Fiona Hiscock: Country - Art Collector

Fiona Hiscock, Banksia Serrata Vase and Pitcher, 2015. Stoneware with porcelain slip, dimensions variable. Courtesy: the artist and Gallerysmith, Melbourne

Fiona Hiscock's practice emerges from a long historical tradition of utilitarian ceramics which use nature for decorative inspiration. Hand-built vases, pitchers, bowls and cassoulets provide a canvas upon which the artist depicts the life cycle of botanical specimens, allowing her abiding interest in the natural world to flourish. These ceramic objects depict a range of location specific species including Banksia serrata which grows along the eastern Victorian coastline and native Grevilea found in Arnhem land.

Exhibition opens: 4-6pm Saturday 10 October 2015
Exhibition closes: 7 November 2015
Location: Gallerysmith, 170-174 Abbotsford St, North Melbourne VIC 3051
Contact: 03 9329 1860
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