Harrie Fasher

b. 1977

Harrie Fasher is a highly skilled and poignant sculptor that produces large-scale works that embody tension and movement. Since graduating from the National Art School in 2010, Fasher has been a finalist in important art awards such as Sculpture by the Sea in both Bondi and Cottesloe and most recently the 2020 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize. She has gone on to receive several awards and scholarships with the most recent being the Helen Lempriere Scholarship in 2017 and Sculpture by the Sea’s Rio Tinto Award at Cottesloe in 2018, as well as artist residencies in Iceland, France and Bathurst, NSW.

In 2017, Fasher travelled with a group of 12 artists to the Western Front, which resulted in the regional touring exhibition Salient: Contemporary Artists at the Western Front. Fasher has exhibited extensively over the last ten years, and has work in private and public collections overseas and in Australia, including the National Museum of Australia and both Bathurst and Orange Regional Art Galleries.

In 2020, Fasher set up a new base in Portland, regional NSW, realising a long held dream to establish a world class workshop space and to create a foundry of her own. The Portland Foundry was launched in 2020, along with The Portland Workshops, offering creative opportunities for artists, makers and local audiences.

In Blog

Sue Anderson, Geoffrey Bartlett, Jock Clutterbuck, Harrie Fasher, Graham Fransella and Michael Le Grand – 2021 Deakin University Small Sculpture Award

Image above: Sue Anderson  Back beach dune  2021  hand built raku ceramic vessel  49 x 20 x 20 cm Congratulations …

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Finalists in the 2020 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize

Above image: Janet Luxton, Suffolk Sheep, 2018, oil on Belgian linen, 130 x 110cm A huge congratulations to Maryanne Coutts, Harrie Fasher, …

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Artists Announced – Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2020

Image: Peter Lundberg, Return to Sea (2013), bronze, edition 1/2 22 October – 8 November 2020 Sculpture by the Sea returns to the Bondi …

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Geoffrey Bartlett – Newhaven Public Art Commission

We are delighted to share these images from Geoffrey Bartlett with his recently installed sculpture, Alpha, for the Newhaven Public …

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Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider – Tarrawarra Museum of Art

Image above: Sidney Nolan  The Myth Rider  1958-59  polyvinyl acetate on composition board  122 x 152 cm (Copyright the Trustees …

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Jeffrey Smart – National Gallery of Australia

Image above: Jeffrey Smart  Labyrinth  2011  oil on canvas  100 x 100 cm The National Gallery of Australia is today …

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For the Love of Trees – Burrinja’s creative response to the devastating June storm event

Image above: Mary Tonkin  After, Kalorama  2021  oil on linen  183 x 320 cm We are delighted to share this …

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Angus Fisher – Winner of the Hawkesbury Art Prize 2021

Image: Angus Fisher with winning work Carrion #3 at the Hawkesbury Art Prize 2021 A huge congratulations for Angus Fisher who …

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Dianne Fogwell – Artist of the Year, 31st Annual ACT Arts Awards

Image credit: Holly Treadaway Congratulations to printmaker, Dianne Fogwell, who has been announced as Artist of the Year at the …

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Martin King – Finalist in the 2021 Grace Cossington Smith Art Award

Image above: Martin King  Hoodwinks and lyres, the moment  2019  graphite and watercolour on drafting film and paper  110 x …

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August Carpenter – Artist Profile Feature

Image above: August Carpenter  The Actions of Storms; sleep movements  2021  monotype on 250gsm Velin Arches paper  120 x 80 …

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Michael Le Grand – Winner 2021 Deakin University Small Sculpture Award

Image above: Michael Le Grand  Transit  2021  painted steel  12 x 22 x 13 cm Congratulations to Michael Le Grand …

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En Plein Air at Tower Hill

The Warrnambool Art Gallery (WAG) will celebrate the early days of summer this year and invite you to the Wallawar …

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