ABOUT THE ARTIST
The daughter of a leading CSIRO climate scientist, Cinda feels deeply about the climate crisis and is committed to communicating her position through her creative medium, as guided by her Humanist and Wabi-Sabi philosophies. She studied Ceramics at Ballarat Uni (2012) with lecturer, Pete Pilven, has a B.A. Anthropology & Media, and a Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies. In 2011 she won the Emerging Artist Award at the Clunes Ceramics Award, and the work was purchased by the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
She has been a resident artist at Gasworks Arts Park in Albert Park since 2019. She has worked in various Arts administration roles in ARIs, Galleries and NFPs. She enjoys using her initiative and has been involved in founding a couple of ARI Galleries.
Cinda's artist narrative explores the relationship of humanity to the environment and raises questions about our exploitation of the earth's resources by envisaging a post human future - After the Anthropocene. She is also interested in representations of the concept of time, contrasting biological and geological time. Her work is held in private and State collections.
In the 2020-21 Naarm/Melbourne covid 19 lockdowns, Cinda was one of a group of ceramicists united by a mutual concern over the climate crisis began meeting online to discuss how clay workers can act to ensure both our practices are as environmentally sustainable as possible.
This group is called Clay Matters. Please see our website for further information or join the Facebook group to participate in discussion..