For disabled artists and those living with mental health issues, the d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HOH).
Matthew explores everyday items to create abstract compositions using thick lines and opposite colours which work off each other.
A meaningful exploration of spiritual being, life and mental health experiences expressed through visual narrative means.
Barbara van der Linden and Marilyn Nelson
Paintings were created by the artists as they listened to music and responded intuitively, using quality watercolours and inks on paper.
Barbara Van Der Linden, Katrina Muir and Marilyn Nelson
These works share a feeling of joyfulness, which is evoked by the luminosity of the fluid medium.
Alex Jackson, Eve Newman Martin and Peter Moore
In this show by three artists from Hands On Studio, the personalities of the artists shine.
An exhibition program presented in collaboration with venues across Canberra, IGNITE: 7 features work by artists with lived experience of disability.
IGNITE: Social aims to extend the cultural participation of IGNITE participants and improve their access and inclusion in the arts as makers and viewers.
Participants engage in hands-on making projects to gain or strengthen their knowledge of specific art-making skills and techniques such as drawing, painting and sculpture.