Forthcoming JMGQ events
1 April 2006:General Meeting, Practice Perspectives 2 and UFO
UFO stands for UnFinished Object and is the opportunity for you to bring along, discuss and get suggestions on that UFO that has been lurking in your studio unresolved.
Please join us on Saturday 1 April at 9.30 am in room 3.35 at QCA GU 226 Grey Street South Bank Brisbane. For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
8+9 April 2006
Introduction to Kiln Fire Enamel Master Class with leading Australian Enamellist Catherine Large. The 2 day class will be held in the Gold and Silversmithing Department at QCA GU South Bank. Fees are $165 for JMGQ members and $185 for non members (including GST).For further information email email@example.com
Hand Forging - flatware and associated applicationsMaster Class with leading Australian Silversmith (maker of hollow and flatware) David Clayton. The 4 day class will be held over 4 consecutive Saturdays. It will allow an in-depth guided exploration into this specialised technique of working with metal.
Ornamentamology touring exhibition of selected JMGQ members work curated by Kirsten Fitzpatrick and Trevor Moore. This project has been made possible through the Touring Exhibition Partnership Program of the Museum and Gallery Services Queensland, with assistance from the Australia Council, the Federal Government's arts funding and advisory body.
Recent activities include February two-day Kinetic Components Master class lead by leading artist Sheridan Kennedy; October 3 x Torch fire Enamel Master classes lead by leading enamellist Catherine Large. Both Master class series were coordinated by QCA, Griffith University.
In September, silent auction of silversmithing and jewellery tools, general meeting and Practice Perspectives #1 Emerging guest speakers Susie Woodhouse and Kylie Gartside.
JMGQ held its AGM on Saturday 26 November 2005. The AGM started at 10am in room 3.35 at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Grey Street, South Brisbane. Some changes in the line up on the Board and Committee – welcome Susie and Kathleen and thank you to Kylie for stepping into the Secretary role.
December, 17 members participated in the JMGQ Christmas exhibition Curraent at Brilliant Facets (keep an eye out for the exhibition report to follow shortly). Mary Kios of Brilliant Facets also hosted the JMGQ Christmas dinner. A pin swap was part of the night.
The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (Queensland Chapter) Inc.