Bern Emmerichs

Born in Melbourne, Australia in 1961, she studied art at the Phillip Institute of Technology in Melbourne. She began her career as a painter, but soon specialized in painting on ceramics. Through her ceramics, including pots, plates and mosaics, she likes to tell stories of her country’s colonial past. A renowned artist in Australia, her work is featured on the National Gallery of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria and major collections and museums around the world.