Amber Koroluk-Stephenson is a visual artist whose practice draws on the intersections between natural and built environments to explore complexities surrounding Australian identity and landscape, structures of facade, and paradoxes of taming or staging the landscape. Working across painting, sculpture and collage, her work plays on the contrasts between natural and artificial, interior and exterior, the familiar and strange to fulfil the human desire to connect with nature and make visible what is out of sight.
Since graduating from the Tasmanian School of Art with a BFA (Honours) in 2010, Amber has held numerous solo and group exhibitions. Recent solo exhibitions include Breaking Horizons, Bett Gallery (2020), Middleground, Bett Gallery (2018), Shadows on the Wall, Anna Pappas Gallery (2017), and Homeland, Devonport Regional Gallery (2017). Amber has participated in numerous group shows including Dream Sequence, Kings ARI (2020), Suburbia, Cement Fondu (2018), Wild: flora and fauna in Australian art, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery (2018), Glover in Arcadia, Rosny Barn (2017) and Ken Urban, Contemporary Art Tasmania (2015).
Amber has also been selected for a number of Australian prizes including The Churchie National Emerging Artist Prize, Tidal National Art Award, Redlands Art Award, Albany Art Prize, Portia Geach Memorial Award, Ravenswood Art Prize and Glover Prize. She has received several grants and awards for her practice, including an Australia Council ArtStart Grant, NAVA Australian Artists’ Grant and Arts Tasmania ArtsBridge and Individuals Grants, and has received numerous studio residencies including Contemporary Art Tasmania, Glover Country, Deddington, and Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.