Merran Esson



‘Tumba Tanks’ by Merran Esson who was born and raised on the family farm near Tumbarumba

About ‘Tumba Tanks’

‘Tumba Tanks’ were purchased as part of the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail and given on permanent loan to Artists on Parade.

The Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail was launched on 5 May, 2022 with sculptures in seven locations across 100km of the Snowy Valleys in Adelong, Batlow, Courabyra Wines, Johansen Wines, Tumbarumba, Obsession Wines and Tooma.  Funding with thanks to the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund of the NSW government.

About Merran Esson  

Merran Esson (1950-2022) was born and raised in Tumbarumba, NSW.  Merran Esson has been at the forefront of Australian ceramics for many years. She has exhibited extensively in both solo and group exhibitions and had work in many touring regional exhibitions. Her work is represented in many important public and private collections, including the Art Gallery of South Australia, Museum for Kunsthhandwerk und Gewerbe, Hamburg, National Gallery of Australia, Western Australian Art Gallery, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Geelong Art Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Council and Qantas.

Tumba Tank 2, 2018
Ceramic, copper glaze  42 high x 15 x 13 cm

Tumba Copper Construction, 2018
Ceramic, copper glaze, 52 high x 30 x 40 cm

Tumba Tank Lines, 2019
Ceramic, copper glaze bowl shape  25 x 38 x 16 cm

These artworks are part of the permanent collection and are not for sale.  For any enquiries regarding the purchase of artworks by Merran Esson please contact Stella Downer Fine Art in Sydney.

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Images courtesy of Stella Downer Fine Art

This Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Program is jointly funded by the Commonwealth and the New South Wales Government under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.