Archive for March, 2009

A solo exhibition by Justine Austen – Monster Zoo – jewellery and wearable curiosities, opens at 6pm on the 17th of April at KickArts, 96 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland. The exhibition will be open 10am – 5pm Tuesday to Saturday until the 6th of June, entry is free. “The show is all about the little […]


Fingers 20th April – 2nd May 2009 Decorative Tea tins speak of rich histories of trade in commodity, culture and visual arts between Orient and Occident. Pierced, folded and reconstructed, these brooches pay tribute to cultural exchange in the age of the Asian supermarket and the $2 shop. “The use of ‘found objects’ is prevalent […]


Gallery 1: Craft ACT 26 March to 2 May 2009


The JMGA (Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia) Conference will be in Perth 9-11 April, 2010 with workshops in the three days preceding and the week following. The conference brings together practitioners, educators, collectors, critics and cultural theorists for three days of discussion, debate, interaction and the exchange of ideas. The Conference Committee is sourcing […]


Opening 2nd April, 6pm to 8pm metalab1 Linda van Niekerk Balance Thinking of herself as a conceiver of wearable sculpture rather than a jeweller van Niekerk’s work is bold, visually striking and deceptively simple. In this body of work van Niekerk explores the fundamentals of ‘Balance’ in several of its guises; shape, proportion, material, colour, […]


Cut by Adelaide contemporary jeweller Kath Inglis is her first solo exhibition in Sydney. Pablo Fanque 24 March to 11 April 2009 Inglis transforms PVC to create precious works by colouring and hand carving designs into the surface to catch and reflect light. Cut is a new collection of jewellery inspired by eclectic sources, which […]


16 – 28 March 2009 Avid Gallery Wellington, New Zealand Tatjana Panyoczki is one of New Zealand’s foremost innovative jewellers.