Artist/Art Consultant
Anne-Marie Jean, Bushwalking with CM 16, 2016

Works on Paper: The First Year

THE FIRST YEAR: 

Creative practice and motherhood

June 27, 2016 - July 9, 2016 

Location: Foyer Gallery, School of Art 

PhD candidate Anne-Marie Jean, painter and lecturer at National Art School Rachel Fairfax, multi-media artist and Fullbright Scholar Janna van Hasselt and ANU alumni and painter Dionisia Salas are all practicing artists who in 2016 are mothers for the first time.

The exhibition explored the parameters of creative practice in the context of new motherhood. Issues of time, energy, identity, relationships, space, money, responsibility, creativity are grappled with and impact the resulting bodies of work. The exhibition facilitated and illuminated the ongoing development of creative practice by each individual artist and create support, motivation, direction and collegial dialogue.