Our guest today is Geelong-born Artist and Photographer, Ferne Millen.
Ferne has a passion for telling stories using visual arts and portrait photography as her medium. And she's been doing it for 21 years! Ferne talks about studying at the VCA and then progressing into a career in Melbourne and eventually settling in her home studio in Jan Juc.
Ferne’s latest exhibition “Journey on Wadawurrung Country” is being taken outdoors, at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale (running 28 Aug - 24 Oct, 2021). Her work will be featured as part of the Core Outdoor Program. Projections which will showcase Ferne's photographs of Direct Descendants of Wadawurrung and will be projected onto the Ballarat Town Hall.
This Surf Coast girl is both candid and down to earth in our chat. If you are interested in what it takes to make a lifelong career in the Arts world then this is the episode for you.
Find out what it was like to dive head first into the Arts Industry from a young age and hear about Ferne's battle with mental health issues that she has now learnt to harness.
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This is episode #48 of the Surf Coast Creatives podcast. Enjoy!