Anne uses the creative practice of process to explore and learn from the world that surrounds her. Working with plants and place, she uses her sense of curiosity to investigate how knowledge can be embodied through the senses, and translated into bodies of work that can be shared with her audience. The intentional transference of knowledge is to inspire others to understand and explore the sacred of the everyday. 

Originally growing up in Australian Regional towns, as a small child Anne spent a few years living on a remote Island in Arnhem land with her family. During this time, she experienced what it was to be the ‘other’ and how culture, art and place are all part of everyday life. How the sacred holds the cycles of life, and creates space and containers for these cycles to occur.

The process Anne uses includes Natural Dye, Ink, Mark Making, Sensory Mapping, Weaving, Object making, Performance and Installations. She also uses the more than human world of intuition, deep listening and responding to elements and knowledge that is part of our internal and external landscapes to reach a deeper understanding of self.


Sharing the creative process and unlocking learning pathways for others is a key part of both the physical work, and also the workshops that Anne facilitates. These workshops and experiences are available online or can be commissioned to form part of a community creative project or High School Curriculum. The work shared can be of a literal nature, sharing connection to nature and environment and tools to help connect and respond, including making natural ink, mark making, mapping, or the participants can come on an exploratory journey of embodying knowledge, using their senses and intuition to unpack their own experience of self and place. Anne is also the founder of the Sacred Business School and works with women entrepreneurs, sharing feminine earth centred tools & experiences, that incorporate the basics of business, including costings, budgets, cycles, rituals and planning. 


Bringing together artists and creative practice so that an audience has the opportunity to open their own learning pathways to have their lived experience of a story is one of Anne’s passions. Her ability to see the more than human aspects and multiplicity of universal knowledge that sits within a creative body of work, and to bring this into a digestible format to an external audience is one of Anne’s unique gifts.

Solo Exhibitions

2021 Belonging - the embodiment of landscape
2016 Three Forces of the Soul, Inspired by works of Hildegard von Bingen
2015 October – Noosa Regional Gallery – Notion of an Ordinary Yarn
2014 June – Cooroora Institute – Materials of Place


2020 Gympie Messmate – Ways of Seeing, Gympie Regional
2018/2019 Tree Place Final Exhibition Noosa Regional
2017/2018 Tree Place Community Exhibitions Wan’din’in Art Space
2017 Horizon Festival Global Art Installation “Standing Here” USC Queensland

Awards and Prizes

2018 Finalist Waterhouse National Science Art Prize
2018 Short Listed Craft Biennale Scotland
2016 Finalist in The Moreton Bay Art Award, Pine Rivers Art Gallery
2016 Finalist in The Milburn Art Prize, Brisbane Institute of Art
2016 Finalist in The Cambridge Studio Portrait Prize
2015 Finalist in ‘The Churchie’ National Emerging Art Prize

Community and Collaborations

2018/9 Bush Dye Collaboration – Hope Vale Arts Centre (Far North Qld)
2018 Art as Exchange Bunya Mountains - QAGOMA
2018 Shona Wilson – Collaborations with Nature, Sunshine Coast Council
2018 Bee Hive Sculptures Public Art – Tree Place Cross Cultural Collaboration
2017 SevGen – Collaboration with Indigenous Artists in Residence
2017 Bunya Collaboration – Cross Cultural Exploration of Iconic Bunya Tree
2017 RAD Grant – Global Art Installation – Standing Here (Horizon Festival)
2013 Balance Unbalance Conference Noosa – Currency of Birdsong Panel


2019/20 Celtic Studies, Myth & Tradition, The Hedge School
2005 Sydney College of Arts, Uni of Sydney – Bach of Visual Art Foundation
2003 Meadowbank TAFE NSW– Certificate in Fine Art Drawing
1996 – 2001 Monash Uni, Bach of Business – Marketing & Retail Management
1994 – 1995 Tea Tree Gully TAFE – Textiles and Apparel

Group Exhibitions

2020 Wild Flower Women III Gympie Regional
2018/2019 Tree Place Final Exhibition Noosa Regional
2018 Waterhouse National Art Prize, SA Museum
2018 Art Meets Science Exhibition, Brisbane CSIRO
2018 Wild Flower Wild Women II Caloundra Regional Queensland
2018 UDHR Quilt Project Kings ARI Gallery Melbourne
2017 Lost Arts, and Found, Wandinin Eumundi Queensland
2017 Wild Flower Women Symposium
2014 Lovingly Interrupted Gallery 159 Brisbane (with Kim Schoenberger)
2013 Cooroora Institue – Currency of Birdsong
2012 Rosebed Gallery – Small Works, Small Town
2005 Sydney College of the Arts Gallery
2004 Tom Bass Sculpture Studio


Earth Arts Collective – (AELA Australian Earth Laws Alliance)
Flying Arts Alliance Inc Qld
NAVA National Association fro the Visual Arts Ltd


2020 The Old Lock Up, Maroochydoore, Qld. Response to Place & Belonging.
2020 Maroochy Botanic Gardens, Tanawha, Qld. Unseen- The Herstory of 1770
2017 E. Tereticornis, A Self Directed Residency with an Ancient Tree
2014 June Winter Artist in Residence at the Cooroora Institute, Cooroy, Qld


Harris, A 2016. Craft is not a Dirty Word, Textile Fibre Forum, Issue#123
Exhibition Review, Notions of Ordinary, 2016, Textile Fibre Forum, Issue #121
Harris, A 2015. In the Artist’s Studio, The Planthunter , Issue #24 Art,
Harris, A 2015. Notion of an Ordinary Yarn Art Zine, Independent Publication
Harris, A 2015. The Process of Ordinary, Ed7 June
Harris, A 2014. Lovingly Interrupted Art Zine, Independent Publication