SPEAKER: Jacqueline Scotcher

Jacqueline Scotcher

Jacqueline Scotcher is an artist-researcher interested in landscape, place, movement and time. Her creative practice works primarily in the painting studio but extends into drawing, photography and animated moving image.

Jacqueline has completed a Doctorate in Philosophy (Creative Arts) and Honours in Creative Industries through James Cook University, where she currently works as a sessional lecturer. Also has completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts through Southern Cross University. Her doctorate research was completed in 2018 and was titled 'Wayfaring: Painting and Place in the Far North'. This was a phenomenological investigation into walking and painting as a mode of place-making. The research included exhibitions at Cairns Regional Gallery and KickArts Contemporary Arts Cairns, a conference presentation in Singapore and the publication of two articles. This research/Jacqueline's practice is included as a case study in the current Qld high school senior visual arts syllabus.