Jenny Orchard is a well known ceramic artist and a lecturer based in Australia, who gained her Masters degree at Sydney College of the Arts in 2006, and has been actively exhibiting since 1981. Her works are mostly collected in Australia but also in Japan, England and America. Commissions include Sculpture by the Sea (2009-2011) Ceramic Murals for hotel in Arlington USA and Harborside in Australia. She maintains a studio practice in Sydney. Her work is represented in the National Gallery of Australia and many State and Regional galleries.
Jenny’s work is featured in publications such as Animals in Clay by Lark Books, Ceramic Art and Perception, Contemporary Ceramic Art in Australia and New Zealand by Janet Mansfield, Craftsmen House. Reviews of her works can be read in Sydney Morning Herald (2011), Indian Ceramic Quarterly Volume 4, and a the in Canberra Times.
2012 Progress Report Solo show Frances Keevil Gallery Sydney.
2011 Rusty Vessel Stories Maunsell Wickes at Barry Stern
2011 Sculpture by the Sea installation.
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) July 08 – Jan 09 Arafura Exchange
Trajectory of memories – Tradition and Modernity in Ceramics. Australian and Indonesian artists.
2005 “Chilli” Cudegong Gallery Gulgong. June.
International Ceramics Rufford Craft Centre, Nottingham England
Australian Dreamscapes Bartley Drey Gallery, London
1999 Solo show at the Centre for Contemporary Crafts Customs House, Sydney
Delinquent Angel: Australian Historical, Aboriginal and Contemporary Ceramics
Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Frenze, Italy
SOFA Miama, Florida
1994 Chicago International New Art Forms Exhibition, Navy Pier, Chicago
1992 Gallery L of Hamburg, Germany
1990 Tao Gallery, Tokyo Japan