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Researcher: Smith, PG (Mrs Penny Smith)

Fields of Research

Interaction and experience design
Fine arts
Visual cultures
Literature in Spanish and Portuguese
Flexible manufacturing systems
Visual arts
Performance art
Design history, theory and criticism
Design management
Other built environment and design
Consumption and everyday life
CAD/CAM systems
Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas

Research Objectives

The creative arts
Ceramics, glass and industrial mineral products
Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies
Other manufacturing
Other construction
Organised sports
Residential construction design
Clay products
Cement products and concrete materials
Wood sawing and veneer
Structural glass and glass products
Machinery and equipment
Citizenship and national identity
Expanding knowledge in psychology

Career Best Publications

Consuming Passions: The work of Takeshi Yasuda; Ceramics: Art and Perception
Marks of Civilisation; Ceramics: Art and Perception
Topographical Fictions

Research Publications

18TH Biennial Craft Event
Designers Inc.
New Works
Newcastle Ceramic Purchase Award
Place Settings
A Signature Range; Ceramics Technical
Alice at the Allport; Ceramics: Art and Perception
Angela Valamanesh: About being there (book review)
Ceramic Tableware
Consuming Passions: The work of Takeshi Yasuda; Ceramics: Art and Perception
Convergence - View from the Edge; SOFA Chicago
Convergence: Crossing the Divide
Elliptical Vases
Fast Production in the Studio; Ceramics TECHNICAL
Frank Lloyd Gallery: Modern and Contemporary Ceramic Art; Ceramics: Art and Perception
Funerary Urns (Limited Edition)
IAC Anniversary Members Show
Less is more
Liffey Falls Public Art Work
Lightworks II: Recent work by Penny Smith
Limited Editions; Ceramics Technical
Marks of Civilisation; Ceramics: Art and Perception
Mutant Hybrids
Perceptions of Perfection; Ceramics: Art and Perception
Petalody Suite: 2010 City of Hobart Art Prize
Playing with fire: Yuri's kiln
Primary Pavers; Ceramics Technical
See the Light
Spring Fever; The Journal of Australian Ceramics
Sweet White Lies
Tasmanian Art and Fine Art Exhibition
The Ceramic Research Unit, Centre for the Arts, Hobart; Ceramics Technical
Topographical Fictions
Tripping the Light Fantastic: When Art and Science Converge
Variations sur le vase
Wapping 'History Wall'
Whitegold: William Cookworthy Celebrations; Ceramics: Art and Perception
Working Fire
Wunderkammer '02

Research Projects

'Storm in a tea cup'. A limited edition of collectors' tea-cups and saucers to be designed by professional artists working in the Universities of Tas...; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Exploration of ceramic transfers for earthen-ware flatware for the table to produce a flexible decorative design system; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Exploration of translucent properties in timber veneers and slip cast ceramic forms to experiment with feature lighting; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Fast, Flexible, Production System for Ceramic Craft Based Industry; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Feature lighting, exploring translucent properties of timber veneers and ceramic materials; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Flexible Production System for Architectural Panels; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Furnitecture - The Development of a Modular Domestic Kit Building System that Integrates the Combined Structural efficiencies of Furniture with Architecture; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Furnitecture: The Development Of A Modular Domestic Kit Building System That Integrates The Combined Structural Efficiencies Of Furniture With Architecture; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Preparation for a 1997 Collaborative application for 1998; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Production system for decorative ceramic ware; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Production system for decorative ceramics; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Production systems for small scale ceramic industries; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Colonial Art & Craft "Exploring the Feminine response to the Tasmanian landscape through Colonial Arts & Crafts"
Examining relationships between rescaled visions with urban realities