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EBONY RUSSELL

Ebony received the award for Outstanding Applied Arts Student at Monash University 2003. 

In 2006 she completed a Graduate Diploma in Education of Visual Arts from the University of Melbourne. 

Since graduating as a specialist art teacher, Ebony has worked in several colleges as Head of Department in both Victoria and Queensland, whilst continuing to exhibit and maintain her art practice, working with large-scale stoneware, slip casting and porcelain, as well as resin and printmaking.

A Master's graduate of the National Art School in Sydney, Ebony has been selected as a finalist in the annual Saint Cloche Gallery - "Little Things" Art Prize and the biannual Sydney Living Museum - Meroogal Women's Art Prize. 

She has also been awarded the International Franz Rising Star Award for excellence in porcelain along with winning a Franz Rising Star Project Scholarship. 


  

EDUCATION

2019 Masters of Fine Arts, National Art School, Sydney,NSW 

2006 Graduate Diploma in Education, The University of Melbourne, VIC 

2003 Bachelor of Applied Arts (Ceramics) (Honours) Monash University, VIC


GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Artereal Gallery, Rozelle, Sydney


ART PRIZE FINALIST

2019 Franz Rising Star Project – finalist 

2019 Muswellbrook Art Prize – Finalist

2019 Beautiful Bizarre Sculpture Prize - Finalist

2018 Meroogal Women’s Art Prize - Finalist

2018 Little Things Art Prize – St Cloche, Sydney - Finalist

2015 Strand Ephemera Art Prize - Fringe Ephemera - Finalist

2003 The Mary and Lou Senini Student Art Award - Finalist

2003 CSA Sculpture @ St Kilda Botanic Gardens - Finalist


SOLO EXHIBITION

2004 The Ties That Bind - Yarra Sculpture Gallery, VIC


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 Transcendence, Modern Times, Brunswick, Melbourne. In collaboration with 

          The Melbourne Design Festival and The National Gallery of VIctoria

2020 The Backbone of Things, Curated by Glenn Barkley, Te Auaha Gallery, Wellington,

          New Zealand. Exhibition as part of the Fired Up New Zealand Ceramics Festival

2020 The Raw and the Cooked, Delmar Gallery, Sydney

2019 Craft Victoria Members Showcase, Craft Victoria, Melbourne

2019 Mars Gallery's Wearable Art Soiree, Mars Gallery, Melbourne

2019 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, National Art School, Sydney

2019 Artereal Pop Up Gallery, Sydney Fringe Festival , Paddington, NSW

2019 The Curiosities, Mailbox Art Space, VIC

2019 An Idea Needing To Be Made: Contemporary Ceramics, Heide Museum of Modern Art, VIC 

         (Artwork included in the Wunderkammer as part of the collection of Curator Glenn Barkley)

2019 Enucleo: Subversive Clay – The Barn, Rosney Park, TAS

2019 Pushing Boundaries – Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2019 Muswellbrook Art Prize – Muswellbrook Regional Art Centre, NSW 

2019 Nevertheless She Persisted – Artereal Gallery, Sydney

2018 Meroogal Women’s Art Prize, NSW

2018 Little Things Art Prize - St Cloche Gallery, NSW

2015 Strand Ephemera Art Prize - Fringe Ephemera, QLD

2014 Memory - Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts, QLD

2003 The Mary and Lou Senini Student Art Award - McClelland Gallery, VIC

2003 CSA Sculpture @ St Kilda Botanic Gardens, VIC

2003 GRADUATE EXHIBITION - Monash University, VIC
2002 TRICYCLE - Monash University, VIC

2002 MUSE - Monash University Students Emerging - 69 Smith St Gallery 


AWARDS

2019 N. E. Pethebridge Award, National Art School, Sydney

2019 Mansfield Ceramics Art and Perception Publishing Award, 

National Art School, Sydney

2019 Mansfield Ceramics and Clay Gulgong International Festival Exhibition Award, National Art School, Sydney

2019 Mansfield Ceramics and Clay Gulgong International Festival Ticket, 

National Art School, Sydney 

2018 FRANZ RISING STAR AWARD -  First place and Scholarship Award, Taiwan

2003 NORTHCOTE POTTERY PRIZE AWARD - Monash University, Melbourne


RESIDENCY

2019 FRANZ RISING STAR AWARD – Artist in Resident Jingdezhen, China July/Aug 2019


PUBLICATIONS

2019 Piped Dreams, by Ebony Russell, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Vol 58 No 3, November 2019


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