ABOUT THE ARTIST
‘Her characters are weird. The good weird. The kind of weird that crosses between cute with a dash of unsettling surreal. They're loose, expressionistic, and full of a kind of pensiveness that is hard to describe.' – (Fletcher Anderson , Invurt, 2016.)
Marguerite Tierney is a Newcastle-based artist with a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts and a Diploma of Fine Arts from both Sydney and Melbourne Universities. In 2014, Toyota Arts named Marguerite as one of Australia’s top 50 emerging artists, and later that year she went on to win Scribble Slam in Brisbane. Marguerite's publications, mentions and reviews include Inside Street Art by Thames and Hudson publishing, The Girl Who Discovered Her Talent in a Cloak Room by Maitland Mercury and Inside View with Peter Lamont.