About me

I am a Brisbane-based artist that explores personal memories and experiences of the everyday. I am particularly interested in how repetitive actions are an integral component of the everyday, the generation of knowledge, identity and heritage. As a scientist I have observed that my own physical actions via repetitive experimentation inform my thinking. I employ a variety of techniques and media which include drawing, printing, sculpture and video.


Throughout her childhood Jeanette was constantly surrounded by a wide variety of traditional crafts, such as sewing and needlecraft that both her mother and grandmother introduced to her. She often references these craft techniques and materials in her artwork. Jeanette also works as a research scientist at the University of Queensland, which additionally has a considerable influence on her art. She has had the opportunity to live in both the US and the UK during her career as a scientist. She has just completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Queensland College of Art, Brisbane.


2017– Graduate Diploma in Education, Queensland University of Technology

2016– Bachelor of Fine Arts, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University

2013–  Diploma of Visual Arts, Southbank Institute of Technology

2002– Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry), University of Queensland

1996– Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Queensland

Solo Exhibition

2017– Mutagenesis; Artisan (Ivory St Window), Fortitude Valley

Group Exhibitions

2017- Open House, 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial; Tamworth Regional Gallery, Tamworth

2017– Interiors; Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Woolloongabba

2017– Curios?; Queensland Museum, South Brisbane

2017– Quadrat; POP Gallery, Woolloongabba

2016– Sculpture 16; Queensland College of Art Graduate Exhibition, Southbank

2016– Art meets Science Exhibition; Ecosciences Precinct, Dutton Park

2014–  transfer: Prints and works on paper; Show Arts Gallery, South Brisbane

2013–  Zenith 150: Southbank Institute of Technology Graduating Exhibition

2013-  Geelong Embroiderers Guild Exhibition; Vines Road Community Centre

2010-  Cross Media Explorations; Southbank Institute of Technology Exhibition space


2015– Queensland Embroiderer’s Guild

2014– Victorian Embroiderer’s Guild


2018– House Conspiracy: Cycle 14, West End, Brisbane

2017– Artist in Residence: TRACE 2017 Biennial, West End, Brisbane

2016– Artist in Residence Science Program (AIRS), Department Science, Information Technology and Innovation


2015– Drawing International Brisbane 2015


Tamworth Regional Gallery





3 Comments Add yours

  1. csscott says:

    Really like your blog Jeanette, an inspiration.

  2. Jimmy Trinket says:

    Nice work JS. Your taste in Illustrators is fantastic! =)

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