Calendar: December 2009 sneak peek

15 11 2009

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update for November 2009:

10th November: Studio 20/17, ‘Christmas Showcase 2009‘ [link]; until 24th December

13th November: NMIT graduates from Product Design – Jewellery, Connect-7, ‘Connect the Dots‘ [blog]; ‘Elastic, silver, plastics, wood, pencils, acrylic, resin, magnets and silicon are all materials used by the 7 students who are graduating from Diploma of Product Design NMIT Greensborough in 2009. They are a varied group of young artists from diverse backgrounds who have been encouraged to explore different mediums from plastics to precious metals, from highly conceptual to practical.  Through this process they have created products ranging from lighting to jewellery‘; until 1st December

16th November: Craft Victoria enCounter (window), ‘Sneak‘ new jewellery from NMIT graduates; ‘Sneak steals a glimpse into the hand crafted and coveted items of adornment from eight Melbourne based designers and jewellers. These artists have joined forces to showcase their wares. Featuring work by Tessa Blazey, Alexandra Bletsas, Milly Flemming, Tara Lofhelm , Vanessa Maxim, Elise Newman, Taë Schmeisser and Lia Tabrah‘; sourced from Art Almanac [link]; until 6th December

16th November: Charles Smith Gallery, School of Cultural Arts Shepparton first annual exhibition by students and staff of Visual Arts and Jewellery [link]; until 28th November

20th November: last day for application to Brunswick Street Gallery BSG Art Prize 09 [link]

21st November: Monash University Art and Design graduate exhibition, including jewellery students [link]; until 3rd December (thanks to Melissa Cameron for the info!)

27th November: ‘artifex‘, graduates of Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Arts (jewellery) and Master of Arts Practice (jewellery design & production), in Wagga Wagga; courtesy of Kit and Caboodle [here]; until 4th December

28th November: last day for Karin Findeis ‘Sampler‘ at Craft Victoria [link]

There are lots of exhibitions of RMIT graduate and undergraduates – see this calendar for more details (photography, drawing, ceramics, sound art, textiles, architecture, media arts, interior design, sculpture, and more)

Update: also check out Craft Victoria’s calendar here

now for December 2009

all month:

  • NGV International [link] ‘Building a Collection: Recent acquisitions of prints and drawings‘; until 31 January 2010; my review story
  • NGV International [link] ‘Chinoiserie: Asia in Europe 1620-1840‘; until 14th March 2010; my review story
  • Object Gallery (Sydney), group show ‘Precious Pendants‘ (contemporary jewellery) [link]; until 31st January 2010

4th December: last day for application for inclusion in Lark Books ‘500 Silver Jewelry Designs‘ [link]

4th December: Craft Victoria, ‘Fresh!‘, ‘The freshest hand-picked works by graduates in the fields of ceramics, glass, jewellery, gold and silver-smithing, fashion, textiles, industrial and furniture design‘ [link]; until 23rd December

5th December: Jam Factory, Octavia Cook ‘Cook & Co; Antiquities for the Future‘ (contemporary jewellery) [link]; until 24 January 2010

7th December: last day for entries to Linden Postcard Show 2010 [link]

10th December: RMIT First Site Gallery, New Collectables Auction, 6pm; previews 9th and 10th December [link]; ‘For one exciting night, buyers have the opportunity to purchase unique works by RMIT arts students at bargain prices. New Collectables is an auction of contemporary artworks by Melbourne’s most promising new artists. It gives buyers the chance to bid on works created at the very start of a brilliant career. All proceeds go directly to participating artists, with no commission taken on sales.

12th December: Craft Victoria ‘Hatch’, emerging artist market [link]

16th December: RMIT Gallery, Siemens RMIT Fine Art Scholarship Awards [link]; until 23rd January 2010

19th December: special Craft Victoria Christmas ‘Hatch’, at State Library of Victoria

20th December: Studio 20/17, ‘Feast‘ (contemporary jewellery) [link]; until 24th December

… link to exhibitions and events on the November 2009 calendar



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