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09/12/2016

EXPO ‘New Tastes – Twelve New Graduates’ – Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery (UK) – 10 Nov. 2016–29 Janv. 2017

New Tastes


Twelve New Graduates

 New Tastes Twelve New Graduates - kath libbert jewellery gallery- 10th Nov - 29th Jan 2017Darcey Skelly,  Space Cows From Space)

 Twelve New Graduates
Delectable jewellery, metalwork and silversmithing! Our annual pick of the most delicious new talents selected from all across the UK and Ireland!

Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, which this year celebrates twenty years at Salts Mill, Saltaire, 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. For the exhibition New Tastes Kath serves up twelve sumptuous collections cooked up by new graduates from all over the UK and Ireland:  ‘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 and metalsmiths at this formative stage in their careers.’

 
Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art -
Rob Anderson, Sheffield Hallam University - already a winner, bagging the prestigious 2016 Business Design Centre New Designer of the Year Award for his Japanese ceramic inspired ‘family’ of earthy steel vessels entitled ‘Heavy Hands’. Their meditative beauty arises from his carefully considered making process – a wonderfully tactile collection with great presence.
Hayley Brooks, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee -
Chen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery -
Sheng Zhang, Birmingham School of Jewellery

Room for more?

We are also delighted to serve up collections byFrancesca Lobb, Manchester School of Art; Felicity Lynden, University of Edinburgh;  Freya Alder, Glasgow School of Art; Stephanie O Leary, Middlesex University, London; Michaela Murrain, De Montfort University, Leicester, and Amanda Denison, Winchester School of Art.

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Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art‘Go with the Glow’ is a taste explosion – sensual, soft to the touch jewels, in a riot of fluorescent UV reactive nylon wire, inspired by raves, laser light shows, and jellyfish!
« My jewellery is focused on exploring the multisensory experience and making tactile wearable pieces, which involve different sensory experiences such as vision, sound, and touch. The inspiration for the jewellery series “Go with the Glow” stems from capturing the moving moments in the natural world. I was deeply attracted by free-swimming marine animal. For example jellyfish, which is soft, light, and glowing with the characteristics of amazing colours. I was also fascinated by dancing, rave party and laser light show.
I developed my work by experimenting with acrylic, moving beads, UV reactive nylon wire, UV light and fluorescent paints resulting in light-weighted tactile, colourful and playful pieces. The nylon wires under UV light creates an amazing fluorescent effect and provide a pleasant visual enjoyment for the wearers and viewers. Moreover, the pieces create subtle sounds, following freely with the movements of the body. »

Education
2009-2013 | BA Jewellery and Silversmithing College of Art and Design, Beijing University of Technology
2014-2016 | MFA Jewellery and Silversmithing  Edinburgh College of Art

Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art - ‘Go with the Glow’- bangle in acrylic, seed beads, fluorescent plastic tube and nylon wire. Photo by Shannon Tofts  Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art – ‘Go with the Glow’- bangle in acrylic, seed beads, fluorescent plastic tube and nylon wire. Photo by Shannon Tofts 

Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art - ‘Go with the Glow’- brooch in acrylic, seed beads, fluorescent plastic tube and nylon wire. Photo by Shannon Tofts Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art - ‘Go with the Glow’- brooch in acrylic, seed beads, fluorescent plastic tube and nylon wire. Photo by Shannon Tofts

Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art - ‘Go with the Glow’- pendant in acrylic, seed beads, fluorescent plastic tube and nylon wire. Photo by Shannon Tofts  Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art - ‘Go with the Glow’- pendant in acrylic, seed beads, fluorescent plastic tube and nylon wire. Photo by Shannon Tofts 

Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art - ‘Go with the Glow’- ring in acrylic, seed beads, fluorescent plastic tube and nylon wire. Photo by Shannon Tofts   Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art – ‘Go with the Glow’- ring in acrylic, seed beads, fluorescent plastic tube and nylon wire. Photo by Shannon Tofts 

Amanda Denison, Winchester School of Art
« I am inspired and intrigued by the traces left behind through dilapidation and decay and by the marks stamped on the urban environment.  And I am drawn to repeated elements that distort and change. 
I have a fine art background and this influences my approach to jewellery making. I live and work in West London and take numerous photographs of the details I discover as I walk the streets. These are incorporated into my work through mark making and drawings on my enameled surfaces.
I enjoy the challenge of working with industrial materials and traditional processes to create distinctive hand made art Jewellery. I like to work with steel and to add silver accents. I incorporate enamels and patinas to add colour but my palette is subtle and restrained. After kiln firing my enamels are deconstructed and the shiny finish is abraded. This creates richly degraded surfaces with subtle areas of hue and tone and a smooth matt finish. Where patches of bare steel are revealed they are encouraged to rust.  Each piece is unique for although I can repeat the processes there is always an element of chance and no two pieces are ever exactly the same. »

Amanda Denison, Winchester School of Art. - Enamelled steel necklace on silver chain  -  : Amanda Denison, Winchester School of Art. – Enamelled steel necklace on silver chain

Amanda Denison, Winchester School of Art - Double enamelled steel brooch -  .: Amanda Denison, Winchester School of Art – Double enamelled steel brooch

 

Michaela Murrain, De Montfort University, Leicester
« My work is all about colour, shape and repetition. The idea of taking plain white, flat pieces of fabric and manipulating them to create wearable sculpture is what excites me as a maker. I am inspired by the bold characteristics of neck adornment within African culture and from this I created my ‘Chunk and Loop’ jewellery collection where I have translated subtle elements, such as the placement of colour and scale, to create tactile, vibrant yet sophisticated, contemporary wearables. »

Michaela Murrain, De Montfort University, Leicester - ‘Chunk and Loop’ necklace in hand dyed cotton Michaela Murrain, De Montfort University, Leicester – ‘Chunk and Loop’ necklace in hand dyed cotton

 

Stephanie O Leary, Middlesex University, London
« Drawn to the simplicity and elegance of clean lines in architectural design, Stephanie O’Leary is influenced by geometric structures which jut-out, protrude or extend from the existing ‘frame’ of their environment. Specifically scaffolding, cranes and power lines.
Scaffolding: “a temporary structure used to support the construction, maintenance and repair of buildings”.
What some may perceive as a temporary ugliness protruding out of the natural urban environment; she is drawn to its linear design, the contrast between permanence and degradation, and the transient nature of its construction.
Formed from various different components, scaffolding can be assembled in various different ways to integrate with and support a building; the structure can be assembled, disassembled, relocated and assembled again. In this sense, over time, the structure is in a constant state of flux, moving around the city.
By focussing on this dynamic, O’Leary uses universal hinges and industrial materials to create kinetic urban structures, which mimic the minimalist and fragmented aesthetic of London.
In combination with found objects, industrial and precious materials, O’Leary forms connections and links between discarded objects, material connotations and their environment in relation to urban cityscapes. »

Stephanie O Leary, Middlesex University, London - ‘Fragments’ – necklace in enamelled copper, steel, silver with fragment pieces encased in scaffolding inspired frames on articulated wooden chain  Stephanie O Leary, Middlesex University, London – ‘Fragments’ – necklace in enamelled copper, steel, silver with fragment pieces encased in scaffolding inspired frames on articulated wooden chain 

Stephanie O Leary, Middlesex University, London - ‘Roof Truss Brooch’ in wood, steel and brass  Stephanie O Leary, Middlesex University, London – ‘Roof Truss Brooch’ in wood, steel and brass 
  »Scaffolding: “a temporary structure used to support the construction, maintenance and repair of buildings”. « 

 

Chen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery – inspired by ballet, Chen’s delightfully playful series of rings and brooches seem alive, dancing on the body – every element of her finely manipulated metal wire mini sculptures move as the wearer moves.
« Chen Cheng believes that contemporary jewellery is interactive because it demands a response, which can either be physical or emotional. Through kinetic movement and visual interaction, her work is designed to be explored.
“My pieces invoke play. Every element is movable, and this quality enhances the physical movement of the wearer”.
Combining her own aesthetic and working style, Chen has taken inspiration from shapes and moving modes found in the human body, which are also expressed through modern and traditional ballet dancing. Applying this motion to express the mystique and magical forms of the human body was the key determining process in her jewellery design.
Using fine wire and simple metal shapes to create the minimal forms allows the audiences to pay close attention to the movement of the work. Akin to dancing, each piece’s “performance” holds its own surprise in style and character.
Chen hopes that her work will encourage the wearers to touch, feel and discover the meaning behind her work. She hopes that through a deeper appreciation of such interaction, jewellery can be better understood and more people would be able to appreciate the different expressions and styles of contemporary jewellery. »

Dancing On My Own - kinetic ring -  Chen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery;: Chen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery – Dancing On My Own – kinetic ring

  "dancing on my own" kinetic ring -  Chen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery;: Chen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery – Dancing On My Own – kinetic ring

Chen Cheng - Dancing on my own kinetic broochChen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery – Dancing On My Own – kinetic  brooch 

Chen Cheng (CN) - Dancing On My Own - kinetic ring - Chen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery – Dancing On My Own – kinetic  ring

 

Francesca Lobb, Manchester School of Art
« Through the exploration of body adornment and personal possessions my practice primarily focusses around how an object evokes personal comfort for its owner. Through interrogation of pre-owned objects and our interaction with our personal belongings, my works emphasis is on the user’s experience. By observing these interactions I question how the design of an object can entice an individual to explore the piece and how this can provoke the wearer to form a personal attachment to the item.
Producing small scale objects with close attention to detail, I question how the user will interact with each piece. Creating intricate designs that evoke engagement, generates an individual narrative upon each item through the user’s choice of how it is worn.
Exploration of traditional techniques within jewellery and metal work is integral within my practice to produce individual handmade items, which also allows myself as a maker to form a personal connection to each piece throughout its creation. »

 Francesca Lobb, Manchester School of Art - ‘Watchmaker’s Brooch’ – from ‘Explore’ Collection.  Worn on the inside of the jacket to reflect the significance of the user's personal choice. Brass, chain, stainless steel and corked glass vials - Francesca Lobb, Manchester School of Art - ‘Watchmaker’s Brooch’ – from ‘Explore’ Collection.  Worn on the inside of the jacket to reflect the significance of the user’s personal choice. Brass, chain, stainless steel and corked glass vials

‘Watchmaker’s Brooch’ - from ‘Explore’ Collection in brass, chain, stainless steel and corked glass vials - ; Francesca Lobb, Manchester School of Art;: Francesca Lobb, Manchester School of Art - ‘Watchmaker’s Brooch’ - from ‘Explore’ Collection in brass, chain, stainless steel and corked glass vials

Francesca Lobb, Manchester School of Art - ‘Watchmaker’s Brooch’ – from ‘Explore’ Collection in brass, chain, stainless steel and corked glass vials 

 

Darcey Skelly, National College of Art and Design, Dublin‘Voyages of the Starship Stetson’ – a collision of two iconic fictional genres, Sci-Fi and the Western, paired in a crazy creation of her own imagining. Her concept, if the Cowboys of the Old West found a way to propel themselves into Space to colonise a planet. Darcey describes herself as ‘an illustrative maker’, a storyteller who aims to show there is more to a piece than meets the eye!

 Darcey Skelly, National College of Art and Design, Dublin  Space Cows From Space - Necklace   Darcey Skelly, National College of Art and Design, Dublin  Space Cows From Space – Necklace

Sheng Zhang, Birmingham School of Jewellery – winner of the New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Silversmithing Award 2016  is influenced by minimalist art and contemporary architecture. Shafts of light slice through finely crafted incisions in his series of supremely elegant geometric brooches and vessels – all darkly oxidised with glinting gold edges.
« Sheng Zhang is influenced by minimalist art and inspired by contemporary architecture. His passion concentrates on the exploration and expression of the relationship between internal and external spaces with significant contrasting elements such as forms, textures and colours.
The collection involves the utilisation of highlighted incisions and openings to imply and emphasise the link of internal and external space, as well as introducing light as an indicator of different spaces to allow the viewer to look through and explore the entire piece. This also strengthens the visual response, captures attention and produces curiosity for the viewer.
By employing simple geometric forms and contrasting colours, Sheng demonstrates a minimal style and visual language, which reflects his personality, philosophy and personal aesthetic.
Each piece is unique as a result of a carefully controlled and purposely structured making process. All the pieces are hand made in metal with appropriate techniques including plating and oxidising. The collection consists of functional and non-functional items. »

Sheng Zhang, Birmingham School of Jewellery - ‘Inside Out’ – brooches in oxidised gilding metal Sheng Zhang, Birmingham School of Jewellery – ‘Inside Out’ – brooches in oxidised gilding metal

Sheng (Shawn) Zhang Brooch: Sheng Zhang Brooch – gilding metal, oxidising 2016

Felicity Lynden, University of Edinburgh - 'Ruins' necklace in resin embedded with iron oxide and steel mesh, with white metal and stainless wire Felicity Lynden, University of Edinburgh – ‘Ruins’ necklace in resin embedded with iron oxide and steel mesh, with white metal and stainless wire

 

Freya Alder, Glasgow School of Art
« I am a designer, maker and jeweller based in Glasgow. My work tends to be informal, relatively un-precious and playful. I recently graduated from the design school at Glasgow School of art specialising in silversmithing and jewellery.
This work originally sprang from my love of illustrating the female form. I enjoy the long linear lines that so quickly represent a woman. With something like five strokes of a pen one can conjure a form, and a character within that form.
The subject of the nude woman is fraught with conflicts. The female form is often reductively objectified and generally devalued. I want my work to have a humour and an informality that isn’t often afforded to the subject of the naked women or indeed the discipline of jewellery »

Freya Alder, Glasgow School of Art - Brass Ladies – brooches hand pierced in brass Freya Alder, Glasgow School of Art – Brass Ladies – brooches hand pierced in brass

Freya Alder, Glasgow School of Art - Brass Ladies – brooches hand pierced in brass - The subject of the nude woman is fraught with conflicts. The female form is often reductively objectified and generally devalued. I want my work to have a humour and an informality that isn't often afforded to the subject of the naked women or indeed the discipline of jewellery: Freya Alder, Glasgow School of Art – Brass Ladies – brooches hand pierced in brass – The subject of the nude woman is fraught with conflicts. The female form is often reductively objectified and generally devalued. I want my work to have a humour and an informality that isn’t often afforded to the subject of the naked women or indeed the discipline of jewellery

Hayley Brooks, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee - the peaceful expansive landscapes of the Scottish wilds are captured in her sensitive collection of chokers and bangles – microscopic details of lichen covered rocks appear in richly textured soft silicone contrasting with sleek silver – ‘a personal souvenir – enabling the wearer to carry with them something of the peace and solace found in the Scottish landscape.’
« The Scottish landscape provides peacefulness, an opportunity to free your mind, and access to silence. A stark contrast to the every day hustle and bustle of city life. Through photography I capture things that interest me ranging from the textures and details in the rocks found at my feet to the wider expansive landscapes that give us a sense of place. I am interested in the natural reflection of the landscape in the details of the rocks – the macroscopic in the microscopic!
Through this innovative collection of contemporary jewellery I aim to raise awareness of the beauty of the Scottish landscape, as I want other people see what I can see in the rocks and stones. These immensely wearable pieces, combine alternative materials such as silicone and precious metal, and also act as a personal souvenir – enabling the wearer to carry something of the peace and solace found in the Scottish landscape. »

Hayley Brooks, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee - Choker in silicone, anodised aluminium and silver -  Hayley Brooks, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee: -  Choker in silicone, anodised aluminium and silver -

Hayley Brooks Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee – Choker in silicone, anodised aluminium and silver 

 

New Tastes introduces twelve new jewellery graduates: Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art; Hayley Brooks, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee; Chen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery; Rob Anderson, Sheffield Hallam University; Sheng Zhang, Birmingham School of Jewellery; Darcey Skelly, National College of Art and Design, Dublin; Francesca Lobb, Manchester School of Art; Felicity Lynden, University of Edinburgh; Freya Alder, Glasgow School of Art; Stephanie O Leary, Middlesex University, London; Michaela Murrain, De Montfort University, Leicester; Amanda Denison, Winchester School of Art.

 

KATH LIBBERT JEWELLERY GALLERY
Salts Mill, Saltaire,
Bradford BD18 3LA. – UK
Tel/Fax 01274 599790.
info@kathlibbertjewellery.c…
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OPEN DAILY 10 – 5.30 MON – FRI and 10 – 6 AT WEEKENDS

 

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17/08/2016

EXPO ‘Marzee Graduate Show 2016′ – Marzee Gallery, Nijmegen (NL) – 21 Aout-29 Oct. 2016

30th Marzee International Graduate Show 2016

Please join us on Sunday 21 August at 4pm for the opening of the 2016 Annual International Marzee Graduate Show at Galerie Marzee.

During the opening we will also be presenting the Marzee Graduate Prize to this year’s most promising graduates -

The exhibition will be on show until 29 October 2016.

The Marzee International Graduate Show 2016.

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Marzee Graduate Show 2016 - Wan Hee Cho jewel(Wan Hee Cho (KR) necklace) RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) in 2013)

Galerie Marzee  -30th Marzee International Graduate Show 2016 -  Wei Zhou, Hints / Untitled, 2016, necklace; silver, greenhide; CAFA, Beijing, China  Wei Zhou, Hints / Untitled, 2016, necklace; silver, greenhide; CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts), Beijing, China

30th Marzee International Graduate Show -  [Wei Zhou, Hints  CAFA, China]: Wei Zhou, Hints  CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts), China 

  Fan WANG, Sint Lucas Antwerpen - Marzee graduate show 2016  Fan WANGSint Lucas Antwerpen

Alžběta Dvořákova, The secret of space, 2016, brooch; leather, silver, brass; Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design (AAAD), Prague, Czech Republic - Marzee graduation show 2016Alžběta Dvořákova, The secret of space, 2016, brooch; leather, silver, brass – AAAD (Academy of Art, Architecture and Design), Prague, Czech Republic

Luci Jockel, Royal Mourning, 2014, brooch; squirrel skull, lichen, fungi, insect pins, steel; Rhode Island School of Design (RSID), Providence, US - Marzee .... 2016- Luci Jockel, Royal Mourning, 2014, brooch; squirrel skull, lichen, fungi, insect pins, steel – RISD (Rhode Island School of Design), Providence, US

Marzee ..... - Katie Kameen, Terrain, 2016, necklace; found objects, rubber tubing; Indiana University, Bloomington, US: Katie Kameen, Terrain, 2016, necklace; found objects, rubber tubing; Indiana University, Bloomington, US

Tain Jingwen, The winter Solstice, 2016, brooch; silver, oil painting, metal; CAFA, Beijing, China:  - Marzee ....  2016Tain Jingwen, The winter Solstice, 2016, brooch; silver, oil painting, metal; CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts), Beijing, China

Federica Sala, Controlled Freedom, 2015, necklace; glass, egirina; Alchimia, Florence, Italy: -  Marzee International Graduate Show 2016 -Federica Sala, Controlled Freedom, 2015, necklace; glass, egirina; Alchimia, Florence, Italy

Ronit Vishovski, Undivided, 2016, brooch; casted glass, wire; Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, USA - Marzee graduate show 2016Ronit Vishovski, Undivided, 2016, brooch; casted glass, wire; Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, USA

Lena Wunderlich, Whiteness is Blindness, 2016, brooch; brass, acrylic urethane - automotive paint, stainless steel (model: Kamal N.); Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, USA: - Marzee graduate show 2016 Lena Wunderlich, Whiteness is Blindness, 2016, brooch; brass, acrylic urethane – automotive paint, stainless steel (model: Kamal N.); RISD (Rhode Island School of Design), Providence, USA

Yenim Park, Horsehair Jewelry 4, 2016, brooch; horsehair, stainless steel; Kookmin University, Seoul, South-Korea - Marzee 2016.. - Yenim Park, Horsehair Jewelry 4, 2016, brooch; horsehair, stainless steel; Kookmin University, Seoul, South-Korea

Stephanie O'Leary, Fragments, 2016, necklace; steel, sterling silver, enamelled copper, wenge, neodymium magnets twine; Middlesex University, London, UK - Marzee .... - 2016Stephanie O’Leary, Fragments, 2016, necklace; steel, sterling silver, enamelled copper, wenge, neodymium magnets twine; Middlesex University, London, UK

  Nadja Soloviev - Akademie der Bildenden Künste NürnbergNadja Soloviev Akademie der Bildenden Künste  Nürnberg

Maya Shoshan - Shenkar - MARZEE 2016Maya ShoshanShenkar College of Engineering and Design

Pallavi Verma - jewelry with hair - Jewellery Design Royal Academy of Fine Arts AntwerpPallavi Verma – jewelry with hair – Jewellery Design Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp (Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten)

Mahvash Salim Raza (MFA 2016 Idar-Oberstein) • Necklace "My Perfect Universe" • Resin, gold, silver and ink on transparency • 2016 • ©photo by Muhammad Ashrafi - Marzee Graduate Show 2016Mahvash Salim Raza (MFA 2016 Idar-Oberstein Hochschule Trier) • Necklace « My Perfect Universe » • Resin, gold, silver and ink on transparency • 2016 • ©photo by Muhammad Ashrafi

[and from   Idar-OberSTEIN  : Yiftah Abraham (MFA 2016), Catalina Brenes (MFA 2016), Ferran Iglesias Baron (MFA 2016), Julia Obermaier (Julia Obm)(BFA 2016) and Mahvash Salim Raza (MFA 2016) are selected for the graduation show]

Marzee Graduate Show 2016: Catalina Brenes (MFA 2016 Idar-Oberstein) • Brooch "22 Uhr" • Carrara white marble, silver, steel and resin with natural pigments • ©photo by Qi Wang   Catalina Brenes (MFA 2016 (Idar-Oberstein Hochschule Trier)) • Brooch « 22 Uhr » • Carrara white marble, silver, steel and resin with natural pigments • ©photo by Qi Wang 

Julia Obermaier Necklace: Come Around, 2016 Agate, resin, pigment 27 x 20 x 3.5 cm Photo by: Julia Obermaier (selected for Marzee Graduate Show 2016:): Julia Obermaier Necklace: Come Around, 2016 Agate, resin, pigment 27 x 20 x 3.5 cm Photo by: Julia Obermaier (Idar-Oberstein Hochschule Trier)

Ferràn Iglesias (MFA stud. Idar-Oberstein) • Brooch "Life in Happiness" • Silver, steel and pigment • 2016 • ©photo by Elena GorbunovaFerran Iglesias Baron (MFA stud. Idar-Oberstein Hochschule Trier) • Brooch « Life in Happiness » • Silver, steel and pigment • 2016 • ©photo by Elena Gorbunova

and, from France – Strasbourg – Haute école des arts du Rhin (HEAR)  are selected Solene Dejean  and Camille Ancelin – Honneur aux françaises ! :-)

 Solène Dejean  Ring: PIECES SERIE n°2, 2016  Brass, silver, plexiglass  5 x 8 x 5 cm: Solène Dejean  Ring: PIECES SERIE n°2, 2016  Brass, silver, plexiglass  5 x 8 x 5 cm (Haute école des arts du Rhin (HEAR))

Camille Ancelin (Haute école des arts du Rhin (HEAR) Camille Ancelin (Haute école des arts du Rhin (HEAR)

 

Participating academies and universities:
Australia – MelbourneRMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
Belgium – AntwerpenSint Lucas Antwerpen
Belgium – AntwerpenKoninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten
Belgium- HasseltMAD-Faculty
China – BeijingCAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts)
China – BeijingBIFT (Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology)
Czech Republic – PilsenLadislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art (University of West Bohemia)
Czech Republic – PragueAAAD (Academy of Art, Architecture and Design)
Estonia- TallinnEKA (Eesti Kunstiakadeemia)
Finland – LappeenrantaSaimaa University of Applied Sciences
France – LimogesENSA Limoges
France – Strasbourg – Haute école des arts du Rhin (HEAR)
Germany – DüsseldorfHochschule Düsseldorf
Germany – HalleBurg Giebichenstein – Kunsthochschule Halle
Germany – HildesheimHAWK Hildesheim (Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst)
Germany – Idar-ObersteinHochschule Trier
Germany – MunichAkademie der Bildenden Künste
Germany – PforzheimFachhochschule Pforzheim
Germany – NuremburgAkademie der Bildenden Künste
Israel – JerusalemBezalel Academy of Arts & Design
Israel – Ramat-GanShenkar College of Engineering and Design
Italy – FlorenceAlchimia, Scuola di Gioielleria
Japan – TokyoHiko Mizuno College of Jewelry
South Korea – SeoulKookmin University
Netherlands – MaastrichtMaastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design
Netherlands – AmsterdamGerrit Rietveld Academie
New Zealand – AucklandManukau Institute of Technology
New Zealand – PoriruaWhitireia Community Polytechnic
Spain – BarcelonaEscola Massana
Sweden – GöteborgHDK (Högskolan för design och konsthantverk)
Sweden – StockholmKonstfack, University of Arts Craft and Design
Switzerland – GenèveHEAD (Haute ecole d’art et de design)
United Kingdom – BirminghamBirmingham City University, School of Jewellery
United Kingdom – EdinburghEdinburgh College of Art
United Kingdom – LondonMiddlesex University
United Kingdom – LondonCentral Saint Martins
United Kingdom – LondonRoyal College of Art
USA – Bloomfield HillsCranbrook Academy of Art
USA – BloomingtonIndiana University
USA – New PaltzState University of New York at New Paltz
USA – ProvidenceRISD (Rhode Island School of Design)
USA – San DiegoSan Diego State University
 

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31/08/2015

DECOUVERTE – COUP de COEUR … Annie HUANG

Annie HUANG

Discovered thanks to MARZEE graduation show 2015 where her jewels are presented ….

Annie Huang.Annie Huang  – « Sense of Belonging » 2015 – stacked neckpieces.

Annie Huang - collection 2015 "sense of belonging"Annie Huang – collection 2015 « sense of belonging »

« Annie Huang is a South African-Taiwanese jewellery designer. Having lived in multiple countries, she is intrigued by cultures especially in arts and languages. Gaining her education in contemporary jewellery at the School of Jewellery in Birmingham, UK, has allowed her to step into the niche world of art jewellery. 

15/06/2015- 18/06/2015: Graduate Show at The School of Jewellery, Birmingham, B1 3PA. (Annie Huang)

 For her current collection, she uses jewellery as a creative medium to explore the personal sense of belonging of individuals. She invites both jewellery and non-jewellery wearers to share their stories over a hot drink. As she listens and writes, the words written are then transformed onto metal to be formed into multiple layers representing the designer’s aesthetics. The burnished edges and lines of the layered metal, exploits the depth of human emotions and aims to provoke thought on where one truly belongs.

 Annie Huang - Sense of Belonging 2015 -   neckpieces detailAnnie Huang - Sense of Belonging 2015 -   neckpieces detail & textures

The jewellery is organic and imperfect to resemble a branch on a tree. There are certain bark like textures that seem to almost peel off, to resemble a partial unveiling of the self. The colours range from autumn leaves, to subtle grey tones, intended to allow viewers to contemplate their thoughts without distraction. On closer inspection, some pieces have visible words that the audience can choose to interpret or they can ask the designer to share the full story. The aim is to communicate, share and relate through art jewellery »

 Annie Huang -Sense of Belonging 2015 - metal, silver plated, oxidised, small broochAnnie Huang – « Sense of Belonging » 2015 – metal, silver plated, oxidised, small brooch

« Jewellery holds the sentiments of our attitudes towards life. The raw emotions of the maker, the expressions of the purchaser and the touch of the wearer, this is what has caught me into the contemporary jewellery world. It’s not just the creating but also the stories. »

« The inspiration for the ‘Sense of Belonging’ collection, came from looking at bird nests to the branches that they hang off of. Whilst playing around with the metal, the intricate layers formed caught my eye. The metal although malleable, has a will of its own. With limited control, the organic nature is allowed to form, this is evident in the burnished lines, colour and space between the layers. »

Annie Huang - Sense of Belonging 2015 -  metal, silver-plated oxidised bangleAnnie Huang - Sense of Belonging 2015 -  metal, silver-plated oxidised bangle

Annie Huang - Sense of Belonging 2015 -  metal, oxidised bangleAnnie Huang – Sense of Belonging 2015 -  metal, oxidised bangle …. like burnt wood ….

Annie Huang - Sense of Belonging 2015 - brooch - metal, silver and gold plated with engraved words Annie Huang – Sense of Belonging 2015 – brooch – metal, silver and gold plated with engraved words

Annie Huang -Sense of Belonging 2015 - metal, gold plated,  brooch with engraved wordsAnnie Huang -Sense of Belonging 2015 – metal, gold plated,  brooch with engraved words

Annie Huang - Marzee graduation show 2015 -  - necklace - material is copper that has been treated, oxidised, some parts silver and gold-plated. On closer look it's actually layer upon layerAnnie Huang - Marzee graduation show 2015 -  – necklace – material is copper that has been treated, oxidised, some parts silver and gold-plated. On closer look it’s actually layer upon layer

Annie Huang - Sense of Belonging 2015 - metal, silver-plated , oxidised, oxidised with engraved words neckpiece Annie Huang - Sense of Belonging 2015 – metal, silver-plated , oxidised, oxidised with engraved words neckpiece

I GO CRAZY with these neckpieces !!!!!

01/01/2015

COUP de COEUR : Amy Peace-Buzzard – selected for TALENTE 2015

Amy Peace-Buzzard -  selectionnée pour TALENTE 2015

[Talente-Award presentation 2015 : 14 March 2015  16:30, Halle B1 Main stage of IHM (Internationalen Handwerksmesse Munich)]

« There is a brutal transience in our fragile surroundings. Things fade and deteriorate. Over time we repair and mend. A fresh coat of paint, a crack filled. Inevitably these fixes themselves deteriorate, but in this we gain something new, something different from the original. Amy Peace-Buzzard’s jewellery reflects a sense of the lost and forgotten. Fascinated by objects that show a battered life: proudly displaying their impermanence, but going unnoticed, she focuses on a balance of the resilient with fragility. How we protect the damaged or allow it to continue alone in its decline. As much as time deteriorates, there will always remain a sense of what was once there.  »
Amy Peace-Buzzard  2014

BA (Hons) Degree, Jewellery and Silversmithing- School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University, UK | September 2011- July 2014

Forgotten shadows – 2014

Amy Peace Buzzard - Forgotten shadows - 2014Amy Peace Buzzard – Forgotten shadows – 2014

Amy Peace-Buzzard. - 2014.  selectionnée pour TALENTE 2015Amy Peace Buzzard – (Birmingham City University, UK) Forgotten shadows – 2014 – Ring – Silver, Shibuichi, Silicone and Wax

Amy Peace-Buzzard. - 2014. Ring | Silver, Shibuichi, Silicone and Wax.Amy Peace-Buzzard. – 2014. Ring | Silver, Shibuichi, Silicone and Wax.

Amy Peace-Buzzard. - 2014. Ring - Silver, Shibuichi, Silicone and Wax.Amy Peace-Buzzard. – 2014. Ring – Silver, Shibuichi, Silicone and Wax.

Amy Peace Buzzard - Forgotten shadows - ring - 2014 - silver, shibuichi, silicone & waxAmy Peace Buzzard - Forgotten shadows – ring – 2014 – silver, shibuichi, silicone & wax

Amy Peace-Buzzard - 2014.Amy Peace-Buzzard – 2014 – neckpiece

Amy Peace Buzzard - Forgotten shadows - 2014 - silver, shibuichi, silicone & waxAmy Peace Buzzard – Forgotten shadows – 2014 – silver, shibuichi, silicone & wax – detail

Amy Peace Buzzard - Forgotten shadows - 2014 - silver, shibuichi, silicone & waxAmy Peace Buzzard – Forgotten shadows – 2014 – silver, shibuichi, silicone & wax – detail

Amy Peace-Buzzard - 2013 ringAmy Peace-Buzzard. – 2013. – ring, silicone, card & wax

15/12/2014

COUP de COEUR : Natalie Lee ‘Wired Wearables’

Classé dans : BIAD Birmingham (UK),COUP DE COEUR,Grande-Bretagne (UK),Natalie LEE (UK) — bijoucontemporain @ 2:30

decouverte at « YOUTH MOVEMENT »

YOUTH MOVEMENT! NINE NEW GRADUATES -  ( bangle by Natalie Lee, a graduate from Birmingham School of Jewellery.)YOUTH MOVEMENT! NINE NEW GRADUATES -  ( bangle by Natalie Lee)

Natalie Lee, Birmingham School of Jewellery, 1st Class Honours, crafts Wired Wearables a collection of dramatic arm and neckpieces. An extension of her drawings, the fluid lines in steel are skilfully manipulated using a PUK welder and then enamelled in deep greys with highlights of powder blue and mauve. The continuous play of light and shadow the pieces cast when worn “symbolise the transit of time, a progression representing both the past and the future.” she says.

September 2011- July 2014 : BA (Hons) Degree, Jewellery & Silversmithing, School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University, UK.

Natalie Lee - Drawing with Wire - sculptural neckpiece with abstract 3D shapes Natalie Lee – Drawing with Wire – sculptural neckpiece with abstract 3D shapes

Drawing with line, Natalie’s work centres around encapsulating narrative concepts; using her own photographs and line drawings as basis for generating shapes, Natalie works in a spontaneous manner which is apparent from the end result. Using a PUK welder, a tool to weld two pieces of wire together, she manipulates wire as a line, effectively drawing with the PUK welder; drawing 3D linear shapes which hold a personal memory of her own.
Natalie’s jewellery features as a series of wearable sketches, creating a collection of moving shadows on the body, The play of light and shadow symbolising the transit of time, a progression representing both the past and future, The personal journey narrated through the pieces concerns a transformation from one phase of life to another; a move which is manifest geographically, The commencement of the journey is now forgotten and the destination yet to be realised; the shadows, colour and light represent moments of the journey. These fragments are juxtaposed and presented as a continuous line/series of shapes.
The past is coloured black, a colour of mourning for the past, The use of light blue and white is in direct contrast; colours which are more positive and open in their symbolism, indicating the future and her ambitions. (KathLibbert Jewellery Gallery – Youth Mouvement)

Natalie Lee, Birmingham School of Jewellery - ‘Wired Wearables’ – neckpiece in steel and enamel, modelledNatalie Lee, Birmingham School of Jewellery – ‘Wired Wearables’ – neckpiece in steel and enamel, modelled

Natalie Lee, ‘Wired Wearables’ – neckpiece in steel and enamel, modelled  Natalie Lee, ‘Wired Wearables’ – neckpiece in steel and enamel, modelled Natalie Lee, Birmingham School of Jewellery - ‘Wired Wearables’ – pendant in steel and enamel, modelledNatalie Lee, Birmingham School of Jewellery – ‘Wired Wearables’ – pendant in steel and enamel, modelled

Natalie lee - drawing with wire piece off the bodyNatalie Lee - drawing with wire piece off the body

Natalie Lee, Birmingham School of Jewellery - ‘Wired Wearables’ – bangle in steel and enamelNatalie Lee  - ‘Wired Wearables’ – bangle in steel and enamel

Natalie Lee - BA (Hons) Jewellery and Silversmithing aka Jewellery Design and Related Products - Graduate 2014 - School of Jewellery www.schoolofjewellery.co.ukNatalie Lee - BA (Hons) Jewellery and Silversmithing aka Jewellery Design and Related Products – Graduate 2014 -

01/11/2014

EXPO ‘YOUTH MOVEMENT!’ – Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery (UK) – 13 Nov. 2014 – 25 janv. 2015

YOUTH MOVEMENT ! NINE NEW GRADUATES -

Meet the Contemporary Jewellery World’s Next Generation!

THURSDAY 13TH NOV 6PM – 9PM

MANY OF THE GRADUATES WILL BE PRESENT AND DELIGHTED TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT THEIR WORK.
15% OFF ALL PURCHASES MADE ON THE NIGHT! -
FOR A FULL YOUTH MOVEMENT! CATALOGUE PLEASE SEE : www.kathlibbertjewellery.co.uk

 YOUTH MOVEMENT! NINE NEW GRADUATES -  ( bangle by Natalie Lee, a graduate from Birmingham School of Jewellery.)( bangle by Natalie Lee, a graduate from Birmingham School of Jewellery.)

Meet the Contemporary Jewellery World’s Next Generation:
Beth Spowart, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee; Jaki Coffey, National College of Art and Design, Dublin; Karen Elizabeth Donovan, Edinburgh College of Art; Rebecca E Smith, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee; Natalie Lee, Birmingham School of Jewellery; Prudence Horrocks, Edinburgh College of Art; Lindsay Hill, Glasgow School of Art; Georgia Rose West, Colchester School of Art and Design, University of Essex; Rosie Deegan, Nottingham Trent University.

 ‘Overgrown’ – neckpiece in titanium, niobium and precious white metal by Karen Elizabeth Donovan, Edinburgh College of Art.Karen Elizabeth Donovan – ‘Overgrown’ – neckpiece in titanium, niobium & precious white metal - Edinburgh College of Art.

 Karen Elizabeth Donovan, Edinburgh College of Art; ‘Highland Clan Badges: Murray’ in titanium and steel, modelled - Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery -YOUTH MOVEMENT!Karen Elizabeth Donovan, Edinburgh College of Art; ‘Highland Clan Badges: Murray’ in titanium and steel, modelled ‘Flawless’ – ring in oxidised silver with kinetic cubic zirconia by Lindsay Hill, Glasgow School of Art.Lindsay Hill – ‘Flawless’ – ring in oxidised silver with kinetic cubic zirconia – Glasgow School of Art.

 Lindsay Hill, Glasgow School of Art - ‘Three Stone’ – brooch in oxidised silver with kinetic cubic zirconiaLindsay Hill, Glasgow School of Art – ‘Three Stone’ – brooch in oxidised silver with kinetic cubic zirconia‘Lust in Found - Skip’ forced perspective skip brooch - powder coated steel and copper, magnets and found objects by Jaki Coffey, National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Jaki Coffey – ‘Lust in Found – Skip’ forced perspective skip brooch – powder coated steel and copper, magnets & found objects – National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

Jaki Coffey, National College of Art and Design, Dublin - ‘Lust in Found - Skips’ - 9 flat, forced perspective Skip Brooches - powder coated copper, magnetic backs and magnetic found object 'rubbish'Jaki Coffey, National College of Art and Design, Dublin – ‘Lust in Found – Skips’ – 9 flat, forced perspective Skip Brooches – powder coated copper, magnetic backs and magnetic found object ‘rubbish

Jaki Coffey, National College of Art and Design, Dublin - ‘Lust in Found - Pip, Pippet & Bob neckpieces with option of attaching skip brooch via hidden magnet : gold plated copper, found objects, magnets Jaki Coffey, National College of Art and Design, Dublin – ‘Lust in Found – Pip, Pippet & Bob neckpieces with option of attaching skip brooch via hidden magnet : gold plated copper, found objects, magnets

Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery is delighted to introduce Nine New Graduates buzzing on our radar this year.
Technology meets art meets jewellery in this amazing collection that includes Smart Materials colour changing jewellery; Fill Your Own bright yellow Skip Brooches; kinetic gemstone rings; tough titanium Highland Clan Thistle Brooches; Wired Wearables – dramatic neckpieces and bangles drawn in steel – just a few of the visual treats created by this year’s New Wave!
Based at Salts Mill since 1996, Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery is renowned for its annual pick of the crop of new talents from across the UK’s universities. Curator Kath Libbert who selected the nine artists says ‘I always look for individuality and a fresh approach and the work of this year’s graduates is sure to surprise and stimulate!’
Moving Onwards and Upwards:
Beth Spowart, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee – 1st Class Honours, uses Smart Materials to create innovative jewellery which interacts uniquely with each individual wearer by changing colours through the stimulus of their body heat – an exciting experience for the wearer and definitely a conversation opener!
Jaki Coffey, National College of Art and Design, Dublin – 1st Class Honours, loves searching out treasure in skips and uses this as her inspiration for a series of funky bright yellow impeccably made powder coated copper Skip Brooches – the wearer then chooses what to fill up their Skip with from a selection of colourful ‘rubbish’ – becoming the curator of their own jewellery and making a provocative poke at our notions of preciousness!
Rebecca E Smith, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee – 1st Class Honours, discovered 300 wonderful love letters sent between her grandparents during World War ll and wanted as a testament to both this love story and to the power of letter writing, now a lost art, to create sentimental one off brooches, earrings and necklaces capturing the original handwriting, old photographs and vintage colours in a subtle palette of enamels. On an interactive note, Rebecca invites visitors to this exhibition to let her create jewellery capturing their own personal artefacts.
Lindsay Hill, Glasgow School of Art, BA Honours, employs advanced digital technologies to set stones kinetically in her striking rings whose bold symmetrical lines are also inspired by the facets on the gemstones they house. Both supremely elegant and great fun – the glinting gem tilts backwards and forwards as you move!
Natalie Lee, Birmingham School of Jewellery, 1st Class Honours, crafts Wired Wearables a collection of dramatic arm and neckpieces. An extension of her drawings, the fluid lines in steel are skilfully manipulated using a PUK welder and then enamelled in deep greys with highlights of powder blue and mauve. The continuous play of light and shadow the pieces cast when worn “symbolise the transit of time, a progression representing both the past and the future.” she says.
Karen Elizabeth Donovan, Edinburgh College of Art, MA Distinction, masterfully moves that hardest of metals titanium to create exquisite filigree-like necklaces bracelets and Highland Clan brooches gently tinted in blues, greens and golds. Scotland’s rich social history, its flora, and the materiality of titanium are her inspiration: “Plants define the character of a Nation or place. In Vermont, where I was born, we define ourselves by the Maple Tree. In Scotland we are often defined by the Thistle…..Titanium has a certain feel to it; a noise it makes when I brush my hand across it, and a smell it creates when I pierce, file and sand it. It is lightweight, strong, durable, and springy. It presents challenges to overcome and work around. It is sensual and it is home.”
Prudence Horrocks, Edinburgh College of Art, MA, inspired by the drawn line and a desire to replicate the patterns that are possible in pen and ink into jewellery, has crafted a beautiful series of rings, brooches and necklaces. In a classic palette of matt white and black acrylic she has embedded fine lines of silver and gold, creating a sophisticated elegant and supremely wearable collection.
Georgia Rose West, Colchester School of Art and Design, University of Essex, BA Honours – creates delightful small copper bowls, forming the metal into fluid shapes embellished with a great variety of creamy enamel patterning, each one having its own personality.
Rosie Deegan, Nottingham Trent University, 1st Class Honours – a mixed media, glass and metalwork artist, presents a quirky humorous body of work For a Man of Substance. The ironic title refers to her collection of Impotent Tools – made from glass and precious metals, they are exquisitely handcrafted but practically pointless!

Natalie Lee, Birmingham School of Jewellery - ‘Wired Wearables’ – neckpiece in steel and enamel, modelledNatalie Lee, Birmingham School of Jewellery – ‘Wired Wearables’ – neckpiece in steel and enamel, modelled

Natalie Lee, ‘Wired Wearables’ – neckpiece in steel and enamel, modelled  Natalie Lee, ‘Wired Wearables’ – neckpiece in steel and enamel, modelled

Large Oval Brooch in oxidised silver and 9ct rose gold set into acrylic by Prudence Horrocks, Edinburgh College of Art.Prudence Horrocks – Large Oval Brooch in oxidised silver and 9ct rose gold set into acrylic – Edinburgh College of Art.

 Prudence Horrocks, Edinburgh College of Art; - Necklace in silver and 9ct gold set into acrylicPrudence Horrocks, Edinburgh College of Art; – Necklace in silver and 9ct gold set into acrylic‘Darling Margaret’ – earrings in enamelled copper with handwriting and tassels by Rebecca E Smith, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee.Rebecca E Smith – ‘Darling Margaret’ – earrings in enamelled copper with handwriting and tassels – Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee.

Rebecca E Smith, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee - ‘Swindon’ – brooch in enamelled copper with handwritingRebecca E Smith, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee – ‘Swindon’ – brooch in enamelled copper with handwriting

'Orange’ - earrings in Thermochromic Resin, dyed aluminium, brass and silver - Beth Spowart, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee;Beth Spowart – ‘Orange’ – earrings in Thermochromic Resin, dyed aluminium, brass and silver – -  Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee

 

 

KATH LIBBERT JEWELLERY GALLERY
Salts Mill, Saltaire,
Bradford BD18 3LA. – UK
Tel/Fax 01274 599790.
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OPEN DAILY 10 – 5.30 MON – FRI and 10 – 6 AT WEEKENDS

 

 

20/11/2013

EXPO ‘FRAGMENTS’ – Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Bradford (UK)- 14 Nov.2013 – 26 Janv. 2014

FRAGMENTS
NINE NEW GRADUATES FIND THEIR PLACE

Exhibition at Kath Libbert Gallery

Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery - FRAGMENTS -  "Fragments" - Nine New Graduates Find Their Place · Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery - 14 nov. 2013 - 26 jan. 2014 - Bradford UK(neckpiece by Annelisse Pfeifer, a graduate from Birmingham School of Jewellery.)

The New Graduates are:

Annelisse Pfeifer, Birmingham School of Jewellery; Alice Clarke, Birmingham School of Jewellery; Kelly Munro, Edinburgh College of Art; Ciara Bowles, Edinburgh College of Art; Emma Gregory, Glasgow School of Art; Elizabeth Jane Campbell, Edinburgh College of Art; Jessica Frost, University of the Arts, Rochester; Katrine Standahl, Middlesex University; Tracey Falvey, Plymouth College of Art

 

Annelisse Pfeifer ‘White Horizon’ – neckpiece in mixed media, modelledAnnelisse Pfeifer ‘White Horizon’ – neckpiece in mixed media, modelled Kelly Munroe ‘Nets and Ropes’ necklace in wood, copper and neopreneKelly Munroe ‘Nets and Ropes’ necklace in wood, copper and neoprene

Clara Bowles - ‘Cuke Blue’ necklace hand pierced in powder coated aluminium, suede, chenille and silver
Ciara Bowles - ‘Cuke Blue’ necklace hand pierced in powder coated aluminium, suede, chenille, silver

Emma Gregory - "fibonacci" brooch, steel, modelled - Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery - FRAGMENTSEmma Gregory – « fibonacci » brooch, steel, modelled

 Elizabeth Jane Campbell - "Scatter of stress" brooch in carved ceramic honeycomb block, silver, enamel - Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery - FRAGMENTS
Elizabeth Jane Campbell – « Scatter of stress » brooch in carved ceramic honeycomb block, silver, enamel
Katrine Standahl - Bangles and rings in African blackwood with 14ct and 18ct gold inlay - Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery - FRAGMENTSKatrine Standahl - Bangles and rings in African blackwood with 14ct and 18ct gold inlay
Tracey Falvey - Rings in recycled silver and paint. Photo by Paul Mounsey - Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery - FRAGMENTS Tracey Falvey – Rings in recycled silver and paint. Photo by Paul Mounsey

 

Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery
Salts Mill
BD18 3LA – Bradford
United Kingdom
Telephone: 01274 599790
website: www.kathlibbertjewellery.co.uk
mail: info@kathlibbertjewellery.co.uk

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06/06/2013

EXPO ‘Magic City’ – Velvet da Vinci Gallery – 12 Juin-14 Juill. 2013

Magic City
Work from Artists from the School of Jewellery, Birmingham
June 12 — July 14, 2013

exhibition catalog available

Magic City is coming...  June 12 — July 14, 2013    Farrah Al-Dujaili, Emily Bullock, Lydia Feast, Christine Graf, Nanna Grønborg, I Ting (Heather) Ho, Zita Hsu, Christiana Joeckel, Lisa Juen, Yi (Roger) Liu, Katharina Moch, Kathryn Partington, Jo Pond, Fliss Quick, Xiaohan (Vincent) Ren, Natalie Smith, Li-Chu Wu, Wen-Miao Yeh    Natalie Smith "When" brooch

MAGIC CITY is an exhibition of current work from emerging and established artists who came through the School of Jewellery, Birmingham. Flourishing despite the recent global downturns, jewelers coming out of Birmingham have shown a resourcefulness and resilience in the making and presentation of their work. Velvet da Vinci is pleased to showcase a selection of this talented group.Contrary to the often-remarked grey of its post industrialism, Birmingham, a city of multiple cultures, has become a vibrant center for the arts. The artists of this city are forging a strong presence within the art jewelry world. They are making a name for themselves for producing distinctive and desirable work that is offbeat, loud, quiet, funny, thoughtful, unfamiliar and unabashed: The art jewelry coming out of this city is testament to the magic.

 
Participating artists:
Christiana Jöckel — Christine Graf — Emily Bullock — Farrah Al-Dujaili — Fliss Quick — I-Ting Ho — Jo Pond — Katharina Moch — Kathryn Partington — Li Chu Wu — Lisa Juen — Lydia Feast — Nanna Grønborg — Natalie Smith — Xiaohan Ren — Wen-Miao Yeh — Yi Liu — Ying-Hsun Hsu
Farrah Al-Dujaili,  "How queer it seems" brooch, Farrah Al-Dujaili,  « How queer it seems » brooch
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery,
 Li-Chu Wu, « Grassland » Brooch
Kathryn Partington,  "Fragments Above" brooches,
Kathryn Partington,  « Fragments Above » brooches
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery,
Jo Pond, « Baking Tin & Grater Collection » Brooches
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery, Nanna Grønborg, « Twin Parts » Necklace
Christine Graf, "dunkles Sinngrün" brooches,
Christine Graf, « dunkles Sinngrün » brooches
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery, Wen-Miao Yeh, « The Space » brooch
Emily Bullock, "Moseley" brooch, Emily Bullock, « Moseley » brooch
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery, Fliss Quick, « Scissors Talisman » brooch
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery, Lydia Feast, Necklace
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery,
 Zita Hsu, « Blooms of Darkness » Necklace
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery, Natalie Smith, « When? » brooch
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery, Katharina Moch, brooch
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery, Lisa Juen,  « Demons of Age » brooch
All images from Magic City at Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Art Jewelry and Sculpture Gallery, Christiana Jöckel, « a view inside » pendant
Velvet da Vinci Gallery
2015 Polk Street
(near Broadway)
San Francisco, CA  94109
415.441.0109
Info@VelvetDaVinci.com

02/06/2013

Graduate Show – ‘Tinker, Treasure, Jewellery Pleasure’ – Birmingham School of Jewellery, Birmingham (UK) – 10-15 Juin 2013

Classé dans : BIAD Birmingham (UK),Exposition/Exhibition,Graduation Show — bijoucontemporain @ 0:02

Final year BA Jewellery and Silversmithing students from the internationally acclaimed Birmingham School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University are showcasing their dynamic and innovative Graduate Collections.
The show takes place between Monday 10th June until Saturday 15th June, a special Industry Evening is taking place on Tuesday 11th June at the historic Vittoria street campus in the Jewellery Quarter.
From minutely detailed structural forms, striking catwalk pieces, contemporary innovative twists on traditional techniques and unique functional objects to impressive materials you have never seen before…The Birmingham School of Jewellery Graduate Show is a hub of unparalleled design.
Whilst studying at the School the students are taught to challenge the perceptions of the discipline through the use of traditional techniques, with some members of the class already receiving acclaim from notable institutions the pace is set for what is to come. “A fresh approach coupled with infectious enthusiasm for contemporary jewellery sets these students apart.” says Zoe Robertson, award winning Jeweller and BA Course Director at the School. “Our Graduate Show promises to be an explosion of visual delights that explore the breadth of craftsmanship, technology, materials and conceptual thinking. We look forward to seeing you!”
All are welcome to come and see a culmination of three years hard work resulting in outstanding craftsmanship on display at the Graduate Show. A handpicked selection of students will be exhibiting at New Designers in London at the Business Design Centre from 26th June to 29th June 2013. All pieces on display will be for sale and commissions will be happily accepted

[Ami Pepper, Rings, 2013]  Graduate Show: Tinker, Treasure, Jewellery Pleasure  - Birmingham School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University  (UK) -  10-Jun-2013 - 15-Jun-2013 -  website: www.jewelleryfutures.com  website: www.schoolofjewellery.co.uk  website: www.bcu.ac.uk/biadAmi Pepper, Rings, 2013  – hand carved, plated metal and silicone

Artists:  Jules Brown — Emma Burfoot — Kody Wing Hang Chan — Michael Junyi Chen — Alice Clarke — Claire Duerden — Casey Fenn — Caitlin Gregory-Thomas — Esther Horsfield — Clara Menglu Huang — Ariel Man Ting Lau — Miko Qing Li — Bilou Liu — Katie Loewy — Miriam McSorley — Ling Miao — Yuan Yuanying Cai — Ami Victoria Pepper — Annelisse Pfeifer — Timi Fangtian Shi — Katie Snow — Amy Spawton — King Yifei Wang — Patrick Yu-Chi Wang — Candy Mengdi Wu — Jie Dongjie Zou — Sona Karia — Ryo Naka

Miko Qing Li  Pieces: Series of brooches and neckpieces 2013  Liquid plastic, rubbers, fine metalMiko Qing Li  Pieces: Series of brooches and neckpieces 2013  Liquid plastic, rubbers, fine metal

Sona Karia (BIAD 2013)Sona Karia

Yuanying Cai  Brooches 2013  Hand fabricated metal, moulded silicone elementsYuanying Cai  Brooches 2013  Hand fabricated metal, moulded silicone elements

Claire Duerden  Brooches 2013  Welded fine stainless wires, hybrid wax podsClaire Duerden  Brooches 2013  Welded fine stainless wires, hybrid wax pods

Ling Miao Necklaces 2013 Hand manipulated wire forms  (BIAD graduate 2013) Ling Miao  Necklaces 2013  Hand manipulated wire forms

Emma Burfoot  Pieces: Series of rings and neckpieces 2013  Laser welded stainless wires, metal elementsEmma Burfoot  Pieces: Series of rings and neckpieces 2013  Laser welded stainless wires, metal elements
School of Jewellery - BA Jewellery and Silvesmithing - Graduate Show 2013 - Katie Snow
Katie Snow
Annelisse Pfeifer (BIAD 2013) necklaceAnnelisse Pfeifer (BIAD 2013) necklace

 
Birmingham School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University
Vittoria Street
B1 3PA – Birmingham
United Kingdom
Telephone: 01213315940
website: www.jewelleryfutures.com
website: www.schoolofjewellery.co.uk
website: www.bcu.ac.uk/biad
mail: zoe.robertson@bcu.ac.uk

31/05/2013

EXPO ‘From Chaos to Comprehension’ – Danish Arts and Crafts Association, Copenhagen (DK) – 7-30 Juin 2013

The exhibition From Chaos to Comprehension  shows the work of 7 contemporary Jewellery artists from Denmark/Germany, Thailand, the UK, China and Taiwan. All graduated from the MA ‘Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products’ at Birmingham City University, UK in 2011 and 2012. And all experienced the turbulent, but rewarding process, of studying for an MA; which led them from a state of chaos to comprehending their work, its’ prerequisites and processes.

From Chaos to Comprehension opens on Friday June 7th 2013 in the exhibition room of the Danish Arts and Crafts Association in Bredgade 66 in Copenhagen and runs till June 30th.

"FROM CHAOS TO COMPREHENSION", Copenhagen, Denmark.

The jewellers are:  Panjapol KulpapangkornNanna GrønborgFliss Quick Hannah Fewtrell-BoltonEmily Bullock — Xiaohan-Ren — I-Ting Ho.

Curating the exhibition in Copenhagen, Nanna Grnborg formed this collective of fellow artists to exhibit the individual results of their studies. The work shown is the outcome of an ongoing struggle in which chaotic situations in the working process are followed by comprehension, which in turn fosters new questions. All of the artists share the belief that study was an important step and a base for future work. What connects them, is a striving for good solutions to their individual concepts.
The concepts and work are as different as their makers, and they reflect various perspectives on Jewellery in the context of society and personal experience:
Panjapol Kulpapangkorns work is a result of recorded and collected memories sent to him from participants around the world, including film, sound, photographs and found objects. His work evolves around memory as a very personal and individual experience, which we also wear in the mind.
Nanna Gronborg is influenced by the fusion of cultures and the contradictions between the rational and the intuitive. Her work balances this with subtle irony, while relying on theoretical tools like semiotics and the science of perception to reflect on it.   
Fliss Quick works as a narrator conjuring protagonists and their consequent environments or scenarios to build a vocabulary of making to evoke stories.
Hannah Fewtrell- Bolton is very excited by fashion: The way it enables the wearer to express their personality and style every day without ever having to speak a single word fascinates her. She is interested in making a statement and causing a reaction.
Xiaohan-Rens collection is about capturing the vestiges of memory and creating artefacts that allude to moments in time. His sketchbooks are the inspiration behind the jewellery.
Emily Bullock is initially inspired by a location; a country, a city, a house. The jewellery she creates transforms aspects of these locations into 3D representations. Each composition is abstract and personal to how she has interpreted the setting and scenery.
I-Ting Ho focuses on human skin in her work. Skin Secret, the title of her project, is about the ԓid and the ԓego. She researches the use of products and other ways to beautify the skin in order to create a differently perceived identity.
Thereafter From Chaos to Comprehension travels from its first opening at Officinet in Copenhagen to Gallery ATTA in Bangkok, Thailand from August 14th to September 28th 2014.

Emily Bullock  Brooch  Mixed mediaEmily Bullock  Brooch  Mixed media

Nanna Grønborg - brooch - 2012 -  brooch, porcelain, silver, steel, 65 x 70 x 45 mm, photo: Nanna GrønborgNanna Grønborg  – brooch – 2012 -  porcelain, silver, steel

panjapol kulp - 40 - documentary jewellery  from Birmingham,UK to Bangkok, Thailand.  “ Every step has its own story ”Panjapol Kulp – 40 – documentary jewellery  from Birmingham,UK to Bangkok, Thailand.  “ Every step has its own story ”

Hannah  Fewtrell-Bolton  Brooch: MADE ME, Jewellery Is At My Feet, The Show Is Yours 02  Mixed mediaHannah  Fewtrell-Bolton  Brooch: MADE ME, Jewellery Is At My Feet, The Show Is Yours 02  Mixed media

Fliss Quick   NecklaceFliss Quick  Necklace  « wish I’d joined the foreign legion », 2011

Xiaohan Ren - brooch Piece One 2011, wood, pen (found)  ca 130 x 40 mm - United Kingdom, Birmingham Institute of Art and DesignXiaohan Ren – brooch Piece One 2011, wood, pen (found) 

I TING HO - Skin Secret - Brooch I 2012 -  Metal/ Rubber Photo by I-TingI TING HO – Skin Secret – Brooch I 2012 -  Metal/ Rubber Photo by I-Ting

 

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