2 August - 8 September 2019
Noosa Regional Gallery
Use is a new exhibition of contemporary jewellery and small objects, exploring the impact of ‘tools’ in artisan practice, developed by the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Queensland. Selected artists: Helen Bird, Jac Dyson, Lois Hayes, Catherine Hunter, Alicia Lane,Catherine Large, Samuel Lintern, Andy Lowrie, Nellie Peoples, Clare Poppi, Kierra-Jay Power, Paola Raggo, Elizabeth Shaw, Katie Stormonth, Rebecca Ward, Helen Wyatt and Xiaohui Yang.
Image: Catherine Large, Multichrome (detail) 2017, Group of Multichrome Shovels. Photo: Michelle Bowden,Visuall
Fri, 14 June to Sun, 21 July
Hervey Bay Regional Gallery
A contemporary object exhibition featuring selected works by members of the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (Queensland Chapter). Thematically focused on the concept of tools and processes to explore the conceptual breadth and layers of meaning which operate within this premise for jewellery practitioners and metalsmiths.
'USE’ is a touring exhibition in partnership between Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (Queensland Chapter) Inc. and Museums & Galleries Queensland. This project is supported by the Visions regional touring program, an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to cultural material for all Australians; the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland; the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body; Liveworm Studio; and Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.
The State of Shine
Expression of Interest - Radiant Pavilion 2019
Next year, JMGQ will present an exhibition The State of Shine at Radiant Pavilion 2019, in Melbourne. This is a juried members’ exhibition, with a panel of experts in the field selecting the artists and works, and we are currently seeking expressions of interest for the exhibition and its development. Radiant Pavilion is a celebration of the many aspects of contemporary jewellery and draws on the strong community surrounding contemporary jewellery and objects in Melbourne, Australia and around the world.
Radiant Pavilion aims to:
Radiant Pavilion is a biennial event and began in 2015.
We are looking for significant new work to be produced for this exhibition. This work should have been created over the last 12 months or be in development at the time of application. The work must specifically respond to the exhibition brief, which can be found below. For full details please see The State of Shine Expression of Interest. This document includes the project specifications, associated costs, important dates and selection criteria.
What: “The State of Shine”. An exhibition of selected works by the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Queensland, to be showcased at Radiant Pavilion Melbourne Contemporary Jewellery and Object Biennial.
When: 9 - 14 September 2019
The State of Shine seeks to showcase the shining and vibrant contemporary jewellery and metalsmithing community in Queensland. Through the medium of jewellery and objects, the exhibition will be an exploration of what it means to design and make in Queensland.
The State of Shine strives to draw out themes and connections between artworks, to begin a discussion about what is it to design and make in Queensland, as well as the broader framework of Australia. How does place, impact on thinking and making within the sphere of contemporary gold and silversmithing?
Note: Entry is open to all members of the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Queensland (JMGQ). If you are not a member of this organisation but are interested in applying to participate in the exhibition, you can apply for membership at www.jmgq.com.au and follow the links.
Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject heading of “The State of Shine” if you have any question or queries.
Click here to read Vivien Bedwell's review of the Use exhibition for Garland Magazine.
Join us at the opening of our next exhibition 'FIVE'. The opening event is on Saturday 8th July, at 88 Gallery in Redcliffe, 4pm - 6pm.
Registration will open Thursday 15 June 2017
Early Bird (Thursday 15 June - Wednesday 19 July)
JMGA member: $240.00*
Full price (from Thursday 20 July)
JMGA member: $270.00*
Saturday night party: $50.00
The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (Queensland Chapter) Inc.