Robbie Harmsworth


Robbie is a multidisciplinary artist based in Elwood, Victoria.

She completed a Diploma of Fine Art at RMIT majoring in ceramics, and a Masters of Fine Art by Research at Monash University in 2008.

Her practice is based on an intense study of the power of myth and its universal message, and incorporates ceramics, drawing, painting and assemblage.

She began her career as a ceramist. The large sculptural works serving as the canvas onto which imagery was etched. During her period of study at Monash, Robbie was invited to change focus from sculpture to drawing and painting, essentially due to her passion for linework, which remains an integral component of her practice.

Robbie's recent focus has diverged into an interest in painting the Arcadian landscape, which she attributes to her childhood spent in the rainforests north of Healesville in the Great Dividing Ranges, and her residency in the urban landscape of Gasworks Arts Park. 

Robbie exhibits regularly and has been shortlisted for many drawing and painting prizes. Her work is represented in the collections of the Shepparton Art Gallkery and National Gallery of Victoria. 

Robbie is represented by the Studio Gallery Group, in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane.

Copyright of all images remains the property of the artist.