Fleur Schell is an internationally acclaimed artist who lives and works in Perth, Western Australia. As a professional ceramic artist, Fleur references her immediate surroundings and is constantly inspired by the joy and magic found in the lives of her two children. Raised on a farm on the Wheat Belt of Western Australia, Fleur moved to Perth to attend school with a keen focus on Applied Arts. In 1993 she received a Diploma of Ceramic Art and Design at the Western Australian School Of Art and Design. 1996 saw her graduate from Curtin University in Western Australia with a Degree in Visual Art and in 1997 she achieved First Class Honours in ceramics at the Hobart School of Art in Tasmania.
Fleur has presented as a master at Gulgong in New South Wales, Australia and demonstrated at The Australian National Ceramics Conference. Fleur has presented at Universities and Art Colleges throughout Australia including The Australian National University in Canberra, The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, The Jam Factory in Adelaide and the Arts Academy of The University of Ballarat. She has demonstrated at conferences in Bendigo Victoria and on The Sunshine coast in Queensland. Fleur was the Artists in Residence at The Alberta College of Art and Design. She has presented at The University of Manitoba, Red Dear College in Alberta and The Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver. She has also done residencies at Jingdezhen Sculpture factory in Jingdezhen China and Fiskars Village in Finland.
Fleur exhibits extensively throughout Australia and internationally, including Kerrie Lowe Gallery and Cudgegong Gallery in NSW, Skespi in Victoria, Marks & Gardner Gallery QLD, and in Western Australia at The Studio Gallery Yallingup , Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The Fremantle Art Centre and Aspects of Kings Park. Fleur’s work is also featured at REDSEA Gallery in Singapore.
Her work has been published in The Ceramics Journal of Australia, Art and Perception and Object Magazine, 500 Cups and 500 Pitchers by Lark Books, “Porcelain and Bone China “by Sasha Wardell, “Craft Unbound, Make The Common Precious” by Kevin Murray and “Naked Clay” by Jane Perryman.