Mavis Ganambarr and Koskela
Mavis Warrngilna Ganambarr is one of Australia’s leading fibre artists. After being taught fibre art by her grandmother at 19, she has spent years experimenting and creating new styles of weaving. She was a finalist in the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards in 2010.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Koskela is a Sydney-based furniture design business founded in 2000. Koskela designs are made in Australia and over 75% of Koskela products are independently certified as being environmentally innovative. Koskela has exhibited in Tokyo Designers Block and the Mika table was the winner of the product category in 2010 IDEA awards. Yuta Badayala was the runner-up in the 2010 IDEA awards environment category.
2010 Yuta Badayala (In a New Light), Object Gallery, Sydney, and Artisan Gallery, Brisbane