To coincide with edgesbordersgaps, the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia’s biennial conference (10-12 July), AirSpace Projects and SquarePeg Studios bring you SIX exhibitions by contemporary jewellery artists.
Please join us for opening drinks
Friday 10 July 6.00-8.00pm
Opening night proudly supported by
Theatre of Detail
Jess Dare, Sue Lorraine and Catherine Truman
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Adelaide’s Gray Street Workshop, an internationally renowned artist-run initiative.
Julie Ewington, independent writer, curator and broadcaster will open the exhibition at 6.30pm
An exhibition of new work by current workshop partners Jess Dare, Sue Lorraine and Catherine Truman in which the artists, united by a shared fascination with the adaption of nature and the wonders of science, unravel concepts of scale, time and material specificity.
Artists’ Talk Monday 13 July, 6.00pm
Image: Catherine Truman, In Preparation for Seeing: Cell Culture Glove. 2015. Photo: Grant Hancock.
Profile ’15: a curated award exhibition
Profile ’15 is a significant curated award exhibition of contemporary jewellery, objects and metalsmithing by members of Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia NSW. With awards on offer for both emerging and established artists, there will be a diverse and comprehensive cross-section of work from some of our state’s most talented contemporary jewellers.
Dr Karin Findeis, Chair JMGA NSW, and Convenor of edgesbordersgaps will speak at 7pm followed by the announcement of the Profile ’15 Award winners.
Image: Majella Beck, We are all the same inside … red. 2012 Winner: Established category. Courtesy of Majella Beck.
An experimental collection of work that uses the aid of a toaster oven to morph, twist and retract everyday plastics into new forms. This work was created while on a residency at MIT faculty of creative arts in Auckland, NZ in 2014.
Image: Lisa Furno, wear, 2014. Courtesy of Lisa Furno.
When good household items turn bad …
Image: Brenda Factor, Deeply Untitled, 2015. Courtesy of the artist.
Inspired by a month-long residency at Hill End, contemporary jewellery artist Bridget Kennedy creates a miniature landscape made from wax effigies of real rocks: discarded remnants of the town’s gold mining past. Visitors may decide to ‘mine’ the work, stake a claim and take a piece home.
Image: Bridget Kennedy, Choice Mate, 2015. Installation. Courtesy of the artist.
And next door at SquareSpace
For one night only
Survey: a show by the tenants of SquarePeg Studios
Image: Kate Ruby Hutchinson. Sublimated Earrings. 2015. Sublimated aluminium and sterling silver. Image courtesy of the artist.