Jordana Maisie is an Australian installation artist known for her interactive and sculptural design. She has exhibited at galleries, museums and festivals throughout Australia, as well as internationally in Germany, South Korea, Singapore and the United States of America.
Most notably, in 2009 Maisie traveled to Berlin to partake in a 6 month mentorship with American media artist and interactive software designer (Isadora), Mark Coniglio. 2009 also saw Maisie receive theprestigious ANZ Private Bank and Art & Australia Contemporary Art Award.
In 2010 Liminal Space, the project Maisie developed on residency at the Centre for Performance Research in New York, was exhibited at the highly regarded Bethanien Gallery in Berlin Germany.
In 2011, with the support of the Australia Council for the Arts and a NAVA Marketing Grant, Maisie introduced her new body of work in collaboration with German illustrator Uli Knörzer, at MARS Gallery in Melbourne. 2011 also saw her participate in the JUMP mentorship with world-renowned Australian artist Craig Walsh, and the presentation of a large-scale public art commission at the 2011 Splendour in the Grass festival.
2012 saw Maisie commissioned to make new work for IBM, as well as new work for Vogue Living’s Month of Design at the SupaCenta. In June, the Nelson Meers’ Foundation together with Melbourne’s Federation Square, commissioned the presentation of Maisie’s public artwork Close Encounters, for the Light in Winter festival, and Issue 45 of Design Quarterly (DQ) Magazine named Maisie one of ‘Tomorrow’s Top Ten Forces & Faces in Design’.
Currently, Maisie is pursuing a dual Masters of Architecture and MFA in Lighting Design at PARSONS The New School for Design, in New York City.