Kerrie Black is an indigenous artist who has a BA and Honours in Visual arts. She was born in Geelong but has Wemba Wemba and Wathaurong heritage which is why Kerrie has a special connection to both the local area and land in which she lives.
David Dellafiora is a cultural worker, teacher and conceptual artist whose practice encompasses public art, artist books, multiples, mail art and installation.
Teresa Lawrence decided, after studying Textile Design at RMIT, to employ the drawing skills she had developed to pursue a career in children’s book illustration with many publications completed.
Jacinta Leitch found her passion for the arts very early and it outweighed other career choices, her only true ambition to become an artist.
Dare Tekin is currently studying Honors in Fine Art at RMIT University. Her works are strongly influenced by narrative.
Mirjana Margetic is a Geelong based interdisciplinary artist who creates both her own artworks as well as community driven works in collaboration with various groups.
Ingrid Petterson weaves together the natural world with experiences of humanity to create transformative art, inviting the viewer to be both muse and artist by her side. She is a seer of connection. Her extensive work in community has enabled many a quiet voice to be heard and many a hidden story to be told.
Glenn Romanis has completed over 200 large scale permanent, temporary, ephemeral, public and community art projects...
Brian Thompson is a technical engineer by trade with a nuts and bolts approach to industrial design.
Suyin Honeywell has worked passionately as an arts educator and has produced mosaic installations, functional and figurative works using a range of mediums such as clay, printmaking and paint.
Liz McGrath is an artist and teacher focused on positive community engagement, and committed to finding ways that enable others to access art experiences.
Photo by Nikole Ramsay
2009 2014 Assistant Visual Artist/Lighting
Mark Cuthbertson is a visual artist and theatre designer exploring metaphors of colonisation and domestication. He experiments with a variety of constructed forms and large scale controlled inflated environments, using domestic and industrial materials, creating a sense of encounter and dialogue within the work.
Rita Halabarec is a Lara based artist connected to Karingallery. Rita was a founding member of Big Bag Band and the Back to Back Theatre ensemble. She has toured internationally with Back to Back. Rita creates artworks that explore contemporary popular culture icons, ranging from Michael Jackson to Tamworth's big guitar.
Mirjana Margetic explores in her artwork, the concept of human impact on the environment by redefining Australian landscape through assembling found objects to create sculptures. The notions and transformation of identity are intrinsically linked to Mirjana’s work through drawings, paintings and mixed media.
Glen Smith is a contemporary artist working inside and outside the gallery system, often producing artworks under the nofrillsart nomenclature. Glen’s practice is influenced by street art and zine aesthetics and his work often references social and political issues.
Follow him at nofrillsart.net.
Tanja Beer is a leader in ecological design practice and the originator of The Living Stage - an eco-scenographic concept that combines stage design, permaculture and community engagement to create a recyclable, biodegradable and edible performance space. She has more than 12 years professional experience, including creating over 50 designs for a variety of theatre companies and festivals in Australia(Sydney Opera House, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Queensland Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company).
Laine Hogarty operates a cross-disciplinary visual art practice using installation, sculpture, drawing and digital design to create real and imagined spaces that examine pre-conceived assumptions. She maintains a passion for sustainability and the repurposing of consumer waste into ephemeral artworks that reflect upon the impermanency and unpredictability of human experience. Laine’s works often take the form of unexpected interventions to challenge the way we approach, experience and imagine space in the built environment and landscape.