Antonia Aitken

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Artist Antonia Aitken is a Canberra-based visual artist and arts facilitator. Antonia is an honours graduate of the Australian National University School of Art where she majored in printmaking and drawing.  Antonia’s environment-based practice has found her making and exhibiting locally and throughout regional Australia. Antonia has been awarded several residencies including a Bathurst Regional Gallery Hill End Artist-in-Residence (2008) and is soon to undertake a Bundanon Trust Artist-in-Residence.Antonia has worked extensively with young people locally and remotely, teaching art and drama for various community organisations and national art institutions  including Canberra Youth Theatre Company, Tuggeranong Arts Centre, M16artspace, Bathurst Regional Gallery, the NGA and Megalo Print Studio and Gallery, where she is currently the Press Studio manager. In early 2009 Antonia taught first year printmaking at the ANU School of Art and travelled to the NT where she taught printmaking to remote indigenous communities.

Mentoring and inspiring young emerging artists

Major Partners and Sponsors

  • Australian National University
  • The Street Theatre
  • Molonglo Group
  • Mundango Charitable Trust
  • Canberra Grammar School
  • Coordinate Agency