Calendar: February 2014

31 01 2014

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I know, I know, it doesn’t seem like very long since my last calendar post … this month has flown by!

[images and descriptive quotes are included in the first post the event/exhibition is mentioned, not on subsequent calendar posts – in an effort to reduce load times of calendar posts]
… last calendar post: Calendar: February 2014 sneak peek

all month:

  • Personal Space Project, Caz Guiney [link]; “This series examines the process of revisiting old jewellery projects and explores the possibility of liberating them from the archival tissue, the zip lock bag and bubble wrap to give them another opportunity to shine, communicate and tell stories.

    exhibition media; click on image for original source

    exhibition media; click on image for original source

  • NGV ‘Edward Steichen and Art Deco Fashion‘ [link]; until 4th March 2014
  • National Library of Australia (Canberra), ‘Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia‘ [link]; until 10th March 2014; see my review post
  • NGV ‘Melbourne Now‘ [link]; until 23rd March 2014
  • National Gallery of Australia (Canberra), ‘Gold and the Incas‘ [link]; until 21st April 2014; see my review post

1st & 5th February: Beginner jewellery classes begin at Northcity4 [link]

1st: Gallery Funaki, ‘PROJECT: Jewellery for T-shirts’ Helen Britton & Justine McKnight [link]; until 8th February

1st February: last day for Studio 20/17 ‘Jewels for a New World

2nd February: Lost Wax casting classes begin at Northcity4 [link]

3rd – 7th February 2014: RMIT Object-based Practice presents Masterclass with Lucy Sarneel ‘If You Were A Bowerbird…the art of seduction  [link]; 2014 Sarneel flier FINAL

5th February: RMIT University Object based Practice – Gold and Silversmithing presents a Public Lecture by International Contemporary Jeweller Lucy Sarneel (Netherlands): “From Desideria to Juggler’s Moment“;  5.30 pm – 6.30pm; RMIT Kaleide Theatre, RMIT University, Building 8, 360 Swanston Street, Melbourne

5th February: Bus Projects, Meredith Turnbull’s ‘Compositions‘ [link]; “Meredith Turnbull’s work engages diverse scales, art historical traditions and genres – and manifests in connections between sculpture, images, decorative objects and jewellery. Meredith has an ongoing interest in combining sculpture, craft and display through approaches to excess, adornment and decor. More broadly her work focuses on the related histories of modernism and abstraction across visual art and design.“; until 22nd February

exhibition media; click on image for original Facebook source

exhibition media; click on image for original Facebook source

7th February: Bilk Gallery (Canberra) ‘Encounter‘ [link]; The first exhibition for 2014 showcases the work of the artists behind Bilk: Lisa Cahill, Mio Kuhnen, Helen Aitken-Kuhnen, Zoe Brand, Sarah Murphy, Sandie Lee and Larah Nott.; until 8th March

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exhibition media; click on image for original source

8th February: last day for fortyfive downstairs, ‘embodied‘, group exhibition curated by Suse Scholem [link]

11th February: Gallery Funaki, Lucy Sarneel and Manon van Kouswijk ‘2 minds 4 hands‘ [link]; “Two renowned Dutch jewellers present an exhibition of their recent work. Manon van Kouswijk, who currently lives and works in Melbourne, explores fragmentary forms in porcelain and furthers her ‘series’ based practice with necklaces focused on colour and minimalism. Lucy Sarneel draws on ethnic jewellery forms as well as her own highly developed vision to create deeply symbolic, powerful jewellery using mixed media.“; until 8th March

exhibition media; click on image for original source

exhibition media; click on image for original source

14th – 16th February: Supergraph: Contemporary Graphic Art Fair, Melbourne Exhibition Building [link]

20th February: Northcity4 seminar, ‘Renew | Restore | Respect‘ [link]; with Marcus Westbury, Penny Byrne, Lynda Roberts & Ceri Hann

22nd February: White Night Melbourne [link]

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

Plan ahead:

12th – 18th March 2014: Schmuck and Talente in Munich [link]

12th April: last day for application to Future Generation Art Prize [link]


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