Prue Venables | Melbourne Now

Prue Venables work features in the exhibition ‘Melbourne Now‘ at National Gallery of Victoria running until the 23 March 2014. The exhibition celebrates the art, architecture, design and performance of Melbourne and has drawn record crowds, with 18 000 attending the opening weekend. The exhibition is a run away success, with the National Gallery of Victoria also acquiring some of Venables work for the collections.

“Born 1954, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom; lives and works in Melbourne. Prue Venables initially studied science, graduating with an honours degree in zoology from the University of Melbourne. She later discovered ceramics and studied for a Diploma of Studio Pottery at the Harrow College of Art, London. Solo exhibitions of her work have been held at Rex Irwin Fine Art, Sydney; Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne; Galerie Besson, London; and Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York. Prue is an elected member of the International Academy of Ceramics and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, London.” – National Gallery of Victoria

Melbourne Now
22 Nov 2013 – 23 March 2013

NGV International
180 St Kilda Rd
Southbank Vic

The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Federation Square Vic


Celedon vessel and white sieve, 2012