Monthly Archives: January 2011

Featured Artist – Yuko Fujita

Yuko Fujita is a Japanese born Melbourne Jeweller. She studied gold and silversmithing at RMIT University in Melbourne and has been presenting her works at various selected exhibitions by invitation both nationally and internationally. The work shown in NZ is … Continue reading

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Featured Artist – Vernon Bowden

The long history of body adornment and metal-smithing gives me a wealth of tradition to mine. This historical framework provides, and the associated “rules” mean, there is always something to rub up against or kick over. The perceived functionality and … Continue reading

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Featured Artist – Anna Davern

Born: Melbourne, 1967. In 1993 Anna Davern completed her undergraduate degree in Jewellery and Object Design at Sydney College of the arts under the tutelage of Margaret West. Her post graduate studies and subsequent Masters degree (2003) were completed in … Continue reading

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Featured Artist – Jasmine Matus

I am a Sydney-based contemporary jewellery and object designer and maker. I believe that contemporary jewellery transforms the body into a walking gallery for the public display of wearable art. Jewellery is intended for wear and display on the body, … Continue reading

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Featured Artist – Mel Young

Fascinated by the potential for unexpected narrative, Melinda Young’s exhibition work has a carefully considered use of colour and often a sly, subversive sense of humour. Inspired by the landscape, the social condition of the body and her everyday surroundings, … Continue reading

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Going in for extra time

When Touch, Pause, Engage went to Sydney in October 2010 we were looking for the same sense of community and collegial spirit that gives the New Zealand contemporary jewellery scene its energy and identity. We found it and now, thanks to … Continue reading

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