Curriculum Vitae (Sandra) Janine Combes


2014 Digital Ready: Department of Economic Development, Tasmania, Online Marketing mentorship

2014 Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School, Florence, Italy: Intensive Course

2013 University of Tasmania: Body Adornment Summer School

2012 University of Tasmania: Contemporary Art Jewellery Summer School

2009 Lucrative Arts Business Course, Salamanca Arts Centre

1991-1992 TAFE Tasmania Diploma of Art, Craft and Design Course (Jewellery): selected subjects

1982 Bachelor of Social Administration, Flinders University

1980 Bachelor of Arts, University of Tasmania

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Head in the Clouds: Handmark Gallery, Hobart

2017 The Flower Lady- ten decades, The Old Distillery Gallery, Art Farm, Tasmania

2014 Physis+Nature=Essence: Handmark Gallery, Hobart

2011 The Lightbox Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre

2010 Deal Island Textures, Off Centre Gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart

2010 Feature Artist, Art at the Point Gallery, Bruny Island


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Inscription and Place- a poetic exploration of place, family and objects, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

2015 Serial Exchange, Loop Project Art Space, Melbourne, Radiant Pavilion Contemporary Jewellery and Object Trail

2015 Contemporary Wearables, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia

2015 Australian Contemporary Silver and Metalwork Award exhibition, Castlemaine Art Gallery, Castlemaine, Australia

2015 Exquisite, Henry Jones Art Hotel Hobart and the Schoolhouse Gallery, Hobart

2013 Pushing the Boundaries (15 Tasmanian Contemporary Jewellery Designers), Rosny Schoolhouse Gallery, Hobart

2013 Pickled, Tasmanian artists working in metals, Brave Art Gallery, Longford, Tasmania

2013 Designed Made, exhibition of Tasmanian Design, Mawson Pavilion, Hobart held as part of Ten Days on the Island

2012 Bruny Island Artists at Gallery Parnella, St Helens, Tasmania

2010 Design Showcase, Sustainable Living Expo, Hobart

2010 A Winter’s Ring: Cube Art and Design, Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania.

Awards, grants and residencies 

2018 Dombrovskis Wilderness Residency, Maria Island, Arts Tasmania Residencies

2016 Muong Studio North Vietnam 

2015 Arts Tasmania, Individual Artists Grant 

2012 An artwork was selected as the gift for the Duchess of Cornwall from the people of Tasmania.