Skepsi Gallery (formerly Skepsi on Swanston), established in 2000, specialises in Australian Contemporary Ceramics, exhibiting and promoting work by prominent and promising early career artists.
After the first ten years of operation from a city location, Skepsi Gallery now does things differently, presenting exhibitions at different locations in Melbourne. These include Montsalvat, Malvern Artists' Society, Manningham Art Gallery and Whitehorse Artspace.
The focus is on keeping ceramics in the public eye - sharing the beauty, the knowledge and the intrigue of this amazing, contemplative Art Form.
In recent years, Skepsi Gallery, with the generous assistance of philanthropists has published several comprehensive catalogues for important major showcase exhibitions.
Anna Maas, Director of Skepsi Gallery has over 30 years experience in the Arts, her specialty is ceramics. Skepsi Gallery, in operation since 2000, has presented over 190 major group and important solo exhibitions, informative workshops and Artist studio visits.
Anna is an approved valuer for the Australian Cultural Gifts Program, she specialises in Australian Studio Ceramics - 1945 to present.
Anna is a consultant for ceramics, has been a judge, guest curator and speaker.
*Skepsi - a Greek word for thought and reflection, epitomizes the process underlying the creation and appreciation of art.