My studio-based craft & research practice spans jewellery, textiles, installation and interactive public art projects. I have exhibited extensively in Australia and internationally, participating in over 200 group and solo exhibitions since 1997 including recent solo exhibitions in Bangkok and Sydney. My work isheld in public collections in Australia and overseas and included in numerous publications.
Liz Williamson is an internationally respected textile artist and her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Her research reflects a long standing interest in the history, use and construction of cloth itself, in particular the repair of cloth and the process of darning. She has designed for industry, produced unique works for major exhibitions and maintained ongoing studio production, specializing in hand-woven scarves and wraps, since establishing her own studio in 1985.
Fang Xu is currently an Associate Professor in Art & Design, UNSW where he is the Coordinator of Environments / Spatial Design.
Fang Xu’s expertise is drawn from his cross-cultural background, a wide range of professional design experience and interdisciplinary research interests. With more than thirty years experience as a practicing designer and tertiary educator both in Australia and overseas, Fang has a deep understanding of the nature of design, and its social influences and cultural values that shape contemporary design education and practice.
I am a Senior Lecturer, Scientia Education Academy Fellow and Education Focussed Champion at UNSW Sydney with a background in Architecture and Design. My expertise focuses on innovative teaching practice and curriculum development, particularly through the integration of research informed technology that responds to the rapidly changing contemporary learning and work environments.
Zoë Veness is a designer and Lecturer at UNSW Art & Design with research interests in material culture and contemporary craft practice. Current research projects include the exhibition project Wayfaring (2019-2021), which is supported by an Exhibition Development Fund from Contemporary Art Tasmania; and Return Loop an ongoing contemporary jewellery series with current works in Made/Worn (2020-2023), a touring exhibition organised by the Australia Design Centre.
Carly is a multidisciplinary designer, design researcher and Associate Lecturer at UNSW Art & Design. She holds a Bachelor of Music Studies (Performance) from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, a Bachelor of Design (First Class Honours) from UNSW and is currently completing a PhD in Design Research (UNSW.)Carly's research is practice-based and explores the application of visual communication theories in live classical music performance contexts.
Bic Tieu is a designer/maker, researcher and education creating objects and wearables designated between the hand, body relationship. Her work of contemporary jewellery and object practice utilises a multidisciplinary approach in the designing processes. Often facilitated through the workings of graphic language and animation.
Artworks by Dr Emma Robertson are held internationally in seven public collections in four countries, including the Hospital Trust for Scotland, who purchased two artworks commissioned by the Scottish Arts Council for the exhibition Wordworks. She is one of fifteen founding Scientia Education Fellows, appointed by the DVC and PVC for a five year period to establish the interdisciplinary Scientia Education Academy.