Karen Steenbergen Curriculum Vitae

Karen Steenbergen Ceramics

Karen Steenbergen

Ceramic Artist – Curriculum Vitae

Torquay, Victoria, 3228

Instagram: @karensteenbergen_ceramics

Facebook Pages:
1. Karen Steenbergen Ceramics
2. Pottery Classes in Melbourne’s West & Surf Coast

Email: info@karensteenbergen.au

Mobile: +61 417 539343


2022"Elements" The Hive Gallery, Ocean Grove.
2019'Silos of Sand' The Hive Gallery, Ocean Grove, Arts Trail.
2019“Milk Shed” & “Nordic Blue”, The Hive Ocean Grove
2019“Fired Earth”, Surf Coast Art Space, Anglesea
2018“Staging Clay”, Surf Coast Art Space, Anglesea
2018“Opening Doors”, tutors exhibition, Sunshine Art Spaces Gallery.
2018“Jan Juc’”, Torquay visitors centre, selected exhibition.
2016“Clayground”: Melbourne Ceramic Network, 7 Albert St, Richmond
2016“My Space”, Hobsons Bay Arts Society, 5X7, Louis Joel Community Centre
2015“Antique Books”. Selected by Office of Mayor, Hobsons Bay City Council
2014"Nana Maries Cairn”, New Leaf Café, Woods St Newport.
2014“Nana Maries Cairn”, Art in Public Places, Safade, Nth Williamstown
2013“Convergence”, Emerging Ceramic Artists, Carbon Black Gallery, High Street Prahran.
2013“Antique Words”, “Decal Exhibition: Ceramics Victoria, Whitehorse Artspace, Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill
2013“Poppies”, ‘Art in Public Places’, Hobson’s Bay City Council
Gallery: Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre, Altona
2012“Flotsam and Jetsam”, Art in Public Places’, Hobson’s Bay City Council. Business: Poppi and Pippa, Ferguson St, Williamstown
2010“Books”, Art in Public Places, Hobson’s Bay City Council
Business: Book and Paper, Ferguson St, Williamstown
2009“Anticipation”, PAN Gallery, Northcote Pottery
2009Weston Street, Brunswick, Melbourne Victoria

Ceramic Artist Employment

2019Project Coordinator: Community Mural Silo: IPC Health Wyndham Vale
2018/19Aboriginal Elders workshops, Hobsons Bay Council.
2018/19Covenant College, workshops Year 9 students, Geelong
2018Hosted and supported Tortus-Copenhagen workshops for International artist, Eric Landon at kARsT studio, Melbourne.
2017 – CurrentCommunity Arts Project consultant. Aboriginal Elders mural, IPC Health, Wyndham Vale, Melbourne
2014 –CurrentHunt Club Community Arts Centre, Pottery Tutor and Studio Coordinator, contracted as kARsT Ceramics, Adults and Children classes, Brimbank City Council. Deer Park, Melbourne.
2014 - CurrentOngoing Ceramic kiln consultant and Adult ceramic workshops for participants of MIND Australia, Williamstown and Werribee sites,
2013 – CurrentkARsT Ceramics: business management and facilitation of Children’s and Adults Pottery Classes, wheel throwing and handbuilding, from beginners to advanced students at Woods Street Arts Space, Laverton, Melbourne, Hobsons Bay City Council arts space and in kARsT ceramics studio, Torquay.
2009Clay Skills workshop, ceramic mural creation, Beaconhills College, Berwick,
Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Primary School students,

Ceramic Residency

2018/2019Guldagergaard, International Ceramic Centre, Denmark. Selected.


2018Master ClassTim Clarkson
2017Master ClassTortus-Copenhagen, Eric Landon, 6 day wheel throwing
2015Master ClassIrianna Kanellopoulou, mould making
2014Master ClassesPeter Pilven, wheel throwing
Susan Robey paperclay handbuildling
David Pottinger, Nerikomi part 2
2013Master ClassesGreg Daly, Glazing
David Pottinger, Nerikomi
2013- 2016Diploma of Ceramics, Holmesglen TAFE, Chadstone, Melbourne, Victoria.
2010Certificate IV in Training and Assessment


Australian and International Private Collections; Australia, Germany, The Netherlands, Denmark.

Professional Memberships and Public Liability

Australian Ceramics Association

Volunteer Positions

2019Surf Coast Art Space Committee of Management – Treasurer
2019Surf Coast Arts – Committee Member
2019Anglesea Art House - Committee of Management - Member

Articles in Surf Coast Times 2018/2019

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