Calendar: January 2013

31 12 2012

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all month

  • Powerhouse Museum, ‘Love Lace‘ [link]; until April 2013
  • NGV ‘Containment2012 Cicely & Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award [link]; “The participating artists in 2012 are: Garry Bish, Robin Bold, Emma Davies, Mark Edgoose, Neville French, Titania Henderson, Marian Hosking, Richard Morrell, Ian Mowbray, David Pottinger, David Ray, Owen Rye, Yhonnie Scarce and Katherine Wheeler.“; until 21st July 2013

9th January: last day for submissions to be part of Maker/Wearer/Matchmaker project, as part of ART MONTH 2013 (March); expressions of interest are open to jewellers residing in NSW, or artists who are members of JMGA-NSW at time of submission (for those who may want to apply but live outside the state); for more, see Studio 20/17 blog postfor those jewellers like me, not a resident or native of NSW, there are no location-based membership restrictions to the JMGA-NSW, so you can be a member (as far as I can tell)

15th January: last day for submissions to be part of ‘Exhibitions in Print 2013‘, an exhibition for SNAG curated by Susan Cohn [link]; the exhibition “will explore the power of the photograph to express the spirit of an object. Each work will be shown in at least two of the three photographic approaches…-–a formal high-quality studio photograph; a casual smart-phone shot; or an experimental image reinforcing the concept or function of the work.

15th January: last day for submission to be part of ‘My Australia‘ exhibition, curated by Jasmine Matus … for more information, see Melissa Cameron’s excellent post

19/20th January: Northcity4, Workshop: Anna Davern, Jewellery from Sublimation Printed Metal and Plastic [link]

workshop media

workshop media

22nd January: Studio 20/17, Mary Hackett ‘The Conduit‘ [link]; “Conduit is an exhibition of work by metalsmith Mary Hackett that explores the relationship between hand, metal, motion and form.“; until 9th February

exhibition media

exhibition media

31st January & 7th February: Northcity4, Workshop: Kirsten Perry, Ring Making using the Lost Wax method [link]

workshop media

workshop media

Also, check out the fabulous classes at Square Peg if you’re in Sydney … I wish I could do the hand-coloured anodised one!

this is traditionally a quiet period

please tell me of other exhibitions or events
also check out Melissa Cameron’s excellent informative blog (especially for competitions)

plan ahead

1st February 2013: applications close for Bendigo Gallery Contemporary Australian Silver & Metalwork Award [link]; this looks to be the new equivalent for the previously-named BUDA award?

8-12th February 2013: RMIT Master Class with Julie Blyfield, Making it … Object Design for Jewellers [link]; “Julie Blyfield, well known contemporary jeweller and object maker, will guide participants in this Master Class towards developing an understanding of the object design process, from sketching and model making to translation into a three-dimensional object or series of objects. Participants will then explore and experiment with different media and methods of fabrication to produce one of their designs.

Feb&March 2013: check out all the amazing classes you can take at Northcity4 [link] – especially for those new to jewellery!

… last calendar post: Calendar: December 2012



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