Minna Graham Ceramics

Artist C.V

Minna Graham- Ceramicist

Born 1979, Newcastle NSW
Currently lives in Daylesford VIC

EDUCATION
2014- Bachelor of Fine Arts, Federation University, Ballarat, Vic
2009- Diploma of Ceramics, University of Ballarat VIC

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
2021 Finalist, 2021 Siliceous Award for Ceramic Excellence, QLD
2021 Finalist, Melbourne Ikebana Container Award, Melbourne VIC
2021 Finalist, Northern Beaches Environmental Art and Design Award, Sydney NSW
2021 Highly Commended Functional Teapot Award, Melbourne Teapot Competition, Stonehouse Gallery, Warrandyte VIC
2021 Finalist, Klytie Pate Ceramics Award, Mansfield VIC
2020 Primary Ceramicist for Finnish Barista Champion for World Barista Championships, Helsinki, Finland
2019 Winner, Australian Cultural Tea Seminar Teacup Competition, Hobart TAS
2018 INCA Award- Michael Hallam Award for Innovation in Ceramics, Melbourne VIC
2015 Finalist, The Victorian Craft Award, Melbourne VIC
2015 Induction as Member of Golden Key International Honour Society For Academic Achievement, Global Organisation
2014 Winner, Federation University Leadership Program Scholarship, VIC
2014 Winner, Federation University Scholarship for Fine Arts, Ballarat VIC
2014 Winner, Albert Coates Memorial Award, Federation University VIC
2014 Craft Victoria Accredited Member, Melbourne VIC
2012 Honorable Mention, Studio @ Flinders Teapot Exhibition, Flinders VIC
2011 Winner, The Brian McClellan Scholarship, University of Ballarat, VIC

EXHIBITIONS
2021 ‘The Summer Show’, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney NSW
2021 ‘Melbourne Teapot Competition’, Stonehouse Gallery, Warrandyte VIC
2021 ‘eARTH Ceramics Exhibition’, St Arnaud Railway Station- Raillery Hub, St Arnaud VIC
2019 ‘Spirit Chasers’, Gallery 152, York WA
2019 ‘Clunes Ceramic Award Fringe Solo Exhibition’, Red Door Gallery, Clunes VIC
2019 ‘The Sydney Teapot Show’, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney NSW
2019 ‘The Melbourne Teapot Competition’, Stonehouse Gallery, Warrandyte 2019
2019 ‘Craft Showcase’, Kinross Arts Centre, Toorak,
2018 ‘E=MJ3’, The Raglan Gallery and Cultural Centre, Cooma NSW
2018 ‘Teapot’, Federation Square with Craft Victoria Melbourne VIC
2018 ‘The Sydney Teapot Show’, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney NSW
2018 ‘Table Talk’, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney NSW
2017 ‘Tea @ Dark MOFO’, MONA, Hobart TAS
2017 ‘Mt Eliza Art and Design Show’, Mt Eliza North Primary School, Mt Eliza VIC
2017 ‘Clunes Ceramic Award Satellite Event Exhibit’, Red Door Gallery, Clunes VIC
2017 ‘Biennale of Australian Art Group Show’, Ballarat Mining Exchange, Ballarat VIC
2017 ‘Tableware’, Use Things Showroom, Castlemaine State Festival, Castlemaine VIC
2017 ‘Teapot’, Stonehouse Gallery, Warrandyte VIC
2017 ‘DRMOS Group Exhibition’, Convent Gallery, Daylesford VIC
2015 ‘Dales and Falls/ Clay and Ink (a lifetime of shared experiences)’, Tacit Gallery, Abbortsford,
2015 ‘Eclectic Ceramics’, ‘Stepping Up: The Australian Ceramics Triennale’, The Raglan Gallery and Cultural Centre, Cooma NSW
2015 ‘Victorians Stepping Up’, ‘Stepping Up: The Australian Ceramics Triennale’, Belconnen Arts Centre, Canberra ACT, July
2015 ‘Two in Tune’, Living Art Space, Bendigo VIC
2015 ‘Table’, Coastal Artisans The Gallery, Marcus Beach QLD
2015 ‘The Lost Ones Makers Exhibition’, Ballarat VIC
2014 ‘It’s a Family Thing II’, The Raglan Gallery and Cultural Centre, Cooma NSW
2014 ‘Practice’, Lot 19 Gallery, Castlemaine VIC
2014 ‘Benchmark’, Post Office Gallery, Ballarat VIC
2014 ‘All Hands, Clayspace Annual Members Exhibition’, Door3 Gallery, Daylesford VIC
2013 ‘Feature Artists Exhibition’ Small Pieces @ Northcote Pottery, Brunswick VIC
2013 ’All Hands, Clayspace Annual Members Exhibition’, Door3 Galley, Daylesford VIC
2012 ‘From Soft Clay Dreams to Kiln Fired Reality’, MADE Gallery, Daylesford VIC
2012 ‘It’s a Family Thing’, Lot 19 Gallery, Castlemaine VIC
2012 ‘Teapot’, Studio @ Flinders, Flinders VIC
2012 ‘Take 2, Red Brick Group Show’, Red Brick Gallery, Ballarat VIC
2012 ‘On The Map’, The Stockroom, Kyenton VIC
2011 ‘The Eye’, The Mining Exchange, Ballarat VIC
2011 ‘Benchmark’, The Post Office Gallery, Ballarat VIC
2010 ’All Hands, Clayspace Annual Members Exhibition’, MADE Gallery, Daylesford VIC

EXPOS AND OPEN STUDIOS
2020 Warrandyte Pottery Expo 2020, Warrandyte VIC
2019 The Australian Ceramics Association Open Studios, Daylesford VIC
2018 Warrandyte Pottery Expo 2018, Warrandyte VIC
2018 The Australian Ceramics Association Open Studios, Daylesford VIC
2017 BrewIn: A Slow Tea Event, School House Studios, Collingwood, VIC
2017 Melbourne Tea Festival, Meat Market, Melbourne VIC
2017 Sydney Tea Festival, Carriageworks, Sydney NSW
2017 Rose Street Market Pop Up Shop, Highpoint Shopping Centre VIC
2016 Warrandyte Pottery Expo 2016, Warrandyte, VIC
2014 Bowerbird Design Fair, Adelaide Showground, Adelaide SA
2014 Warrandyte Pottery Expo 2014, Warrandyte VIC
2013 Warrandyte Pottery Expo 2013, Warrandyte VIC
2013 Producers Day @ The Lakehouse, Daylesford VIC
2013 The Pottery Expo, Federation Square, Melbourne VIC
2012 Warrandyte Pottery Expo 2012, Warrandyte VIC
2012 The Pottery Expo, Federation Square, Melbourne VIC
2012 Craft Victoria Presents Craft Cubed Open Studios, Coomoora VIC
2011 The Pottery Expo, Federation Square, Melbourne VIC

COMMISSIONS
The Perfect Drop, Daylesford VIC
Ru Cler Market, The Belleraine Penninsular, VIC
Storm in a Teacup, Richmond VIC
Mulch, Daylesford VIC
The Argus Dining Room, Peppers Spa Resort, Hepburn Springs, VIC
G Gallery, Daylesford VIC
Kuura, Nth Melbourne VIC
Craft Victoria, Melbourne VIC
Shackpalace Rituals, Byron Bay NSW
The Daylesford Hot Chocolate Company, Daylesford VIC
Timmermans Furniture, Clunes VIC
Oyen Tea Bar, South Yarra VIC

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2021 Ongoing Instructor/ tutor private workshops and classes, Daylesford VIC
2021 Castlemaine Clay
2021 Guest Tutor for Candlebark School, Romsey VIC
2020-2017 Guest Tutor Lakehouse Experiences, Daylesford Lakehouse, Daylesford VIC
2018- 2015 Clayspace Studios wheel throwing, hand building, glazing and firing tutor, Daylesford VIC
2018- 2010 Director of Clayspace, Daylesford Region Ceramics Cooperative, Daylesford VIC
2015- Mentor and Tutor of “Table of Plenty” Project, in conjunction with Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre and Clayspace
2014 Guest Teacher Words in Winter Writers Festival Art Event, Daylesford VIC
2013 Guest Teacher Words in Winter Writers Festival Art Event, Daylesford VIC
2012 Guest Teacher Words in Winter Writers Festival Art Event, Daylesford VIC
2012- Guest Teacher Dharma School Autumn Festival, Daylesford VIC
2010- Guest Teacher Ceramics Program, Yandoit Primary School, Yandoit VIC
2010- Guest Teacher Ceramics Holiday Program, Sticky Spoons Gallery, Deans Marsh VIC
2010-2009 Volunteer Teacher Preah Vehear Childrens School, Cambodia

GUEST SPEAKER
2021 Guest Speaker BrewIN Slow Tea Live Online Event
2020 Guest Speaker Slow Clay Tent Talk, Warrandyte Pottery Expo, Warrandyte VIC
2019 Guest speaker, Australian Cultural Tea Seminar, Hobart
2018 Guest speaker Slow Clay Tent Talk, Warrandyte Pottery Expo, Warrandyte VIC
2014-Guest Speaker Chislom Tafe Ceramics Department, Dandenong, VIC


CURRENT STOCKISTS
Small Pieces, Northcote Pottery, Brunswick VIC
The Stonehouse Gallery, Warrandyte VIC
The Falkner Gallery, Castlemaine VIC
Sturt Gallery- School of Excellence in Arts, Design and Fabrication, Mittagong NSW
Kuura, Nth Melbourne VIC
The Raglan Gallery and Cultural Centre, Cooma NSW
Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney NSW
Craft Victoria, Melbourne VIC
Shackpalace Rituals, Byron Bay NSW
The Daylesford Hot Chocolate Company, Daylesford VIC
Town and Country Gallery, Yarragon VIC
ClayFire Gallery, Daylesford VIC
Tea Harvest, St Kilda, Melbourne VIC
Tin Can Collective, Creswick VIC
Radius Gallery, Hepburn Springs VIC
The Fermentary, Daylesford VIC
Neue Luxury, online platform http://www.neueluxury.com/