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.


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.


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.