Artist CV

Exhibitions (selected)

  • 2022 The Art of Christmas, group showing, Kinkora Gallery, Queanbeyan
  • 2022 Handprinted, showing of the Artists’ Society of Canberra (ASOC) printmaking group, Yarralumla Gallery and Brasserie.
  • 2022 See What I See, NatureArt Lab’s tutor exhibition, The Old Barn Gallery, Pialligo
  • 2021 A Brush with Birds and Botanicals, group showing curated by Cheryl Hodges, Helen Stephens Gallery, Collector.
  • 2021 The Precious Few: Art of threatened species in Canberra and surrounds, group showing curated by Ceilidh Dalton, Strathnairn Arts Association, Canberra.
  • 2020 Handprinted, showing of ASOC printmaking group, Dirty Janes, Canberra.
  • 2020 Precious Habitats: Threatened ecosystems and species of the ACT and surrounds’, group showing curated by Ceilidh Dalton, The Link, Ginninderry.

Community

Fenja teaches printmaking techniques as a tutor for art school and environmental education centre, NatureArt Lab.

Education

Fenja’s education and training is primarily science and research based (including a PhD and a Masters degree from the Australian National University). She has been printmaking since 2012, participating in regular printmaking work groups and undertaking short courses to further her artistic skills. Formal courses include:

  • 2023 Wood engraving with Peter McLean, Canberra.
  • 2023 Solar plate etching and viscosity printmaking with Seraphina Martin, Canberra.
  • 2022 Monoprinting on clay with Jo Searle, Canberra.
  • 2022 Collagraph printmaking with Seraphina Martin, Gosford.
  • 2020 Solar plate etching with Trudy Rice, Canberra.

Awards

  • 2023 1st place, printmaking, Artists’ Society of Canberra Spring Exhibition
  • 2022 2nd place, printmaking, Artists’ Society of Canberra Spring Exhibition
  • 2022 Gallery of Small Things Professional Development Award, Canberra Potters Members’ Exhibition
  • 2020 1st place, printmaking, Artists’ Society of Canberra Spring Exhibition