fitzroy

If you happened to be walking up or down Gertrude Steet this weekend then you were in for a visual treat.  It’s the second year of the annual Gertrude Street Projection Festival.  Light projections appeared down alleyways and in shop windows and Rose Chong’s Costume Shop took on the Myer Christmas windows with a touch…

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Cathyann Coady: congratulations

Congratulations to Cathyann Coady whos exhibition opening ICONS: Beauty, Wisdom and the Feminine was a huge success. Thank you to Jeff Makin for opening the exhibition with insightful words and also to Diane Soumilas for her support. To view the works in this exhibition please click here

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Art Melbourne: 4-8 August 2010

Get ready for an art blast!  For 4 days in August Melbourne will host the biggest art event in Australia; The Melbourne Art Fair, a bi-annual event where a selection of Australian and international galleries will feature their artists.  Also incorporated into the Art Fair are programs, forums and  awards (see below) which can be…

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ICONS – beauty, wisdom and the feminine

An new solo exhibition by artist Cathyann Coady. Opening Thursday 8th July at 6pm. Exhibition dates:   9-18 July 2010 Where: Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Corner of Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield Vic Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 10am to 5pm. Saturday and Sunday 1-5pm. Sales Enquiries:  Telephone: 0400 667 213 or email info@canvasartsolutions.com…

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