The thread linking all the parts of my work is my affection for the fragment. I feel drawn to bits and pieces that have lost their connection to their original form or function; the strange and yet familiar. The idea of weaving new songs from old, of traces and fragments coalescing into a new whole, has been my companion as I make my work.
Born Esperance Western Australia. Initial training, National Art School, 1998-2000. MFA (by Research) UNSW, 2011. Collections include: Bendigo Art Gallery; Shepparton Art Museum; Fuping International Ceramic Museum; National Art School Collection; private and corporate collections. Exhibitions include: 2017, New Songs, Skepsi Gallery; 2013, A flickering moment, Shepparton Art Museum; The Course of Objects, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney; 2012, Vitrify Alcorso Ceramics Award, Jam Factory, Adelaide; Engaging Form, Skepsi @ Montsalvat, Victoria; Artwords and Artworks, NAS Project Space, Sydney; 2011, Between Objects and Images, COFAspace Gallery, Sydney. Awards include: Finalist, Vitrify Alcorso Ceramic Award 2012; NAVA Marketing Grant 2007; Janet Mansfield Ceramics Prize, NAS Sydney, 2000. Publications include: Bevan, Robert, ‘Five Fresh Takes’, Australian Financial Review, 2008; Finch, Karen, ‘Tania Rollond, Journeys’, Ceramics Art and Perception, 2007; Foulds, Gordon, Review, ‘A Salute to Australian Ceramics’ Ceramics Art and Perception, 2009. Currently, lecturer at National Art School, Sydney.