Sharyn Wortman FRSA

Sharyn Wortman FRSA

London, United Kingdom

About Sharyn Wortman FRSA

Born in Melbourne, Australia Sharyn completed an Honours Degree in Visual Communication at Melbourne University in 1991.

She then worked as an Art Director in Advertising for the next 10 years before launching her own luxury tea brand that won numerous food and design awards worldwide. (www.todaywasfun.com)

She has recently retuned to London after living in Hong Kong for 4 years. During her time there she completed a full time degree at Hong Kong Art School/RMIT majoring in Ceramics.

"Everything I do has to be conceptually sound. the starting point is the idea, the medium follows."

Education

2019 - BA Fine Arts (Ceramics)
Hong Kong Art School in association with RMIT University

2016 - HNC Ceramics program at Richmond College of Arts, United Kingdom

1991 BA HONS Visual Communication Degree - Melbourne University, RMIT Melbourne

Events

2020 - Shortlisted for the Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize

2020 - Hart Haus Studio Grant Award

2019 RMIT University Vice-Chancellor’s List for Academic Excellence in 2019

2016 Shortlisted for the V&A Inspired By competition for "Hong Cong"

January 2008 You Magazine – Mail on Sunday UK
named as one of the top 20 "Women at the top of the eco tree."

November 2007 nominated in The Observer as one of the The Future 500 Rising Stars

2006 Launched the UK's first Carbon Neutral Food and Drink product - Best New Organic Food Product/ Silver award Organic Food UK/ winner of Green Awards for Creativity in Sustainability

Exhibitions

2020 "Twenty/Twenty" - Graduate show, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong.

2019 "MOOT Point" Group Show, ACO - Art Culture Outreach, Hong Kong

2018 Global Drawing Studio (curated by Greg Creek), Building 1 Space, RMIT University, Melbourne.

2018 "Beyond One Kilo" Group Show at Unit Gallery JCCAC Hong Kong

2017 "Museum for Lost Public Notices" Group show - GEORGE PATON GALLERY, Melbourne University

2016 "V&A Inspired By" Morley Gallery London

2010 Art for Youth 2010 - Royal College of Art London

2009 Courvoisier The Future 500 Art Show- Future Gallery, London

2007 THE AFFORDABLE ART FAIR - London

2007 HEIRS OF WHISTLER- Sloane Square, London

2007 LONDON ART FAIR

2006 FEHUART, London

2005 Society of Landscape Painters, Mall Galleries, London

2005 ART 26 Westbourne Studios, London

2003 Solo show - Landscape Dreaming, Burgh House, London