Open daily 10.00am to 4.00pm
1 Aspinall Street Watson
17 August to 24 September 2017
Janet Fieldhouse is a self-titled exhibition of the work of Canberra
Potters current artist-in-residence. Janet was born in Cairns and is of Torres Strait Islander heritage and a graduate of the Ceramics Workshop at the ANU School of Art (2004). She has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows throughout Australia and has twice won the highly regarded Shepparton Art Museum, Indigenous Ceramic Art Award (2007, 2012). Her work is held in collections nationally in the Art Gallery of Western Australia, National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Parliament House Art Collection, Queensland Art Gallery and Shepparton Art Museum.
Janet describes her work as ‘an expression of my Torres Strait Islander heritage: the material culture, rituals of social and religious life, and
artefacts which are created to fulfil the functional and spiritual needs of the peoples of the Torres Strait.’