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Alison McDonald

Alison McDonald’s practice is based in Townsville. She creates artworks that explore and inspire social change by combining her passions of environment and recycling. Her chosen media ranges in size from epic sculpture to microscopic jewellery. Her work is shown in national and international exhibitions, including Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Strand Ephemera’s (2015 winner). Her artwork is in collections of Royal North Shore Hospital, Visy Education Centre, Perc Tucker Gallery, TCC’s-Integrated Sustainability, Catholic Education, CQ University, Energy Super, Monterey Bay Aquarium, California and Stadiums Queensland. McDonald completed her BVA (Hons) from JCU, then a Master of Art in Public Space at RMIT. She has also been artist in residence at Aberystwyth, Wales with an Arts Qld Career Development Grant and twice to RedGate, Beijing. McDonald taught Sculpture at James Cook University and TAFE North Qld. She recently toured solo exhibition Wanton, Wild & Unimagined to 13 galleries around Australia.