Winsome Jobling

Darwin based artist Winsome Jobling works primarily with handmade paper and experimental printmaking as well as sculpture and drawing. She uses many local plants to make her paper such as Spear Grass, Banyan Fig and the declared weed Gamba Grass. Her work is a haptic collaboration with the natural world and a response to our impact on it. Recent works explore the impacts of bushfires and climate change on the Top End Savannah.

She has exhibited regularly in Darwin and in 2016 the Museum & Art Gallery of the NT held the survey show Winsome Jobling; the Nature of Paper.

Jobling was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study papermaking in the USA in 2008 and maintains links with International practitioners through conferences, residencies and exhibitions. The most recent Residency was in 2019 at the Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland, Ohio.

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2021

In Blog

Winsome Jobling – Artist Feature

Image above: Winsome Jobling  Listen  2021  handmade papers with ochres and stitching  55 cm x 48 cm Darwin-based artist Winsome …

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National Works on Paper – Finalists Announced

Image above: Martin King  unnatural history  N.D  graphite on drafting film, watercolour on paper  125cm x 185cm Congratulations to David Frazer, Winsome Jobling, …

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Martin King – Splash: McClelland Contemporary Watercolour Award

Martin King  sometimes the blind must lead the blind  2021  watercolour on drafting film and paper  119 x 178 cm Congratulations to Martin King who …

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