DETAIL: Toots ZYNSKY 'Pennellata' 2004, 'Filet de Verre' fused and thermoformed colour glass threads
Bern EMMERICHS | The overseer

Australia 1961
The overseer
plate 2003
Glazed earthenware
Underglaze painted decoration
8.0 (h) x 42.0 (w) x 55.0 (d) cm
NGA 2005.59

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
born Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1961


1980  Foundation Year Art, Prahran College of Advanced Education, Melbourne, VIC
1982  Diploma of Fine Art, Phillip Institute of Technology, Melbourne, VIC

Selected group exhibitions since 1995

Delinquent angel: Australian historical, Aboriginal and contemporary ceramics, Shepparton Art Gallery for tour to Museo Internationale delle Ceramiche, Faenza, Italy, 1995; Bern + Gerhard Emmerichs: ceramic, glass and design, Craft Victoria, Melbourne, VIC, 1995; Sidney Myer Fund: Australia Day Ceramics Award, Shepparton Art Gallery, VIC, 1996, 1997, 1999; SOFA Chicago, IL, USA, 1996, 2003; Australien: Keramische Kunst der Gegenwart, Galerie Marianne Heller, Heidelberg, Germany, 2000; Transformacion/Verwanglung, Galleria L’Unico, Palma De Mallorca, Spain, 2001; Zwischenstation Heimat, Ordenmuseum Abtei Kamp, Germany, 2001; Manu Factum, Niederrheinisches Museum für Volkskunde und Kulturgeschichte, Kevelaer, Germany, 2001; A baroque Christmas: 15th annual Christmas exhibition, Despard Gallery, Hobart, TAS, 2002; Masters exhibition, Skepsi on Swanston Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, 2004

Public collections

Australia Artbank Collection, Sydney, NSW; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA; Kyneton Collection, Kyneton Town Hall, VIC; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD; Shepparton Art Gallery, VIC; Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, TAS

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