Kirsten Coelho works in porcelain, producing reduction fired works that attempt to fuse the formal and the abstract.
More recently her work has been influenced by nineteenth and early twentieth century enamel wares and and the abstracted surface possibilities these objects can show as they begin to age.
Kirsten Coelho trained in Adelaide at the South Australian School of Art before moving to the UK in the early 1990’s where she worked for a number of years in a London Studio.
Since returning to Australia in 1998, Kirsten Coelho has been a studio tenant at the JamFactory Centre for Contemporary Craft and Design and completed a Master of Visual Art at the South Australian School of Art . Kirsten now works from a studio at her home in Adelaide, South Australia.