JOHANNA DEMAINE(Cert teach, B. Ed, B.A, Grad Dip Vis Arts, MFA, Churchill Fellow 2001)

1948 Born Rotterdam, Holland

1954 Emigrated with parents to Australia

1973-75 Travelled S.E. Asia and settled in UK

1975 Returned to Australia

2017-2022 living between Australia and Japan


2001-2022 Continuous self development adding the use of digital design, sand etching and the plotter cutter to skill set.

2001 Twelve week research project in Europe and UK as a Churchill Fellow

1997-98 B. A Computer Based Art & Design: USC, Sunshine Coast

1996 B. Ed: QUT, Brisbane

1994-95 MFA: QUT, Brisbane

1992-93 Grad Dip Vis Arts: Monash University: Gippsland

1974-75 “A” level Art and Design, Ceramics: UK

1966-67 Certificate of Teaching, Secondary: QUT, Brisbane


2016 4 weeks residency, Kouraku Kiln, Arita, Kyushu, Japan

2013 Workshop/demonstration Vic Greenaway

2010 4 week Summer school Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute to study overglaze enamelling

2008 Residency SanBao Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, PR China

1995-011 Master Classes: Paul Davis, Ted Secombe, Mathius Ostermann, Bob Connery, Jack Doherty, Peter Beard

1995 Master Classes: Alan Watt, Hiroe Swen, Jeff Mincham, Tom Coleman (USA), Greg Daly, Robin Hopper (Canada)

1990 Master Class: Byron Temple (USA)

1981 Master Class: Robin Hopper (Canada)

1975-81 Certificate, Flying Art School, Qld


2022 Small workshop demonstrator, Clay Gulgong

2018 Small workshop demonstrator, Clay Gulgong

2016-2017 Assessor RADF program, Sunshine Coast RegionalCouncil

2017 Tutor overglaze decorating workshop Arita, Kyushu

2012-2020 Numerous Masterclasses in Overglaze decorating conducted at home studio.

2012 Demonstrator, The Australian Ceramics Triennale, Adelaide

2010 Presenter, Woodford Folk Festival

2009 Demonstrator, The Australian Ceramics Triennale Sydney

2006 Panellist and demonstrator, Verge, National Ceramic Conference, Brisbane

2003 Presented paper on Overglaze, Ignition, National Ceramic Conference, Bendigo

2001 3 months research in Europe and UK as a Churchill Fellow.

1999 Presented paper, Edge, National Ceramic Conference, Perth

1996 Presented paper, National Ceramic Conference, Canberra

1990 Member of Accreditation Committee, Bureau of Employment, Vocational and Further Education and Training

1989 Committee member for planning of 6th National Ceramics Conference, Brisbane

1988 Present paper on Salt glazing, National Ceramics Conference, Sydney,

1988 Member Curriculum Committee for Certificate of Ceramics, TAFE, Qld

1983-87 Board Member, Crafts Council, Qld


1971-Present self employed studio potter

1997-13 Numerous workshops for groups.

1997 Sessional lecturer Ceramics, USC, Sunshine Coast

1997 Visiting Artist, Landsborough State School,

1997 Various workshops throughout Qld

1996 Integration of Clay, Asian and Environmental Studies: Nambour State, School,

1996 Consultancy in Asian Awareness studies, Noosa SHS

1995 Consultancy for Advanced Ceramics Unit, Uniquest UQ

1985-87 Ceramics Consultant, Brisbane College of Advanced Education, QUT

1984-86 Tutor for Flying Art School, Brisbane College of Advanced Education

1981 Established existing workshop and gallery at Landsborough

1976-77 Established workshop at Calliope

1968-71 High School Teacher.

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