About Maria Vanhees

Ceramic Artist

Clay on Country

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Venue: Araluen Art Gallery, Araluen Cultural Precinct, 61 Larapinta Dr, Araluen
Opening 5-7pm Tuesday 19th July 2022

Clay on Country showcases the work of over 30 artists living and working in Central Australia including those living in Mparntwe as well as those working out of studios based at the end of long corrugated desert roads throughout the Pitjantjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra Lands.

A diverse and eclectic survey, works in Clay on Country reflect the rich complexities of Ancestral stories, lived experiences and settler histories, alongside the joys and challenges of making with clay, the stuff of country itself. The exhibition is the first survey of its kind, developed by Artback NT to coincide with the 16th Australian Ceramics Triennale.



Arnold Street Gallery, Bendigo.


2 – 12 November. Launch: Thursday 3 November 2016 at 6pm.

Resonance is part of an ongoing exploration into the embodiment of personal feelings, emotions and memories as they resonate with the forms, colours and textures I encounter and interact with in my natural environment.

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Arts Open: Meet the Artists

Visual Arts Festival, Castlemaine. March 12 – 14th (Labour Day weekend) and March 19 – 20th 2016.Vanhees Maria_More than SkinDeep_Beyond first Impressions

My work will be part of the group exhibition at the Old Castlemaine Gaol, 36 – 48 Bowden St, Castlemaine VIC 3450

“Visual arts from all corners of the Mount Alexander Shire will throw open their studio doors for the 2016 Arts Open. Over two weekends, members of the public have a unique experience to meet the artists this region is renown for, witness the spaces in which work is created, gain insights into the creative process and purchase work directly from the artists.”

For the complete program and information on participating artist, go to http://www.artsopen.com.au