Fran Martin



ARTIST PROFILE OF FRAN MARTIN

Qualifications:
DIPLOMA OF ADVANCED CERAMICS – Perth Technical College 1984
BACHELOR OF ARTS – PSYCHOLOGY – Edith Cowan University 1994
SCULPTURE – First Year Course – Perth Technical College 2008​

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 ‘Artworks’ Artist’s Home, Trigg WA
2010 ‘Artworks’ Artist’s Home, Trigg WA
2007 ‘Adrift’ Gallows Gallery, Mosman Park WA
2006. ‘Beyond Beach’ Oceanus Gallery, City Beach. WA
1991 ‘Connecting Facets’ (2 person), Shards Gallery, Fremantle
1987. ‘Fantasy Imprompt U’. Perth Potters’ Club Gallery WA

EXHIBITIONS

2008-2014 Various Group Exhibitions
2008 ‘Water’Maunsell Wickes, Paddington, New South WalES
1991-2004 Various Group Exhibitions
1991 ‘Perth Potters Club Selective’ Perth Potters Club Gallery
1989 ‘Perth Potters Club Selective’ Perth Potters Club Gallery
1989 ‘Shards Opening Exhibition’ Shards Gallery, Fremantle
1988 ‘Purchase a Pot’ Fremantle Arts Centre
1988 ‘The Reunion Exhibition’ Perth Concert Hall
1988 ‘Selective ‘88’ Perth Potters Club Gallery
1988 ‘April Exhibition – Featured potter’ Hills Art Gallery
1989 ‘Fantasy’ New Collectables Gallery
1987 ‘Function & Façade’ Prism Gallery, Fremantle
1986 ’Perth Potters Club Selective Perth Potters Club Gallery
1985 ’Tenmoku’ Fremantle Arts Centre
1984 ’Perth Technical College Graduate Exhibition’ Undercroft Gallery, University of W.A

AWARDS

1988 Wanneroo Craft Extravaganza – First Prize Hand built piece
1989 Wanneroo Craft Extravaganza – First Prize Hand built piece – Highly Commended – Thrown piece
1990 Melville City Arts Award – HighlyCommended Hand built piece

COLLECTIONS

​ Perth Technical College Acquisitive Collection, WA
​ Perth Potters Club Permanent Collection, WA
​ Dalby Potters Club Collection, NSW

PUBLICATIONS

​‘Craft Australia’
​‘Craft Arts International’
​‘Arts at Perth Technical College – St. Brigid’s Annexe 1978-

ARTISTS STATEMENT:

I am an artist of many years’ experience in both Ceramics and other mediums. I am at present working on a series of Australian ceramic birds although I also make a variety of sculptural pieces in clay and other materials, usually found objects.

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Title : Quail Pair

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay and Timber

Size : 31cm x 9.5cm x 9.5cm

Price : $165

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Title : Dove

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay and Timber

Size : 24cm x 14cm x 14cm

Price : $165

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Title : Magpie

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay and Timber

Size : 34cm x 11cm x 14cm

Price : $165

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Title : Kingfisher

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay and Timber

Size : 70cm x 20cm x 20cm

Price : $226

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Title : Blue Wren

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay and Timber

Size : 35cm x 8cm x 15cm

Price : $130

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Title : Little Brown Bird

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay and Timber

Size : 22cm x 10cm x 10cm

Price : $78

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Title : Kookaburra

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay and Timber

Size : 25cm x 22cm x 19cm

Price : $226

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Title : Corella

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay

Size : 24cm x 18cm x 9cm

Price : $130

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Title : Pardelot

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay on timber

Size : 18cm x 12cm x 10cm

Price : $69.50

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Title : Together

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay

Price : $140

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Title : Cockatoo

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay on wood

Price : $130

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Title : Owl

Artist : Fran Martin

Medium : Clay on wood

Price : SOLD

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