8 August – 26 September 2009
This exhibition will showcase a broad mix of nationally recognised, established and more emerging South Australian Jewellers, all connected or associated with the JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design a unique centre for the design, production, exhibition and sale of work by leading and emerging Australian designer / makers.
Julie Blyfield – With works is held at institutions such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Musee Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh and the National Gallery of Australia, Blyfield’s reputation continues to build. Her recent works are characterised by botanical forms with strong sculptural qualities.
Jane Bowden – Zu Design : With a love of working with metal and a fascination for detail Bowden’s rings, bracelets, neckpieces and brooches have a clarity of form, which has seen her work exhibited both nationally and internationally.
Christian Hall – Taking traditional practice as a starting point, Hall creates jewellery, lighting and domestic scaled objects, Hall investigates the impact of new technologies in our built environs. Hall has exhibited extensively and has undertaken a residency in the UK as part of the HAT (Here and There) project.
Kath Inglis – Inglis’s Design Institute of Australia award winning works showcase her signature technique of hand carving and dying of PVC, jewellery and lighting.
Catherine Truman – Truman has exhibited consistently since the early 1980s,particularly in Australia, Japan and Germany. Her most recent works exploring the medium of plastic are concerned with the body and with the sensations and memories that are located within it and the history of anatomical imaging of the body.
Sun- Woong (Chris) Bang – Bang works with the time consuming process of filigree, to produce stunning jewellery and objects. His recent works have used this process to embellish found and pre existing digital objects.
Michelle Taylor – A prolific maker, whose career is expanding nationally and internationally, Taylor’s predominant use of plywood and steel symbolises notions of interruption, industrialisation and integration whilst exploring notions of the landscape.