Jane, at her home studio

Jane Bamford



Science/Art Residency UTAS Centre for the Arts, Hobart (2018)
Ceramic Artist/Designer Maker Self-employed, Tasmania (1999-2018)
Ceramics and Art Technician The Friends’ School, Hobart (2013-2018)
Tutor in Ceramics (part time) for TCE students The Friends’ School, Hobart (2014-2015)
Technician in Technology The Friends’ School, Hobart (2015) 
Arts Facilitator Assistant – Ernabella Arts Centre for JamFactory Ceramics Department - Ceramics Plate Project, Pitjantjatjara Homelands (1998)
Ceramics Associate JamFactory Centre for Contemporary Craft and Design, Adelaide (1997)
Bachelor of Fine Arts Ceramics Major, University of Tasmania, Hobart (1994-1996)
To-En-Kai Pottery Studio Member, Hamamatsu City, Japan (1993)


FINALIST - South Australian Museum's Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize (2018)
FINALIST - Bay of Fires Art Prize (2017)
Deans’ Roll of Excellence - University of Tasmania Faculty of Visual and Performing Arts (1995)
Highly Commended (Ceramic Work) - Victorian Arts Centre and Walker Ceramics (1996)



2018 South Australian Museum's Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, Adelaide, SA
2018 Dear kunanyi, Long Gallery, Hobart, TAS
2018 The Sea Inside, Handmark Gallery, Hobart, TAS
2017  Bay of Fires Art Prize, St Helens, TAS
2013 Afloat, Handmark Gallery, Hobart, TAS
2011 Raffles Hotel Artfolio, SPACE, Singapore
2001 Swell, JamFactory Centre for Contemporary Craft and Design, Purple Space, Adelaide, SA
2001 Minimal, Fusions Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
2000 19th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award, Gold Coast, QLD
2000 Queensland Potters Society Christmas Show, Brisbane, QLD
2000 Potters Society Annual Exhibition, Schoolhouse Gallery, Hobart, TAS
2000 Broaching the Subject, Off Centre Gallery, Hobart, TAS
1999 Lifestyle Exhibition, Craft Australia, Boutique - David Jones, Sydney, NSW
1998 Strange Brew, JamFactory Centre for Contemporary Craft and Design, Gallery One, Adelaide, SA
1997 Caboodle, JamFactory Centre for Contemporary Craft and Design, Gallery One, Adelaide, SA
1997 Christmas Follies, Greenhill Gallery, Adelaide, SA
1997 Myer Adelaide City China and Glass Exhibition, Adelaide, SA
1997 E V A Exhibition, Pultney Grammar School, Adelaide, SA
1997 Port Hacking National Pottery Exhibition, Port Hacking, NSW
1997 Alice Springs Art Acquisition, Araluen Centre, NT
1997 The Hills Artnet Gallery Exhibition, Balhanna, SA
1996 20th Annual Walker Ceramic Award Exhibition, Westpac Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
1996 Despard Gallery 9th Annual Exhibition, Despard Gallery, Hobart, TAS    
1996 Kissing the Blue Tongue, Long Gallery, Hobart, TAS
1996 A Kind Of Blue, The Bond Store Museum & Art Gallery, Hobart, TAS
1996 Potters Society Annual Exhibition, Strickland Gallery, Hobart, TAS
1996 Wavelengths, Entrepot Gallery, UTAS Centre for the Arts, Hobart, TAS
1995 Kicking the Pig, Long Gallery, Hobart, TAS



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Impact Solutions International - CEO Mary Dwyer  



Fromburg, A., ‘Spotted handfish take to human-made ceramic spawning poles, exciting marine scientists’, ABC News, September 2018
Gill, N., ‘Handcrafted Habitat’, The Monthly, July 2018, p19
Eaves, R., ‘Endangered spotted handfish warm to artist’s ceramic spawning stems’, ABC Online News, 23 June 2018
Taylor-Graham, D., & McKinnon, J., ‘Holding Space Making Place’, Garland Magazine, Issue 11, 2018
Presenter - SOCA Arts Forum – ‘Clay as Habitat’, UTAS Centre for the Arts, Hobart, May 2018
Gill, N., ‘Handfish Crafted Habitats’, CSIRO Double Helix Magazine, August 2018, p8
Presenter, ‘Clay as Habitat - Spotted Handfish Restoration’, Coast2Coast Conference, Hobart, April 2018
Vogue Living, July 1998, p26
Ceramics Technical, Number 5, 1997
Pottery in Australia, Summer, No 4 Vol 36, 1997, p21
Pottery in Australia, Autumn, Vol 36, 1997, p40
Artlink, Vol 18 No1, 1997, p71 



CSIRO - Design, production and supply of Ceramic Artificial Spawning Habitat (ASH) for critically endangered Spotted Handfish conservation. 3000 units, completed June 2018