Curriculum Vitae – Mary van den Broek - 2014
Bachelor Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) 1979
Honours Fine Art (Sculpture) Ballarat University, 2009
Residency at Imagine Gallery Beijing Feb/March 2011
Master of fine Art (Sculpture) RMIT Melbourne will be completed 2014
Mary has 20 years experience in Occupational Therapy and has been pursuing Sculpture for last 13 years, making and exhibiting work in solo and group exhibitions. She won the emerging artist prize at the Melbourne Flower and Garden Show in 2009 and the Dalchem prize in 2012 at the Annual Awards of the Victorian Sculpture Society at Yarra Sculpture Gallery.
Her public art commissions include St John of God Hospital, and Ballarat Health Services and her work can be viewed at www.marysculptor.com.au
Focus around play, numbers and communicating without language is often a subject for exploration in my works. By working towards playing together in our world we can achieve more than in isolation and fear of other.