Jennifer Kemarre Martiniello


Accredited Professional Member

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello in an Award winning visual artist, poet, writer, and photographer of Arrernte, Chinese and Anglo-Celtic descent. 

Jenni’s glass works have been exhibited in numerous exhibitions, including solo exhibitions at Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Belconnen Arts Centre, Canberra Glassworks and Sabbia Gallery in Sydney. She was awarded Canberra Critics Circle Awards for Visual Arts in 2011 and 2013. Jenni is an ACT Creative Arts Fellow (2003) and is the recipient of a 2-year Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts Fellowship from the Australia Council for the Arts for 2013/2014. In 2013 she won the prestigious Telstra Prize for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art. Her works are held in numerous public and private collections including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Museum and Gallery, Art Gallery of Western Australia, the ACT Legislative Assembly, Tasmanian Art Gallery and Museum, Northern Territory Art Gallery and Museum, Australian Parliament House Collection, Art Gallery of South Australia, QAGOMA, National Museum of Palau, National Art Gallery of the Solomon Islands, the Corning Museum of Glass, USA and the British Museum UK. Jenni works from her studio at Canberra Glassworks.

Yellow Reeds Fish Basket - hot blown and coldworked glass with canes, 43 x 37.5 x 34 cm, 2017. Photography Art Atelier.