Amanda Bromfield

Amanda Bromfield CV

Lives in Lennox Head. Currently studying a Masters in Fine Arts at National Art School, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW. Australia

Finalist in The Lismore Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize 2018

Finalist in the 30th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Awards 2016

Finalist in the Nth Queensland Ceramic Awards 2016

Finalist in the Woollarah Small Sculpture Prize 2013

Artist in Residence  Canberra Potters Association, Watson, ACT  2016 (October - December)

Artist in Residence Studio 6, Kil-n-it Experimental Ceramic Studios in Glebe, Sydney 2015 (July - January)

TACA Open Studios - North Coast Mud Trail, 2016 ( 20 - 21 August 2016 )


2017 National Art School, Sydney, NSW. Masters in Fine Art (Ceramics), Stage 2

2014 The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT. Post Graduate Certificate in Visual Arts  - Ceramics

2012 Northern Rivers TAFE, Lismore. Diploma in Ceramics

2011 Northern Rivers TAFE, Lismore. Diploma in Fine Arts

2010 Northern Rivers TAFE, Lismore. Certificate 4 in Visual Arts

2009 Northern Rivers TAFE, Lismore. Certificate 3 in Visual Arts

1988 University of Canberra, Bachelor of Arts in Communications

1983 University of NSW, Bachelor of Arts - Diploma of Education

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 'Temple of Fashion', Canberra Potter's Society, Watson. ACT. (January - February)

2017 'Who Are You?' Installation, Byron Shire Council. 'The Cube', Mullumbimby. NSW. (January - February)

2016 'Gone Girl' Installation, Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina. (September - October)

2016 'Damn Whores and God's Police', Lismore Regional Art Gallery, Lismore. (August - September)

2016 'Bluestockingl', Northern Rivers Community Art Gallery, Ballina. (January - February)

2016 'Cool Cockies', Club Mullum, Mullumbimby. (January)

2014 'Menagerie', Northern Rivers Community Art Gallery, Ballina. (February)

2013 'Rococolossal', Northern Rivers Community Art Gallery, Ballina. (October)

2013 'Girl Power - No CSG', 24:7 Window, Installation, Lismore Regional Art Gallery. (October - November)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Lismore Regional Art Gallery, Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize. (July - August)

2018 'YOLKS'. The Bearded Tit, Redfern. (May - June)

2017 'We're Closer Than You Think'. Art State NSW. Lismore Art State Conferrence. (December)

2016 Gold Coast Potter's Association Members Exhibition, Southport. (October - November)

2016 'Stuck In THe Mud', Verge Gallery, Sydney. ( 30 August - 26 September)

2016 Finalist 30th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Awards. (September - October)

2016 Contemporary Porcelain, Kerry Lowe Gallery, King St, Newtown. (11 March - 15 April )

2016 Finalist, Nth Queensland Ceramic Awards, Pinnacles Gallery, Townsville. (March - May)

2015 Christmas Exhibition, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, King St, Newtown. (27 November - 24 December)

2015 'Spring Exhibition, Art Piece Gallery, Mullumbimby. (October)

2015 The Australian Ceramics Association Triennial Exhibition. 'BeLonging'. ANU School of Art, Canberra, ACT. (July)

2014 Coraki Art Show, Coraki. (December)

2014 Brisbane Grammar School Art Show, Brisbane. (23 - 24 August)

2014 The Australian Ceramics Association Biennial Exhibition. 'The Course Of Objects - The Fine Lines of Inquiry',Manly Art Gallery and Museum. Manly, Sydney. (May - June)

2014 Winner Sculpture Award. The Byron Bay Arts Classic. Byron Bay. (January)

2013 Winner Peoples Choice Award. Gold Coast Potter's Association Member's Exhibition, Benowa. (Nov - Dec)

2013 The TACA -  Vicki Grima Encouragement Award. Gold Coast Potter's Association Member's Exhibition, Benowa

2013 Sculpture in the Trees, Federal. (November)

2013 Finalist, Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Woollahra. (October)

2013 Finalist, The Wilson Art Prize, (August). Lismore

2013 PAN Exhibition. Lone Goat Gallery, Byron Bay

2013 'Let them Eat Cake', Window of Opportunity, Art in the Heart. Lismore

2012 Opening, Doublebassment Gallery, Byron Bay

2012 'All fired Up', TAFE, Diploma of Ceramics Graduate Exhibition, Lismore

2012 Coraki Art Show, Sculpture, Coraki

2011 'Oeuvre', TAFE, Diploma of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition, Lismore

2010 Finalist, Northern Rivers Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Gallery. Lismore

Future Exhibitions

2019 Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore, NSW. (May - July)

Workshops and Artist Talks

2017 Ceramics - a class for women. Cliff Murray Lane Studio, Lennox Head.

2016 Artist Talk. Canberra Potter's Society, Watson, ACT

2016 Handbuilding and Throwing, Westpac ACT. Canberra Potter's Society, Watson (December)

2016  Encounters Workshop (Sprung), Lennox Head

2016 Artist Talk, Gone Girl, NRCG Ballina

2016 North Coast Mud Trail

2016 Artist Talk, Stuck in The Mud, Verge Gallery, Sydney

2016 Artist Talk, Damned Whores and God's Police, Lismore Regional Gallery

2016 'Cake and Clay', clay making classes for adults. My Studio, Lennox Head

2015 'Rococo Girls', The Drawing Room, Ballina

2013 'Rococo Girls and Baroque Beauties', Northern Rivers Pottery, Lismore

2013 Sculpting and Ceramics, Year 9, Xavier Catholic College, Skennars Head

2013 Sculpting and Ceramics , year 11, Xavier Catholic College, Skennars Head

2015 Experimental Ceramics Studios, Glebe Point Rd, Glebe

2013 School Holiday Ceramics, The Drawing Room, Ballina


2016 Canberra Potter's Association, Watson, ACT (24 October - 19 December)

2015 Experimental Ceramics Studios, Glebe Point Rd, Glebe, NSW (July - January)

Collections & Acquisitions

2017 Lismore Regional Gallery. 'Damned Whores and God's Police'.

2017 Canberra Potter's Society. ACT. 'Temple of Fashion'.


2013 Yr 12 HSC Art Students, Xavier Catholic College, Skennars Head

2015 Working with Clay, with those with, disabilities. Camperdown, Sydney


2017 Internship. Alaska Projects Art Gallery. Potts Point, NSW

2008 - 2013 Northern Rivers Community Art Gallery, Ballina

2014 - 2015 Save Ballina's Koalas


2009 Northern Rivers Landscape Prize," The Rivers of Life",  Ballina Community Art Gallery, Ballina


Gold Coast Potters Association

The Australian Ceramics Association


Lismore Regional Gallery

Friends Member of The Tweed Regional Art Gallery

Friends of the Koala

Selected Biography

18 January 2017 The Byron Shire Echo, Vol 31#32, The Community, The Art Cube, p55

The Canberra Potter.

Verandah Magazine

28 September 2016 Ballina Advocate. Artist is Addressing Domestic Violence Article p5

Lennox Wave Magazine

Tenterfield Star Newspaper


10 August 2016. Ballina Advocate Newspaper, Things can get 'ugly' on mud trail p28

Lennox Wave Magazine


February 26 2016 Six and a Half Questions/Glenn Barkley. In The Art Life by Sharne Wolff

April 2014 Vol 53 No 1,  The Journal of Australian Ceramics."The Course of Objects: The Fine Lines of Inquiry". pp 63 - 101

December 2013 Issue No 94, Ceramics Art and Perception (International)." Axis of Passion. The Creative World of Amanda Bromfield" p 84

Dec 2013 The Clay Pen, Gold Coast Potter's Association.  Members Exhibition 2013.

Nov 2013 The Journal or Australian Ceramics. Vol 52 No 3 p144

1.11.2013 The Art Almanac, The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2013

25.10.2013 The Art Life 2.0, The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2013

11.10.2013 The Art Life, New Work Friday #144. "Amanda Bromfield"

Oct/Nov Australian Ceramics  - In Touch, "Presidents Report"

October 2013 The Lennox Wave 110, "Miniatures with a Twist" p 8

18.09.2013 The Ballina Advocate, "Amanda into Art Finals" p 24

July 2013 The Journal of Australian Ceramics 522, p 44

16.01.13 Northern Star, " Word on TAFE"

17.01.13 Northern Rivers Echo, " Artist in Window of Opportunity"



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