Calendar: May 2013 sneak peek

15 04 2013

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Updates for April 2013

TODAY 15th April: Craft seminar, ‘Craft to Consumer: Best Practice‘ [link]

16th April: Pieces of Eight, Pia Murphy ‘Saccade‘ [link]; until 25th May

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23rd April: Studio 20/17 (Sydney), Betham Linton ‘Imprint‘ [link]; “Reflecting on history, place and the distortion of memory, ‘Imprint’ will be Linton’s first solo contemporary jewellery exhibition. Taking inspiration from antique lace work and natural science illustrations, she references the elevation and preservation of experience through the creation of motifs that allude to her encounters with the world.“; until 11th May

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30th April: last day for application to A&E Metals ‘Explorations 2013‘, this year’s theme is Bi-Metals [link]

Now for May 2013

all month

  • NGV ‘Top Arts 2013‘ [link]; “An annual event at the National Gallery of Victoria since 1994, Top Arts is an exhibition of outstanding work by students who have completed Art or Studio Arts studies in the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) in the previous year.“; see list of exhibiting students and images of their work here; until 7th July 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; see my review post
  • Heide Museum of Modern Art, Fiona Hall ‘Big Game Hunting‘ [link]; “One of Australia’s most prominent contemporary artists, Fiona Hall is best known for extraordinary works that transform mundane man-made materials into vital organic forms with both contemporary and historical resonances. This trans-disciplinary survey exhibition highlights her recent practice and her continuing focus on the political interface between nature and culture. Compelling new bodies of work appear alongside related earlier pieces…“; until 21st July 2013
  • Afghanistan‘ at Melbourne Museum [link]; Hidden Treasures from the Museum of Kabul; until 28th July

1st May: last day for application to Craft Cubed satellite events [link]

3rd May: last day for application to Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery ‘Contemporary Wearables 2013‘ [link]

3rd May: last day for application to Lord Coconut ‘Indelible‘ group exhibition [link]; “Jewellers were challenged to create a men’s jewellery piece which is inspired by tattoo art. They have been inspired by vintage tattoos, dragons, sailor jerry, roses, celtic symbols, anime, a loved one and a grand final. The jewellery pieces are as personal as your tattoo choice.

6th May: last day for application to Viscopy John Fries Memorial Prize for Emerging Visual Artists [link]; “The John Fries Memorial Prize for emerging visual artists is a non-acquisitive award of $10,000. This annual prize is open to all artists resident in Australia and New Zealand who are not enrolled as a student and whose work is not represented in the collection of an Australian state, territory or national public art gallery.

8th May: NMIT Jewellery Auction 2013 (thanks to Mel Miller for the tip-off!)

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11th May: last day for Hatch Contemporary Art Space, ‘Home: Reframing Craft and Domesticity‘ exhibition, artists include Robert Baines, Kris Coad, Susan Cohn, Gwynn Hanssen Pigott, Marian Hosking and Rosslynd Piggott [link]

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11th May: last day for Gallery Funaki, ‘new edition‘ curated group exhibition [link]; “New Edition is a curated exhibition; an exploration of the ‘multiple’ or editioned piece in contemporary jewellery. Works created as multiples are often overlooked in favour of the one-off, handcrafted piece, yet they form some of the most iconic and memorable statements in contemporary jewellery’s history. This exhibition features classic and recent editioned pieces from 20 Australian and international artists

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16th May: Artifice Store, Part B group exhibition ‘Noisy‘ [link]; “The traditional experience of a jewellery exhibition is primarily a visual one – work sits silently, seen but not heard. And yet, when actively worn and given half a chance, jewellery just loves to make noise! In this new installation, Melbourne-based research jewellery group Part B is reuniting jewellery with its sound in the gallery environment. See the pieces, hear their sounds… join the jewellery cacophony!“; opening 15th, until 29th May

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17th May: last day for application to Artist in Residence at The University of Edinburgh School of Design [link]; I want to do it SO much!! maybe another year…

18th May: last day for Bilk Gallery, ‘Chained‘ group exhibition [link]

22nd May: last day for application to Stanley Street Gallery (Sydney) ‘Red to Wear‘ wearable art exhibition [link]

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

Plan ahead:

30th June: last day for application to Art Jewelry Forum’s 2013 Emerging Art Jeweler Award [link]

… last calendar post: Calendar: April 2013


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