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Melissa
Smith

Born 1964, Gawler, South Australia

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Artist Profile

Melissa
Smith

Born 1964, Gawler, South Australia

I work primarily with print, utilising traditional and new technologies. My work references aspects of the landscape, including the shifts associated with climatic changes.

I am drawn more and more to remote places, which provide quietness and a sense of hope within our ever-changing world that balances on a tipping point.

Melissa Smith lives and works in Launceston, Tasmania. She has a Bachelor of Education (Secondary Art) from the South Australia College of Advanced Education, Adelaide and a Masters of Cultural Heritage from Deakin University, Melbourne. Her work has been exhibited widely and is represented in private and public collections in Australia and overseas including the National Gallery of Australia and Regional Galleries in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. Melissa balances her art practice with her roles at Arts Tasmania as a Roving Curator and Program Officer for Public Art. She is also currently a committee member of the Print Council of Australia.

Credit: Manly Art Gallery and Museum & Melanie Kate Photography

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