Movers and Shapers II – Women | Land | Sculpture, Hazelhurst Arts Centre, 19th Nov – 5th Dec 2021

This was a great exhibition that included ceramics and other types of art, from all over Australia, with five of my ceramic sculptures.

Movers and Shapers II – Women | Land | Sculpture.
At the Broadhurst Gallery @hazelhurstartscentre Launched via Insta Live event
The responses to Land is something out of the ordinary.

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Biophilia, Affinity with nature, Hazelhurst Arts Centre 2021

Biophilia

Saturday 15th – Tuesday 25th May 2021
Broadhurst Gallery, Hazelhurst Arts Centre
782 Kingsway, Gymea NSW

An exhibition of four graduating Advanced Diploma Students.
This essential relationship with nature is explored through the lens of each artist’s aesthetic sensibilities. The versatility and chemical properties of clay allow each artist a personal and unique perspective on this theme.

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Manic Fugue #2 Kirsty Collins 2020

Finalists for the Klytie Pate Award, Victoria 2021

Manic Fugue#1 and Manic Fugue#2
Shortlisted for the 2020 Klytie Pate Award (carried over to 2021).

The Klytie Pate Award for Ceramics is a national prize open to all ceramicists in Australia and offers substantial cash prizes.

The award attracts both notable artists from around the country as well as emerging ceramicists.

The Klytie Pate Awards and concurrent exhibition celebrate their namesake – Klytie Pate OAM – who, over her 50 year career became known as one of Australia’s most prolific and innovative potters.

https://artsmansfield.com.au/event/the-klytie-pate-2020-ceramics-exhibition/

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Sydney Craft Week 2020 studio exhibition Kirsty Collins

Reductive/Additive, Sydney Craft Week 2020 pop-up lockdown exhibition

A popup outdoor, COVID safe, exhibition of contemporary ceramic sculpture and functional ware by seven artists: Kirsty Collins, Vanessa Leung, Michelle Bulloch, Jennifer Hartley, Vanessa Sim, Emily Wynn and Rong Li. Part of Sydney Craft Week, an initiative of Australian Design Centre, 2020.

Hosted by the artist Kirsty Collins, a ceramicist making large tactile phantasmagorical landscapes of gestural mountains, clouds, smoke plumes and explosions, which are airbrushed and draped with experimental slips, terra-sigillata’s and sculptural glazes.

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