Trisha Dean has worked in the studio ceramics and education field for the past 30 years. After graduating from the National Art School in 1980 she worked as a production thrower honing her skills in the area of wheel forming. Trisha set up Glazeworks in 1996 and
provides technical advice, workshops and services to individual artists, groups and companies in the areas of restoration, heritage and special projects
involving the development of ceramic surfaces.
Trisha has worked as a lecturer and workshop presenter in the tertiary sector since 1985. After completing a Bachelor of Art History and Theory in 2000 at the University of Sydney
she took up the editorship of the Journal of Australian Ceramics. Establshed in 1962 the journal provides a national and international showcase for the studio ceramics sector.
Trisha is a board member of the Australian Ceramics Association, the peak national body for the studio ceramics sector.