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First Nations artist Jenna Lee appointed to Craft Victoria Board

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In 2020 Lee was the recipient of the Wandjuk Marika 3D Memorial Award at the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA), a finalist Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize, National Works on Paper Prize and as well as The Libris Artist Book Prize and 15 Artist Prize.She has been a finalist in the prestigious John Fries Award for emerging and early career artists, National Works on Paper Prize, Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize, Blacktown Art Prize, 15 Artist Prize and the KWM Contemporary First Nations Art Award.In 2018 Jenna was a finalist in the 35th NATSIAA, a finalist in the 2018 Blacktown Art Prize, as well as winning the tertiary category in the Libris Artist Book Prize for her the loose-leaf artist book ‘A Plant in the Wrong Place’.Lee has received national acclaim for her work as the recipient of the Wandjuk Marika 3D Memorial Award at the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA), the Australia Council’s Young and Emerging Dreaming Award, presented at the National Indigenous Arts Awards and Libris Artist Book Prize.

- Craft Victoria announced the appointment of experienced First Nations artist Jenna Lee to the Board as a Craft Industry Professional non-Executive Director.Craft Victoria Chair, Katrina Raymond, said Ms Lee brings a unique industry professional maker perspective which will be invaluable in supporting strategic planning and in helping the organisation to assist our Members in building professional and sustainable craft careers.

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