Writing about ceramics with Robyn Phelan
Play • 28 min

Meet ceramics artist and writer Robyn Phelan and hear:

  • What makes a good piece of writing about visual art?
  • How she wrote about a Damon Moon exhibition
  • How can we get critique back into Australian arts commentary?
  • How to use writing in your arts practice, and
  • Tips for new arts writers.  

And, hear fine art photographer Greg Piper on

  • What makes a good photograph of ceramics?
  • How to get the narrative of your work across through a photo, and
  • Why you should have your work professionally photographed.

Robyn Phelan is a writer, a ceramics artist and an educator. She writes regularly for The Australian Journal of Ceramics, and her other writing includes exhibition text and catalogues, reviews and articles.

Robyn’s website https://robynphelan.com.au/ and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/robynphelan/

Greg Piper is a fine art photographer and "passionate image maker to the arts community". His work includes artist portraits, exhibitions and publications.

Greg's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/blinkneye/

Object is hosted by the Australian Design Centre CEO and Artistic Director Lisa Cahill. It's produced by Jane Curtis with production support by Alix Fiveash. Sound engineering by John Jacobs.

Thanks to Visions of Australia, the Federal government’s regional exhibition touring program for funding support towards this podcast.

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