IGNITE: 7

IGNITE: 7

Various locations > 8 June – 14 September 2018

An initiative of Belconnen Arts Centre, IGNITE: 7 is an exhibition program presented in collaboration with partnering venues over a variety of sites across Canberra. IGNITE: 7 features work by artists with disabilities and demonstrates how art enriches our spaces and lives. Being able to develop to one’s fullest potential is a basic human right that Belconnen Arts Centre applauds. IGNITE: 7 exhibitions position artists and celebrate their practices as integral to the creative vibrancy of this region.


IGNITE: 7 at Capital Kitchen

Works on Paper by Katrina Muir
Capital Kitchen, 21 Benjamin Way, Belconnen ACT
Opening hours >
9:00am – 2:30pm Mon
9:00am – 9:30pm Tues-Sun

Katrina Muir’s first solo exhibition features a series of four colourful and lyrical works, on display at Capital Kitchen in Belconnen. These recent works on paper were made during Painting with Parkinsons sessions, where the art-making methodology includes relaxation, meditation and responding to music as a catalyst for producing work.


IGNITE: 7 at NDIA

Artwork by Keith Carfrae.

New Works produced at Belconnen Community Services’ Open Art workshops
NDIA Foyer, 212 Northbourne Ave, Braddon ACT
Opening hours >
9:00am – 5:00pm Mon-Fri

Works in this exhibition have been produced by artists Jimalyn Lawless, Jill Hayman, Cathy Jane, Keith Carfrae and Ariel S Kaufman. They have worked independently on a range of themes during Open Art workshops at Belconnen Community Services with facilitation by art tutor Su Hanfling.


IGNITE: 7 at UC

Artwork by participant of Painting with Parkinsons.

Untitled produced by the Painting with Parkinsons group
UC Ann Harding Conference Centre Foyer, Bldg 24, University Drive South, Bruce ACT
Opening hours >
9:00am – 5:00pm Mon-Thurs
9:00am – 4:00pm Fri

A survey of artwork by current members of the Painting with Parkinsons group; Ian Mason, Tim Moorhead, Ruth Blackburn, Katrina Muir, Albert Schneider, Dennis Thorncroft and Marilyn Nelson. Untitled suggests the spontaneous and intuitive painting methodology employed in the program; the resulting abstract works are stunningly colourful and joyful in nature.