February 20 – March 10
Merryn Apma is a highly influential Aboriginal artist who resides in Tilba NSW. Merryn opened an Aboriginal Art Gallery in August 2015 where she showcases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from all over Australia. A big heart within a tight knit community, Merryn has been a powerful leader for Aboriginal issues since the famous Long Walk led by former AFL footballer Michael Long from Melbourne to Canberra in 2004.
February 7 – March 11
Brent Learned is an award winning and collected Native American artist who was born and reared in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. Brent graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelors degree in Fine Arts.
November 8 – December 23
Angela Brennan was born in Ballarat in 1960. She went on to complete a Fine Arts degree, in painting, at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 1982 and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in philosophy, at the University of Melbourne in 1992.
Albert Yonathan Setyawan
August 14 – October 31 2016
Albert Yonathan Setyawan is an Indonesian artist living in Japan & has most recently completed his Masters in Ceramics at Kyoto Seika University. Albert’s artistic focus is in the influence of religion as well as the religious iconography within artistic practices. His main mediums are ceramics & drawing.
May – October 2016
EASS 2016 – Anita McIntyre Ceramic Studio Residency Award
Sue is a Canberra based ceramic artist and a recent graduate from the Australian National University. She holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours)
11 Apr – 15 May 2016
Dr Mark Dober has a PhD in Fine Art (Painting) from Monash University and is a practicing artist. He lives in Melbourne.
1 – 31 March 2016
Sally Spencer is a sculptor, installation artist and image maker, drawing inspiration from the natural world.
5 – 26 January 2016
2016 Arts Residency Grant
Belconnen Arts Centre, the Islamic Society of Belconnen and Strathnairn Arts, ACT Arts Residency Grant to provide support for a residency for nationally recognised Australian Muslim artist Idil Abdullahi to build upon her ceramics practice.
Anita McIntyre Ceramic Studio Residency Award
16 Sept – end January 2016
Strathnairn Arts has awarded a residency to Richilde Flavell, a graduate of the ANU School of Art as part of the Emerging Artists Support Scheme. This award honours Anita McIntyre who has been instrumental in the development and success of Strathnairn Arts since the 1990’s.
Suzie Bleach and Andy Townsend
14 September – 15 November 2015
Braidwood based sculptors Suzie and Andy will be working to complete a large number of sculptures for their show at the Canberra Museum and Art Gallery (CMAG) in November/December 2015. They will be working in the Strathnairn Art’s Foundry. They were awarded the Allens Arthur Robinson People’s Choice Prize of $5,000 for their sculpture, The Adaptable Migrant as part of 2010 Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney.
Coll Minogue & Robert Sanderson
16 July – 12 September 2015
Respected international Woodfire artists, Coll Minogue and Robert Sanderson will be continuing the emphasis on wood-firing at Strathnairn Arts as a follow on from the Ceramics Triennale. They are the editors of The Logbook, an international wood-fired ceramics publication. They will lead a five day firing in August, firing our modified Bourrey box woodfire kiln.
25 May – 14 July 2015
Invited international woodfire artist for Stepping Up: 14th Australian Ceramics Triennale 2015, Fred will conduct a workshop to build a ‘fast fire Freddie’, a smaller wood fire kiln that can be fired in approximately 15 hours rather than 3 – 5 days. Fred will also hold a master woodfire workshop on using a small woodfire kiln for the Triennale prior to the conference.
Strathnairn Arts will also host the exhibition Fred Olsen: A Profile in Gallery One 8 July – 2 August
September – November 2013, Papermaking
5 June – 29 July 2012
2 February – 27 February 2012
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June – August 2010
March- May 2010
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January – February 2007
October – December 2006