Curator: Rebecca Coates, Director, Shepparton Art Museum
All our relations presents key artworks from Shepparton Art Museum’s Collection (SAM), alongside artworks by contemporary artists and Arts Project studio artists working in the ceramics medium. From the commercially produced object, the wonky pot or abstracted vessel, to the exquisitely crafted and rendered form, each offers insights into the big and little things of life through the medium of clay, the things of whimsy and the things of joy.
Curated by Rebecca Coates, Director of Shepparton Art Museum, All our relations features works by Fulli Andrinopoulos, Stephen Benwell, Alan Constable, Adam John Cullen, Naomi Eller, Hermannsburg Potters, Ruth Howard, Shane Keena, Kate Knight, Patrick Lacey, Sanne Mestrom, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, Julian Martin, Chris O’Brien, Jenny Orchard, Alex Pittendrigh, Renee So, Georgia Szmerling and commercial potteries including Bosley Ware, McHugh Brothers, Adelaide Potteries , and the Industrial Brick Co .
Image: Jenny Orchard, The Imagined Possibility of Unity (detail), 2017. Winner, Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award 2017. Ceramic, metal stand, rubber, plastic polymer pipe, raffia, synthetic fibre, bubble wrap, plastic chandelier parts, tin necklace, car tyre inner tube. Dimensions variable, © the artist, courtesy Shepparton Art Museum. Photo by Christian Capurro.