Kelly Austin is a ceramic artist living in lutruwita, Tasmania. She completed a Bachelor of General Fine Arts from the Emily Carr University in Vancouver, Canada in 2011 and a Master of Philosophy from the Australia National University, Canberra in 2016.
Austin’s work has been exhibited in curated exhibitions across Australia, Canada and The United States of America. In 2018, her work received a high commendation from the Bienniale North Queensland Ceramics Awards in Townsville and in 2019, Kelly received the The National Still Life Prize from Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery. In 2021, her work was included in a number of award exhibitions, including the Women’s Art Prize, Tasmania.
Kelly has undertaken numerous international artist residencies and her work is held in both private and public collections including: The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery and the Art Gallery of Ballarat.