Opening Night Friday June 10th 6-8pm
Minutia features the most recent works by Christine Atkins across several of her series. Moments in time experienced within the natural world captivate Christine and inspire her work. Simple phenomena witnessed in nature become the launch pad for her ideas.
Christine Atkins is a Canberra based visual artist who explores moments in time experienced within the natural world. Upon graduating with Honours from the Australian National University in 2011, Atkins was awarded two EASS awards from M16 Artspace and Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre. She has also been published twice in New Glass Review: 33 and 34, and was given Highly Commended at the National Student Art Glass Prize in 2012.
Her first solo exhibition was held at M16 Artspace in 2012 followed by the Talking Water artists-in-residence with Craft ACT, Craft and Design Centre and the Graduates-in-Residence program at the Canberra Glassworks. In November 2013 Atkins was awarded the Australian Craft Award in both the Lighting and Best in Glass categories. Atkins had her second solo exhibition at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre in March 2014 as well as being a finalist in the inaugural Kirra Illuminating Glass Award. In 2014 she also travelled to Finland for an Åland Archipelago Guest Artist Residency in Kökar. Atkins was a Thomas Foundation Artist in Residence at the Canberra Glassworks in 2015 and received the Australian Decorative Fine Art Society award.