An evening with Shannon Garson | 17 Nov

An evening with Shannon Garson | 17 Nov

Join us for an evening with Shannon Garson

Where: Artisan, 381 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

When: 6-8pm, Thursday 17 November

Cost: $25 per person

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About the evening

Objects of Desire: Contemporary Clay curator Shannon Garson is well-known for her exquisite porcelain tableware. Her work highlights the beauty of the natural world and her subjects have included moths, mangroves, nests and animals wrapped up with fable and fantasy; a unique and appealing vision resulting in highly sort after work. Come and share a glass of champagne and indulge in an evening of insight and inspiration.


Summer Beauty Salad bowl range by Shannon Garson

Summer Beauty Salad bowl range by Shannon Garson

Shannon GarsonAbout Shannon

Shannon Garson is an award-winning ceramicist, writer, curator, and the President of The Australian Ceramics Association. Her lifelong interest in ceramics extends beyond her own studio practice to include a range of multidisciplinary projects.

Garson began her career as a painter in 1985 and completed a degree in Visual Arts, majoring in Painting and Literature, at Queensland University of Technology in 1993. While working at Amfora Gallery in Brisbane, she began experimenting with throwing her own vessels to use as three-dimensional canvases for her designs. Since then, the synergy between painting and porcelain has become characteristic of Garson’s work. She is best-known for her delicate utilitarian objects that are heavily decorated with colour washes, dynamic sgraffito designs and oxide drawings.
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This event is part of a series of events brought to you by the Objects of Desire: Contemporary Clay exhibition, curated for Artisan by Australian Ceramics Association President Shannon Garson. See Objects of Desire: Contemporary Clay on display Gallery Artisan (381 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley) from 13 September to 19 November.

Objects of Desire is supported by the Visions regional touring program, an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to cultural material for all Australians.


Feature image: Shannon Garson, Nest bowl.