Studio Stories: Tania Vrancic
Discover the work of designers and makers from Canberra, Australia’s design capital in these fascinating virtual studio tours and interviews with Craft ACT members.
In 2005, Tania Vrancic began her ceramics journey at the Canberra Potters’ Society. Between 2012 and 2015, she attended workshops and conferences at the Australian National University School of Art. In 2012, Tania exhibited in her first group show, Back to BAC at the Belconnen Arts Centre in Canberra. In 2014, a group show, ceraMIX, FORM Gallery and Studio, NSW, Australia and a group show, Eclectika, Stur Gallery, Braidwood, NSW, Australia. In 2015, a group show, Deliniations, FORM Gallery and Studio, NSW, Australia and a group show Protean, Nishi Gallery, Canberra, Australia. In 2016, a group show, Welcoming the Light, FORM Gallery and Studio, NSW, Australia.
After 5 years of a successful business model of selling her ceramic works at key design markets in Canberra, Tania is now in a new phase of her artistic practice. Tania’s vision is to concentrate on researching, designing and creating ceramic artworks with a view to exhibit in galleries in Canberra and beyond. In late 2017, she had her first solo show, Rest, at FORM Studio and Gallery. In early 2018, Tania won the 2018 Peoples’ Choice award in the Klytie Pate Ceramics Award, from the Arts Council Mansfield, VIC, Australia. Tania was also a finalist in the 2018 Biennial North Queensland Ceramic Awards. For the first time late 2019 Tania exhibited paintings along side her ceramics in a solo exhibition, Freedom, at Manuka Contemporary Art Space, ACT, Australia.
Filmed by Georgia Arndell