Isabelle Mackay-Sim


Associate Member

Isabelle Mackay-Sim is an emerging Australian ceramic artist and 2018 graduate from the Australian National University Ceramics Department. Since graduating she has participated in numerous exhibitions and residencies in Australia and Internationally. In 2019, Mackay-Sim’s work was included in the online exhibition for the Gyeonggi International Korean Ceramics Biennale, and she went on to receive the Talente Award from the Munich International Craft Fair in 2020. Mackay-Sim’s sculptural ceramic practice centres around a passion for exploring intersectional feminist issues, featuring the body as a pivotal motif. Mackay-Sim uses the figure in her work as a tool for communicating emotion and vulnerability.

Online Resources

Three artists leap into spring at Corin House, Namadgi; 2020 Members Exhibition   


Above Image: Lumps, 2018. Midfire ceramic, 26 x 17 x 16cm. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Featured image: Microcosm, 2018. Stoneware ceramic, 20 x 18 x 33cm. Photo courtesy of the artist.