Linda De Toma is a ceramic artist based in Eltham in Melbourne’s north east. Linda’s studio practice incorporates functional and sculptural ceramic pieces. Known for her signature porcelain ranges, Linda draws inspiration direct from her environment with sand and poppies as featured motifs. Linda’s latest range of teapots, vases and bowls incorporate hand painted gingko leaf designs. Linda has worked as a ceramic artist for over 20 years and has exhibited widely. Her ceramics are held in the Nillumbik Shire Council collection and in private collections.
Commission enquiries welcome.
Eltham Cemetery Trust, Our Eltham, Artistic Recollections Catalogue, Sep 2017.
Nerina Lascelles, Our Eltham, Artistic Recollections, Sep 24 2017.
Catching Up with Linda De Toma, Your Child in Nillumbik and Banyule, Oct 2016.
Jenni Mazaraki, Making Space: Linda, Local Story Space, Sep 15 2016.
Daniel Paproth, We Try Pottery Classes, The Weekly Review, May 16 2016.
Shannon Nagyivan, Eltham’s Linda De Toma opens pottery studio to the public in Nillumbik Open Studios program, Herald Sun, Nov 7 2013.
Christina Lew, Open up your World, Miss Rosanna, May 1 2012.
2007 Hughan Award commendation
2003 Hughan Award winner
2017 Warrandyte Pottery Expo
2016 Japan Dreaming, Bolin Bolin Gallery, Bulleen, Melbourne
2012 Mount View Art
2011 Claydescope, Bolin Bolin Gallery, Bulleen, Melbourne
2011 Artist Open Studios, Eltham Library Gallery
2011 Montsalvat Artist Open Studios
2010 Montsalvat Artist Open studios
2010 Sydney Teapot Show
2010 Nillumbik Prize
2010 Artist Open Studios, Eltham Library Gallery
2009 Recent Acquisitions, 2009 Nillumbik Art Collection
2009 40th Anniversary, Ceramics Victoria Exhibition
2009 Artist Open Studio, Eltham
2008 Ergon Energy Central Queensland Art Awards, Rockhampton
2008 Legend, Evelyn County Estate
2008 Beyond the backdoor, Bulleen Art & Garden
2008 Artist Open studios, Eltham
2008 Creative spaces, 45 Downstairs, Melbourne
2008 In the Making, Craft Victoria
2008 Claydreaming Exhibition, Stonehouse, Warrandyte
2007 Townsville Ceramic Award
2007 Nillumbik Art Prize
2007 Future Function, incorporating Harold Hughan award
2007 Open Studio exhibition
2007 Teapot exhibition, Studio @ Flinders
2006 Federation Square Pottery Expo
2006 Tactonics, Ceramics Victoria exhibition
2006 Claydreamers @ the Edge Gallery
2006 Yering Station Nillumbik artist exhibition
2006 Surface Connections, Manningham
2006 Nillumbik Open Studios
2006 Tea pot exhibition, Studio @ Flinders
2005 Pottery Expo, Federation Square
2005 The Sum of us, collaborative exhibition, Eltham Gallery
2005 Claydreamers, group exhibition, Bulleen Art & Garden
2005 Skepsi Gallery on Swanston
2004 Open Studios, Nillumbik Shire
2004 Stanthorpe Art Festival, Stanthorpe Art Gallery, Queensland
2004 Claydreamers, group exhibition, Eltham Library Gallery
2003 Earthlinks Expo, Galleria Melbourne
2003 McClelland Pottery Expo
2003 Clatter VCG, awarded exhibition, HR Hughan
2003 Pottery Expo, Warrandyte
2002 Pottery Expo, Warrandyte
2000 Bushells Teapot exhibition
2000 Victorian Ceramics, group exhibition Wiregrass Gallery
1999 Open Pottery Studio
1999 Potters Showcase, Victorian Ceramics Group exhibition
1998 Potters Showcase, Victorian Ceramics Group exhibition
1997 Potters Showcase, Victorian Ceramics Group exhibition
1996 Tea and Coffee Paraphernalia, Northcote Pottery