glenlyon back road

Horizon, acrylic and oil on canvas

How to balance a cat on your head

How to balance a cat on your head


Frances Guerin

Master Visual Arts, LaTrobe University Bendigo 2013, Dip Ceramics, Fed University 2007
B. A. Hons Philosophy 1986 LaTrobe University Melbourne
2019 Shortlisted Clunes Ceramic Awards
2019 Shortlisted Manningham Ceramics Award
2019 Maldon Art Walk Castlemaine State Festival
2018-2019 Containart, solo exhibition, City of Ballarat
2018 Biennale of Australian Art, merchandise and Hit me with your best shot projection2018 Glenlyon Landscape prize winner
Commissioned artist Red Door Gallery Clunes
2017-18 Finalist Lot 19 Sculpture Prize Castlemaine
2015 -17 Finalist Clunes Ceramic Award
Aug 2017 Stonehouse Gallery Teapot Exhibition Warrendyte
2017-18 Finalist Toorak Sculpture Award
2017 Maldon Art walk, Castlemaine State Festival
Jan 2017 Solo exhibition, ceramics, metal, wood and handmade book, Unicorn Lane Ballarat
2016 -18 Commissioned artist, Little Gallery Trentham
2016 Unicorn Lane City of Ballarat Exhibition Space
2016 International Women’s Day Honour Roll, photographic exhibition, Hepburn Shire Council
2015 Clayspace All Hands Exhibition, Convent Gallery Daylesford
2015 Solo exhibition, Oran Mor, Backspace Gallery Ballarat
2013-14 Daylesford Macedon Ranges Open Studios participant Documentary
2013 Master’s Exhibition, The Mare’s Nest, an examination of Irish heritage in clay, drawings, sculpture and animation, Phyllis Palmer Gallery LaTrobe University Bendigo
2012 From Famine to Feast, exhibition Sacred Heart Cathedral Bendigo
2004 Victorian tour manager for Tibetan nuns, Sand Mandala at Federation Square and venues throughout Victoria. Sponsored by Fed Square, Hep Shire, City of Bendigo
1998 -9 10 Silent Witness workshops for women who have experienced domestic violence and sexual assault using, art therapy and voicework funded by City of Bendigo Cultural Arts Grants exhibited Dudley house and Sacred Heart cathedral Bendigo



Structure of the psyche, dreaming and the sentience of nature are my areas of interest.

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Postal address: 55 WHITEGUM DRIVE WHEATSHEAF 3461
Phone number: 03 53487657
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Women's Art Register

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