As I start to get into making new work for 2016 I am reminded of the work I created in 2015, which will inform the direction of new work created this year. There will be some one-off work, another piece-a-day project and some hand-made limited edition work. At this stage anyway.
I visited The Powerhouse Museum in Sydney over the weekend to see A Fine Possession – Jewellery & Identity; it was a spectacular and dramatic exhibition of jewellery from antiquity to present contemporary collections.
It was thrilling to see a piece of mine placed amongst many contemporaries I admire, and it was equally profound to see it within a line...
100 stories of great Australian women past to present - 100 brooches made in response by 100 of Australia's most talented women jewellers. This touring exhibition curated by Kirsten Fitzpatrick, is currently showing at JamFactory: Design and Craftsmanship in Adelaide, SA from 23 February - 5 April 2012.
While I didn't make it over for the opening I hav...
Fine + sterling silver, plastic plant, oxidised
71 x 93 x 28mm
Edition 1 of 1
Somewhere there exists... #1 from the series Somewhere there exists...
TRAVELLING TO NEW ZEALAND IN 2013!
First exhibited in Unnatural Acts at Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, US.
Also exhibited in Unnatural Acts @ Craft, Melbourne, AU.
Sterling silver, hematite, steel, oxidised
72 x 90 x 15mm
Edition 1 of 1
These things that never were is one of the later, more elegant works from Melancholy Series, which poetically explores notions of beauty, nostalgia and passing time. These jewellery pieces question how the creation of objects can guide or replace memory. As intimate o...