Atkins is a Canberra based visual artist who explores moments in time experienced within the natural world. Since graduating with Honours from the Australian National University in 2011, Atkins has had three solo exhibitions including at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre. She has been published twice in New Glass Review: 33 and 34. Atkins has done residencies with Canberra Glassworks and Craft ACT, and has travelled to Finland for the Åland Archipelago Guest Artist Residency in Kökar. In 2013 Atkins was awarded the Australian Craft Award in both the Lighting and Best in Glass categories.