Josephine Townsend – Room to Breathe

Humble House Gallery
93 Wollongong St Fyshwick ACT
Open Wednesdays to Sundays, 10am to 4pm
Until 27 November 2022

Josephine Townsend’s solo exhibition celebrates in ceramics of the joys of living in Canberra. It focuses on three well-loved Canberra vistas, the majestic Brindabella Ranges, our expansive parks and bushland, and our more intimate leafy streetscapes.

Jo Townsend showed Richard around Room to Breathe at Humble House Gallery

The imagery has been created either by painting and carving the surface or by using the nerikomi method where the colour is all through the vessel.

A range of different clays, from earthy dark stoneware to delicate translucent porcelain have been used to create different moods and effects. 

Josephine Townsend is a ceramic artist fascinated by colour, form and pattern. She works from her home studio in Canberra creating an eclectic range of works, including vases, tableware, sculpture, wall art, jewellery and lighting.

After careers in teaching and the public service, Josephine is now a full-time ceramic artist and a part-time teacher of ceramics.