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08/05/2013

Coup de coeur : Francesca FLYNN « Out of the BLUE »

For Out The Blue (nov 2012) Kath Libbert has chosen nine new BA and MA graduates from all over the UK:  ‘Spotting and then supporting the work of cutting edge new graduates has always been extremely central to the ethos of the gallery.  Forging a career straight out of college is really challenging. Now, more than ever, it is vital to exhibit and encourage these incredibly talented jewellers at this formative stage in their careers. In this Olympic year we think we can spot a winner….the gold medalists of the future!’

Francesca Flynn  ringsFrancesca Flynn  rings

Francesca Flynn, Glasgow School of Art, whose sparkling crystalline collection epitomizes the title of the exhibition, Out The Blue, explores the facets of natural and constructed crystals creating vibrant jewellery.

« I use a combination of metals, moulded resin, rubber coatings, wood and crystal elements. My work explores themes of fragility and impermanence which are developed into wearable objects. I am a graduate of 2012 and will be Artist in Residence at Glasgow School of Art for 2012/13 »

« My interest in the combination of art and science combined with a childhood fascination with rocks and fossils led me to experiment with crystal growth.  I used this initially as a visual source, which then developed as a method and material for creating work.  The vivid blue hue of copper sulphate crystals inspired the colour of resin for this collection.  My work explores the beauty and impermanence of crystals that I have grown and the fragility of natural crystals. I recreate these forms in resin and metal to make my own amalgamated formations which become stable, wearable objects. »

Francesca flynn - 'fusion formation' resin & silver brooch 2012Francesca Flynn – ‘fusion formation’ resin & silver brooch 2012

Francesca Flynn brooch   Silver, resinFrancesca Flynn ‘Fragmented Formation’ brooch in resin and white metal

Francesca Flynn brooch  Silver, resinFrancesca Flynn ‘Fragmented Formation’ brooch

Francesca Flynn – Rutile Shards Brooch – Structure created using balsa wood and adhesive, coated in acrylic paint with quartz point elements.Francesca Flynn– Rutile Shards Brooch – Structure created using balsa wood and adhesive, coated in acrylic paint with quartz point elements.

Multidues of Blue, Necklace  Resin, Steel - April 2013  - Francesca FlynnFrancesca Flynn – Multidues of Blue, Necklace  Resin, Steel – April 2013

Francesca Flynn (The Glasgow School of Art) "Emanating from Fragility", brooch, bronze and resin  Awarded The Peter Wylie Davidson Memorial Prize 2012  Purchased for the beginning of the memorial collectionFrancesca Flynn (The Glasgow School of Art) « Emanating from Fragility », brooch, bronze and resin  – Awarded by The Peter Wylie Davidson Memorial Prize 2012  Purchased for the beginning of the memorial collection

Francesca Flynn - New Work: Inclusions, ring, October 2012   resin, silverFrancesca Flynn -  Inclusions, ring, October 2012   resin, silver

Francesca Flynn ringsFrancesca Flynn  rings

Francesca Flynn - Rutile Ring Series    Dark Aggregate; oxidised cast silver, Apatite crystal elements    Emerging Blue; oxidised cast silver, moulded resin element    Dark Shards; oxidised cast silver, Apatite crystal elementsFrancesca Flynn – Rutile Ring Series    Dark Aggregate; oxidised cast silver, Apatite crystal elements    Emerging Blue; oxidised cast silver, moulded resin element    Dark Shards; oxidised cast silver, Apatite crystal elements

Francesca Flynn Erosion Ring Series     Sugar crystals embedded in resin, set in cast silver.  Moulds were taken of crystal growth to create both resin and silver forms.Francesca Flynn Erosion Ring Series     Sugar crystals embedded in resin, set in cast silver.  Moulds were taken of crystal growth to create both resin and silver forms.

Francesca Flynn - at New Designers 27-30th June 2012, Business Design Centre, Islington, LondonFrancesca Flynn – necklace -  at New Designers 27-30th June 2012, London

09/11/2012

EXPO ‘OUT THE BLUE’ – Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Bradford (UK) – 15 Nov. 2012 – 27 Janv 2013

OUT THE BLUE
Nine Electric New Talents

Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, which in 2012 celebrates sixteen years at Salts Mill, has selected and exhibited the work of new graduates since its inception. In numerous cases these emerging talents have gone on to gain wide acclaim for their work, and many continue to be represented by the gallery.

" Out The Blue" -  NINE ELECTRIC NEW TALENTS -  IN THIS OLYPMIC YEAR WE ARE PROUD TO INTRODUCE NINE RECENT UK GRADUATES THAT WE 'TIP FOR GOLD'.......     This THURSDAY 15TH NOV 6PM - 9PM    15% OFF ALL WORK BOUGHT ON THE NIGHT.    We are delighted that many of the new graduates will be joining us at this opening event and will be happy to talk about their work with you!    FOR A FULL OUT THE BLUE CATALOGUE PLEASE SEE: www.kathlibbertjewellery.co.uk(‘Reflex’ brooch by Joanna Hemsley)

For Out The Blue Kath Libbert has chosen nine new BA and MA graduates from all over the UK:  ‘Spotting and then supporting the work of cutting edge new graduates has always been extremely central to the ethos of the gallery.  Forging a career straight out of college is really challenging. Now, more than ever, it is vital to exhibit and encourage these incredibly talented jewellers at this formative stage in their careers. In this Olympic year we think we can spot a winner….the gold medalists of the future!’

Just like this year’s graduates, renowned goldsmith Jacqueline Mina, who has won the Jerwood prize for Applied Arts and this year received an OBE for services to Art, started out on her jewellery career over 40 years ago after graduating from the Royal College of Art. She is now exhibited and collected worldwide with pieces in the Victoria & Albert Museum and in the Museum of Art and Design in New York. Currently represented by Libbert she says:

‘Galleries such as Kath Libbert Jewellery play a very important role in the career of the new graduate because they educate and encourage their clients and can also advise budding jewellers to go in a certain direction. With her background in psychology, I think that Kath is particularly good at tuning in to new designers who are prepared to take risks in their own careers, people who will stick it out. Knowing this, collectors have confidence in who Kath selects to be in the gallery’s exhibitions. A new graduate exhibition such as Out The Blue allows collectors to spot someone right at the start and then follow them throughout their career.’

The Nine New Graduates that Libbert Tips for Gold are:

Francesca Flynn, Glasgow School of Art, whose sparkling crystalline collection epitomizes the title of the exhibition, Out The Blue, explores the facets of natural and constructed crystals creating vibrant jewellery. Edinburgh College of Art graduate Mariko Sumioka is inspired by the natural materials used in Japanese architecture and creates elegant pieces that interact sculpturally with the human body.

Joanna Hemsley, RCA, London, makes playful, mobile pieces that surprise and delight by revealing hidden elements, while Cristina Zani, Edinburgh College of Art, creates striking, erudite work inspired by her travels in Seoul and the writings of Italo Calvino.

Amy Logan, Sheffield Hallam University, creates pieces which play with concepts of space, containing and encircling it with elegant swirls of finely curved coloured metal. Heather Woof, Edinburgh College of Art, forms windswept looking pieces from the hardest of metals – titanium and steel, not normally used to express movement as they are so very difficult to work with. Very much inspired by the wild Scottish weather she experienced whilst studying in Scotland!

Also an Edinburgh graduate, Nabla Pall’s work is joyfully colourful, each piece like a miniature modernist painting, inspired by circuses, exotic birds and her early exposure to a multitude of cultures. In contrast, from Central St Martins, London, Yannan Song’s work is meditatively simple – elegant neckpieces in fine stainless steel curves and lines mimic the way that strands of hair rest on the body. Finally Marek Svana, De Montfort University, Banbury, constructs superbly engineered geometric copper bangles, darkly oxidized on their exterior, with contrasting flashes of enamel inside in brilliant primary colours.

‘Fusion Formation’ brooch in resin and white metal by Francesca Flynn,  Glasgow School of Art graduateFrancesca Flynn – ‘Fusion Formation’ brooch in resin and white metal

Francesca Flynn ‘Fragmented Formation’ brooch in resin and white metalFrancesca FlynnFragmented Formation’ brooch in resin and white metal

Joanna Hemsley ‘Reflex’ ring, closed, in stainless steel, silver, topaz and haematiteJoanna Hemsley - ‘Reflex’ ring being picked up, in stainless steel, silver, topaz and haematiteJoanna Hemsley - ‘Reflex’ ring fully open, in stainless steel, silver, topaz and haematite

Joanna Hemsley – ‘Reflex’ ring (from close to fully open) – stainless steel, silver, topaz and haematite

Cristina Zani - ‘My Seoul’ group of wood rings with acrylic paintCristina Zani - ‘My Seoul’ group of wood rings with acrylic paint

Mariko Sumioka - ‘Mosaic Roof’ earrings/pins in enamelled copper, silver and goldMariko Sumioka – ‘Mosaic Roof’ earrings/pins in enamelled copper, silver and gold

Mariko Sumioka - ‘Mosaic Roof’ earring/pin in enamelled copper and silverMariko Sumioka – ‘Mosaic Roof’ earring/pin in enamelled copper and silver

Heather Woof, ‘Explode’ brooch in hand cut titanium and mild steelHeather Woof, ‘Explode’ brooch in hand cut titanium and mild steel

Heather Woof, ‘Windswept’ earrings in hand cut titanium and mild steelHeather Woof, ‘Windswept’ earrings in hand cut titanium and mild steel

Nabla Pall, Edinburgh College of Art -   Magnetic brooch in resin with line drawingNabla Pall, Edinburgh College of Art -   Magnetic brooch in resin with line drawing

MAREK SVANA - Hinged bangles in oxidised copper, silver and enamelMarek Svana – Hinged bangles in oxidised copper, silver and enamel

 

Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery
Salts Mill, Saltaire,
Bradford BD18 3LA.
Tel/Fax 01274 599790.
Email:info@kathlibbertjewellery.co.uk
Open Monday – Friday 10am – 5.30pm. Weekends 10am – 6pm. 

06/09/2012

EXPO ‘NEW TALENT’ – Lesley Craze Gallery, London (UK) – 4 Sept.-13 Oct. 2012

NEW TALENT

Spotlight runs from  4th September – 13th October 2012

Lesley Craze Gallery - New TalentEight new jewellery graduates from across the UK have been selected to showcase a small selection of their work at Lesley Craze Gallery, London.
This spotlight will bring together exceptional examples of innovative jewellery design and craftsmanship from emerging makers. The work ranges from delicate enamel earrings to large textile neckpieces, all of which offer fresh ideas on design, materials and technique.
Lesley Craze Gallery’s New Talent spotlight promises to be full of exciting, unusual and thoughtfully crafted pieces that will demonstrate the breath of young talent emerging from Britain today. New work from new makers who will undoubtedly be ones to watch in the future.

Featuring:  Elizabeth ArmourCarrie DickensFrancesca Flynn — Nabla Pall — Mariko SumiokaFern JellymanHeather Woof — Nicola Wilde

 Fern Jellyman necklaceFern Jellyman necklace « knot »

Heather Woof    Windswept Collection 2012 Heather Woof     Windswept Collection 2012 - hand cut titanium and mild steel. Elizabeth Armour

Francesca Flynn - Rutile Shards Brooch     Structure created using balsa wood and adhesive, coated in acrylic paint with quartz point elements.Francesca Flynn – Rutile Shards Brooch – Structure created using balsa wood and adhesive, coated in acrylic paint with quartz point elements. Carrie DickensCarrie Dickens « precious pebbles » series 2012 – sterling silver cast over slip-cast bone china, tussah silk

Mariko Sumioka "rokusyo no yane" earringsMariko Sumioka  « rokusyo no yane » earrings

 

Lesley Craze Gallery
3 – 35a Clerkenwell Green
EC1R 0DU – London
United Kingdom
Telephone: 020 7608 0393
Fax: 020 7251 5655

VIDEOS :

 Elizabeth Armour – Jewellery Designer

Student Profile: Francesca Flynn – Silversmithing and Jewellery from The Glasgow School of Art

 

 

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