Anna Guthrie CV

Anna Guthrie | Artist CV

Arts Education

Doctor of Visual Arts Candidate, Queensland College Of Art & Design, South Brisbane, QLD.  2024.

Bachelor of Arts, Creative Arts Honours, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, 2022.

Bachelor of Journalism (Art History & Journalism), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, 2004.

Diploma of Visual Art, Tafe, Brisbane, QLD, 1999.


2024   Moreton Bay Art Prize, (Finalist), Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Qld. June-July 2024.

2024.   The Churn Room Makers Space, Co-Feature Artist at Dayboro, QLD. May 2024.

2024    The Fairholme Open Art Prize (Finalist), Fairholme College. Toowoomba, QLD. May 2024.

2023   Queensland Regional Art Award, (Highly Commended – Emerging Artist Award) Judith Wright Centre for                      Contemporary Arts, Brisbane, QLD. November.

2023   Moreton Bay Art Prize, (Finalist), Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Qld. June – July 2023.

2023   Falling from The Sky. Environmental Communication in Art, Cairns Institute of Tropical Research, May-Sept                 2023. Invited artist.            .

2023   Changing Terrain. James Cook University Ceramics and Visual Art Honours Exhibition. January-February                      2023.

2023   Time, Place, Movement. Receptive Walking Moreton Bay. Stage Door Gallery, Redcliffe, QLD. March 2022.

2022   Desire Pathways, Caboolture Regional Gallery (Hub) Caboolture, QLD. April-May 2022.

2022  The Biennial North Queensland Ceramic Award, (Finalist), Perc Tucker Gallery, Townsville, QLD. July-Sept 2022.

2022   Moreton Bay Region Art Prize (Finalist). Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Pine Rivers, Qld. May-June.

2022   Desire Pathways Pre – Exhibition Show & Artist Talk Moreton Bay Libraries, Caboolture, QLD 2022.

2022   When the Borders Closed. Moreton Bay Arts Council. Stage Door Gallery, Redcliffe, Qld. QLD. Feb 2022.


2023   Regional Arts development Fund (RADF), Moreton Bay Regional Council. 24-week professional Development mentoring program “Evolve”, with arts writer and educator Amy Kennedy.

2021   Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), Moreton Bay Regional Council. 18-week professional development with tertiary arts educator and professional artist, Dr Jacqueline Scotcher

2021   Regional Arts Development Fund Moreton Bay Regional Council. Creative development mentorship for community “Mindful Clay Art” workshops with creative business leader Shelley Pisani and educator Dr Jacqueline Scotcher.

Artist Residencies

2022   Moreton Bay Regional Galleries Artist Residency, February to July. Selected for the Vault Creative Studios, Caboolture Creative Hub Artist Studio Residency Program. Community engagement project and Regional Gallery exhibition.

2021   Series of In-studio Artist Residencies (COVID period). Series of four, 30-day periods of focused work including: In depth reading, concept building, glaze experimentation and journal article writing. In between these “at home” residencies, ceramic and visual artworks were produced and documented via a creative journal.

2019   Artist Residency, Wharepuke, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, July – August.

Self-guided and independent artistic exploration, writing and research.

  • Embraced a receptive walking methodology.
  • Explored place, cultural identity, memory, and nostalgia.
  • Investigated the interplay between personal and collective experiences.
  • Produced artworks reflecting the essence of the Bay of Islands region as a childhood home.
  • Engaged with the local artist community and fellow artists.
  • Enhanced ability to navigate complexities in artistic practice.

2018    Self-Guided Artist Residency, Melbourne, VIC, Jan – Feb.

  • Self-guided exploration of central Melbourne’s artistic culture and architectural heritage.
  • Networking with artist mentors and ceramic artists from the Victorian region.
  • Engaged with local art galleries, museums, and cultural events.
  • Gained insights and inspiration from mentorship and collaborations.
  • Explored the intersections of art, architecture, and urban landscapes.
  • Deepened understanding of ceramic art within the Victorian art scene.
  • Created ceramic artworks inspired by the city’s artistic energy and aesthetics and researched architectural ceramic concept.

Research & Community Engagement 

2023   “Metaphor & Storytelling in Environmental Art,” Environmental Communication Symposium, James Cook University, location, symposium dates 2023.

2021- 2024   Ongoing ceramic arts & creativity workshops with Moreton Bay Regional Libraries and Caboolture Regional Gallery.

2021–2024    Facilitation of a series of ceramic hand-building and wheel-throwing workshops to community groups in Caboolture, Deception Bay, and Burpengary regions.

Affiliations / Memberships 

Australian Ceramics Association

Ceramic Arts Queensland

Creative Arts Alliance

Flying Arts Alliance

Moreton Bay Arts Council

Moreton Bay Regional Council

Sandgate Art Society



Ceramic Vessel with Mapping



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