Calendar: June 2013

31 05 2013

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  • 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 June: Craft Victoria ‘Hatch’ market [link]

3rd June: official launch of ‘15‘ at e.g.etal, celebrating their 15 year anniversary! [link; link]

4th June: Gallery Funaki ‘the lunatic swing‘ Attai Chen / Carina Chitsaz-Shoshtary / Sungho Cho / Laura Deakin / Melanie Isverding / Emma Price [link]; until 29th June

4th June: Studio 20/17 (Sydney) Sean O’Connell ‘the monsters we make‘ [link]; until 22nd June

5th June: White Horse Jewellery (Box Hill Tafe) silent jewellery auction [link]

7th June: Gray Street Workshop (Adelaide), Lisa Furno ‘the squid has a mexican moustache‘ [link; link]; until 7th July, opening 6th June

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8th June: last day for Lord Coconut ‘Indelible‘, “A group exhibition of men’s jewellery, created by local jewellers and artisans, inspired by vintage and contemporary Tattoo Art. Each of the Exhibition pieces have been inspired by vintage tattoos, dragons, Sailor Jerry, roses, Celtic symbols, roses and anime (as personal as your own choice of tattoo). Participating jewellers, artisans and designers include: Justine Austen, Emily Belcher, Sebastian Cilento, Metal Couture, Beth Croce, Silver Cyanide, Petr Hanzak, Frances Rose Jewellery, Windfall Jewellery, David Parker, Tim Peel, R M Perry, Melanie Rice and Roxanne Watts.” [link]; opened 23rd May

21st June: Craft, Vicki Mason ‘Vignettes from a suburban front yard‘ [link]; “...uses suburban landscape and plants to trace the history, status and social aspirations of a Melbourne suburb, that are then writ large in contemporary jewellery.“; until 27th July

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29th June: Square Peg Studio (Sydney), Liquid Enamel Weekend Workshop (No jewellery skills necessary) with Linda Blair [link]; “The liquid enamel course is aimed at anyone interested in working with a different type of enamel, as a way of adding both colour and texture to copper and steel. Liquid enamel can be used in a range of ways – painted, dripped, sgraffitto, layered and ground back, textured and more. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to experiment with all these techniques, using liquid enamel by itself and in conjunction with transparent enamels and other materials.

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

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

Plan ahead:

17th – 21st July: RMIT master short course, Elizabeth Turrell ‘Enamel Surfaces – Add & Subtract‘ [link]; note that RMIT students and alumni receive a 15% discount on fee

2nd August: work to be received at Lord Coconut for group exhibition ‘Enhancement‘ [link]; “Help us celebrate the largest collection of men’s pendants in Melbourne created by the best local jewellers, designers and artisans. Each submitted pendant must be created in Australia and priced under $250 retail (…). Pendants can be made from precious metals, leather, cast bronze, porcelain, wood, recycled materials or the like.“; check the website for how to make an expression of interest in being part of the show!

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14th August: last day for application to MAC-ITAMI International Craft Exhibition, Theme: Jewellery [link]

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