Irene Koroluk is a Tasmanian artist whose practice draws on her connections with the natural environment. Through her work, she aims to capture and reveal beauty and diversity in the landscape. Drawing on her imagination, memory and personal experiences from her travels and explorations, Irene captures both stillness and movement through detailed and layered interpretations of the places she encounters.
Primarily working in textiles, Irene creates tactile and detailed art quilts, often using mixed media in her compositions. Her practice also encompasses drawing, print making, photography and painting.
Interested in the fragility and transitory nature of the landscape, her work aims to instill the value and importance of appreciating and protecting natural habitats, highlighting the places and species that touch and replenish her soul.
Irene graduated from the Tasmanian School of Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2017, preceded by a Master of Environmental Studies. Since graduating, she has had her works published in numerous US textile/quilt magazines, exhibited in many finalist, and juried art quilt exhibitions across Australia including the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize (emerging), John Villiers Outback Art Prize, and Art Quilt Australia. Two of her works are currently touring in the US with Studio Art Quilt Associates Global Exhibitions.