Lynnette Griffiths

Woodfirer and textile artist Torres Strait Islands

Lynnette Griffiths is an influential figure in North Queensland art, and in particular Torres Strait ceramic art. She supervised the construction of a wood fire kiln on Darnley Island, making it Australia’s northern most kiln. She has curated several exhibitions of sculpture fired in these kilns by Darnley Island potters. Lynette is also known for her involvement in the acclaimed ghost net art projects.

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Lavinia Ketchell and Jimmy K Thaiday unpack the kiln today. Results from Australia’s most northerly kiln. October 2016.