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Collection: Gillian Hodes Ceramics


Gillian Hodes was born in Zvishavane, a small rural town in Zimbabwe.  She grew up immersed in the African bush, surrounded by Shona sculpture and African art.  Her schooling in Harare, Zimbabwe was followed by University in Cape Town, South Africa.

In 1999, she emigrated to Sydney, Australia with her family. She left the corporate world a few years ago in pursuit of the life of an artist, studying both sculpture at the National Art School and ceramics at Northern Beaches TAFE.

Gillian has exhibited widely across Sydney, New South Wales regional galleries and interstate.

She has been the recipient of many awards including, most recently, second prize in Wallenberg Portrait Competition 2020 (for a sculpture) and the  Studio Artist at Australian Design Centre, for the Australian Ceramics Open Studios (ACOS) in 2018.

 Photos | COTA