post last updated: 5th February
2nd February: Gallery Funaki, Peter Hoogeboom ‘Chinawear‘ [link]; “In this exhibition Peter presents selected works from five collections, each exploring a different application of clay. More common ceramic manifestations such as crockery and vessels play into the forms here, and there is a direct acknowledgment of the historical and cultural perspectives of porcelain as a material.“; until 5th March
3rd February: RMIT present public lecture ‘Wearable Ceramics‘ by Peter Hoogeboom ; as part of the School of Art lecture series ; Peter will discuss his career and the role ceramics has played throughout ; Time: 5.30-6.30pm ; Venue: RMIT University, Swanston Academic Building, 427-433 Swanston St (Building 80, Level 1, Room 2).
5th February: Hellenic Museum, ‘Unclasped‘ group exhibition [see my previous story] ; until 3rd April ; there are many public lectures and floor talks associated – please check out the exhibition page ; (part of VAMFF)
6th February: Studio Ingot, ‘The Urban Gleaner and the Plastique‘ [link]; “A group exhibition of jewellery using plastic that would otherwise be destined for landfill. Curated by Laila Marie Costa, featuring artists: Laila Marie Costa, Emma Grace, Marcos Guzman, Alice Potter, Pennie Jagiello.“; until 20th February
14th February: NGV lecture, ‘I Always Notice Flowers‘, featuring Melbourne jeweller Rachel Gorman [link]; 2 – 3:30pm; booking required, and fee
24th February – 1st March : Munich Jewellery week [link], and Handwerk & Design [link] (home of ‘Schmuck‘ and ‘Talente‘ and so much more) … oh I wish!
4th March: Craft, ‘Fresh! 2016‘ [link] ; until 14th May
7th march: e.g.etal ‘Surrounds‘ group exhibition of Australia contemporary jewellery [link]; until 19th March (part of VAMFF)
17th March: First Site Gallery, ‘Back to Back‘ graduating exhibition for RMIT Object-based Practice [link] ; “brings together and launches the Artist Book of graduating BA and Hons students from Object based Practice 2015 to launch. The artists in this exhibition use Ceramic and Gold & Silversmithing processes to review, reconsider and represent their relationship to the world“; until 2nd April
please tell me of other exhibitions or events
also check out Melissa Cameron’s excellent informative blog (especially for competitions)
… last calendar post: Calendar: November 2015 …