Calendar: July 2013

30 06 2013

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  • NGV ‘Monet’s Garden‘ [link] until 8th September

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7th July: last day for NGV ‘Top Arts 2013‘ [link]; see list of exhibiting students and images of their work here;

7th July: last day for Gray Street Workshop (Adelaide), Lisa Furno ‘the squid has a mexican moustache‘ [link; link]

9th July: Pieces of Eight, Tessa Blazey ‘Romancing the Stone‘ [link]; “In this exhibition Blazey explores the geometric structures and landscapes of crystal and mineral specimens through mimicry and transformation. Utilizing raw curiously cut and mounted stones she frames each piece to mimic the stone that inspired it. To individualise each piece within the context of its miniature wonderland Blazey has personified each piece by naming them after an iconic heroine.“; until 17th August

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12-14th July: Participation + Exchange, the 15th Biennial Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia Conference, will be held over 3 days, 12-14 July 2013 in Brisbane. The Satellite program will run from 6 – 21 July [link]

15th July: Craft event, ‘Craft to Consumer: The Write Stuff‘ [link]; “Improve your writing skills and learn how to write a great artist statement, funding proposal and media release.”; 6 – 730pm

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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

17th July: MADA Gallery (Monash Design and Architecture), ‘Seams | Seems‘ [link]; “Rhode Island School of Design & MADA Jewellery, Curated by Marian Hosking (MADA) and Robin Quigley (RISD); Opening Event & Symposium: Friday 19 July; In jewellery and small object making addressing the visible or invisible seam is a primary consideration in the making process. This exhibition brings 20 makers from RISD and MADA together in a conversation about their research and practice.“; until 20th August

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18th July: Northcity4 workshop, Oslo Davis ‘Drawing Funny‘ [link]

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19th July: Project Space / Spare Room, ‘Words & Works from a World Away‘, curated by Claire McArdle [video, event, gallery]; “What do they say about us on the other side of the world?  And what do you know about them?  Words & Works from a World Away unites the North and South through the work of jewellery and object artists from Estonia and Australia. The artists produce work in response to statements from the other side of the world about their own country. Their reaction and the resulting work explores issues of identity and the global flow of information between two physically and culturally separate countries.“; includes work from an amazing list of significant artists!; until 15th August

21st July: last day for NGV ‘Containment2012 Cicely & Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award [link]; see my review post

21st July: last day for Heide Museum of Modern Art, Fiona Hall ‘Big Game Hunting‘ [link]

27th July: Northcity4 workshop, Ali Limb ‘Produce / Present / Sell‘ [link]

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27th July: last day for Craft, Vicki Mason ‘Vignettes from a suburban front yard‘ [link]

28th July: last day for Bendigo Art Gallery, Post Office Gallery, ‘BUDA Contemporary Australian Silver & Metalwork Award‘ [link]; this page lists the finalists, some of my favourite people!!

28th July: last day for ‘Afghanistan‘ at Melbourne Museum [link]; Hidden Treasures from the Museum of Kabul

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

Plan ahead:

1-31st August: Craft Cubed festival [link]

2nd August: work to be received at Lord Coconut for group exhibition ‘Enhancement‘ [link]

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

22nd August: Northcity4 workshop, Katherine Bowman ‘Lost Wax Casting‘ [link]

… last calendar post: Calendar: July 2013 sneak peek

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