Curriculum Vitae, Elizabeth Kelly

Born 1960, Adelaide, South Australia

Education and Training

1997 Master of Visual Art, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, NSW

1991 Bachelor of Art (Visual), Institute of the Arts, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT

1987 Glass Workshop Trainee, Jam Factory Workshops, Adelaide, SA


2003 - current Studio Tangerine (coloured glass and sculpture), Wallaroo, NSW   

1997 - 2000 Head, Glass Studio, JamFactory Contemporary Craft & Design, Adelaide, SA

1993 - 97 Lecturer, Glass Studio, Sydney College of the Arts, the University of Sydney, NSW

1993 Research Assistant in coloured glass, Glass Studio, Sydney College of the Arts, the University of Sydney, NSW

1992 Demonstrator, Glass Studio, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, NSW

Professional Development

2015 Artist in Residence,Glazen Huis Artist in Residence, Lommel, Belgium

2011 The Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship, Singapore, UK, Netherlands, France, USA, Mexico, New Zealand

2008 Seto City International Ceramics and Glass Centre, Artist in Residence, Seto, Japan  

2002 Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship, Wheaton Village, New Jersey, USA  

2001 New York School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture Drawing marathon,  New York, USA  

2000 - 2001 Research tour through USA, Canada and Japan

1998 Master Glass Blower, Leerdam Summer School, Leerdam, Netherlands


ACT Legislative Assembly Art Collection, ACT

American Museum of Glass, New Jersey, USA

Artbank, Sydney, NSW

Australian National University Collection, Canberra, ACT

JamFactory, Adelaide, SA

Lommel City Hall Collection, Belgium

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT

Parliament House Collection, Canberra, ACT

Seto City Art Museum, Seto, Japan

Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, NSW

Private Collections, Australia and USA


2017 Daramalan College, Dempsey Building, Heart of the Celestial Body window suite, Cosmos Wall and south wall signage

2014 Cast glass elements for Centenary Column by Geoff Farquar-Still, Capital Hill, Canberra, ACT

2013 Australian Centre on China in the World, Board room and Director's Office feature windows, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT

2012 Daramalan College, Sharpe Building, Sacred Heart Window Canberra, ACT with Paul Barnett Design Group (PBDG)

2011 St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Early Learning Centre, Holy Trinity Window, and Library Kernals of Wisdom Window, ACT with PBDG

St Mary's School, Foyer feature window, Young, NSW with PBDG

2010 Orana School Overture Hall Glass Feature tiles, ACT with PBDG

2009 St Thomas the Apostle Primary School, Foyer Feature Glass, ACT with PBDG