Preferred artistic medium
Collage, Contemporary, Drawing, Multi Media Art, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Traditional
Art level career
Yaga’s house meandered through the woods and she could not resist, 2019. Cyanotype, Hand Stitched Silver Thread and Trace Monotype Oil Stick on Silk
She succumbed to the ways of the forest (Handless Maiden), 2019. Double-exposed cyanotype, hand and machine stitched silver thread and trace monotype on silk.
Power of The Handless Maiden, 2018. Cyanotype, Hand Stitched Silver Thread and Trace Monotype Oil Stick on Silk
Emma Gardner is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brisbane, Australia.
Through the practice of drawing her work engages with process, labour and self-portraiture to comment on the human condition. She references the witch archetype and folklore tales to engage with ideas about ritual, ceremony, and a re-connection to nature, self and spirit.
Gardner has exhibited in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Darwin. She has carried out residencies and research in India, England, Spain and South Africa and held an exhibition in Vienna, Austria. Gardner is the recipient of Australian Government research and Arts Queensland grants. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours from Queensland Colleague of Art in 2016.