Emerging Brisbane artist, Shanna Muston aims to encourage the consumption of goods that have history and preciousness rather than the mass produced. Muston completed a Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours from the Queensland College of Art and has exhibited nationally and recently, internationally in Hong Kong. Her practice extends across contemporary jewelry, small object sculpture and installation art.
Muston’s Rearranged series explores her interest in understanding memory through our relationship to objects. For these works, wooden lamp posts disposed of during local kerbside collections are hand-sawed, painted with acrylic paint, rearranged into new forms and capped with recycled sterling silver. Muston’s works contribute to a growing market of alternative products to be treasured as they share their life journey with you, as opposed to the opaque fabrication and lifelessness of mass-produced items.