Artist Profile: Anthony Fitzpatrick on Bronwyn Hack

Bronwyn Hack is a painter, printmaker, ceramicist and textile artist. She has an intense and fervent art practice resulting in poignant work that looks at the human body and human bones, thoughtfully reinterpreting these forms into intriguing objects and paintings. In addition, Hack frequently displays her penchant for depicting dogs, both wild and domestic.

In this video Anthony Fitzpatrick, Curator at TarraWarra Museum of Art, discusses how he came to know Hack’s work, the experience of curating Hack’s ‘body pieces’ for the 2017 exhibition Faraway, so close, and why he finds Hack’s art practice to be both important and poignant.

Bronwyn Hack has worked in the studio at Arts Project Australia since 2011. In 2016 she held a solo exhibition at Arts Project Australia entitled Be Careful Now, and in 2017 she was a finalist in the Darebin Art Prize. In 2018 Hack participated the Artist in Residence Program at Australian Tapestry Workshop.

This video has been made possible by the generous support of The Jack Brockhoff Foundation and Siân Darling.