Carolanne Wasley is an Artist/ Designer who has worked in many different disciplines including commercial pottery, lead lighting, painting and jewellery.
She studied for four years at the South Australian School of Art, specializing in ceramics under Milton Moon, and established three production potteries using salt glaze and wood fire techniques. Further training with Cedar Prest led to employment as a lead lighter at her Kensington studio.
Carolanne studied photography, painting, drawing and silversmithing at O’Halloran Hill College. She then did post graduate study in painting, drawing and sculpture, at Yale University, Connecticut, U.S.A.
She has worked as an Artist coordinator for community art projects and as an adult Art and Craft educator and has had four artist residencies. P> Her inspiration is the Australian landscape in all its diversity and she has gone from its interpretation as a realist painter to that of expressive abstraction. Her work has been exhibited and awarded prizes and is held in many private and public collections nationally and internationally. Her current practice is the designing and construction of jewellery which she exhibits locally and interstate.