Pip McManus is an Alice Springs based artist, originally trained in ceramics, but who now works across many media. In recent years she has focused on major public art commissions. She was the sole Australian artist to be represented in the 2014 international Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, showing her video piece Night Vessel. Her work is represented in major collections and her video work Ichor was awarded the national 2008 Alice Prize. Other major shows include Threads of Connection (Pankow Museum, Berlin, 2016), Object Gallery’s travelling Hyperclay exhibition (2011 –2014), Sequences and Cycles (Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs 2011), Australian Ceramics Triennale Sydney (2009), Australian Ceramic Stories (Dubbo Regional Gallery 2008) and Contemporary Territory, (MAGNT, Darwin 2004).