Elisa Jane Carmichael (NGUGI/QUANDAMOOKA/AU)
Elisa Jane Carmichael
Born 1987, Brisbane, Australia
Lives and works Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) and Meanjin (Brisbane)
Elisa Jane Carmichael is a multidisciplinary artist who honours her saltwater heritage through materials collected from Country (Minjerribah/North Stradbroke Island), embracing traditional techniques and contemporary adaptations through painting, weaving, and textiles. Elisa is a descendant of the Ngugi people, one of traditional custodians of Quandamooka. Elisa has a Bachelor of Fine Arts, QCA, Griffith University and a Master of Fine Arts, QUT. Recent group exhibitions include: Tarra Warra Biennial 2023; Busan Biennale 2022; Primavera 2021 (MCA); Naadohbii: To Draw Water, (Museum of Melbourne) and Winnipeg Art Gallery (Canada); Tarnanthi 2020 (AGSA) and Women’s Wealth Project, APT9 at QAGOMA in 2018.