YESTERDAY'S FAVOURITE

Main Gallery
16 June – 28 July 2018

Yesterday’s Favourite honours the two decades of making that have made Pru Morrison one of our community’s most skilled studio potters. With strong technical ability and her trademark wit, Pru comments on Australian politics, history and familiar national identities. Her shrewd observations are balanced with humour, as well as an innate empathy for society’s most marginalised people.

Caricatures of our most recognisable politicians and the divisive events they have governed are interspersed with Pru’s personal musings on race, sexuality and gender stereotypes. Treating her clay surfaces as canvasses to tell these stories, her work is instantly recognisable - full of words, colour and Pru’s impeccable ceramic casts of amusing faces and limbs.

Image: Pru Morrison, Donkey Pollies (detail), 2007-13, underglaze, terra sigillata and slip casting.






OTHER PRIOR EXHIBITIONS

JUMAADI: HOUSE OF SHADOW
JUMAADI: HOUSE OF SHADOW

Main Gallery and Small Object Space
16 November 2019 – 8 February 2020
indigenous, fashion, fashion, queensland, australian fashion, Hopevale, exhibition, craft and design,  artisan queensland, @artisanqld, Lydia Pearson,   collaboration, QUT, Wubuul Buii
WUBUUL BUII

Main Gallery
21 September - 9 November
indigenous jewellery, emily beckley, susueri, cast jewellery, Horn Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Meriam Mir, Kala Lagaw Ya
EMILY BECKLEY: SUSUERI

Small Object Space
21 September - 9 November