Community. Engagement. Advocacy. Humor.
Partnering charities have supplied the masses and masses of JUNK jewellery (750kgs in total). Local businesses have provided tools and equipment. The School of Jewellery has provided a venue for the performance. Jewellers and makers worldwide have come to ‘gift’ their skills. The participating jewellers and makers selected pieces of jewellery from the mountain of "JUNK", (re)constructing them into reimagined artworks.
Due to the high volume of work created, the exhibition/auction is shown in multiple parts (more segments to be added):
Another packed week, kicking off with the "Chrysalis" show of works-in-progress by the final-year BA students, a fascinating glimpse into what we can expect come summer 2016.
This was a particularly interesting show as it was…
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for the MFA program. Admission to the MFA program at Edinboro University guarantees an assistantship including a tuition waiver that will cover 90% of your tuition over a three-year period plus a stipend in exchange for 18 hours work per…Continue
Image: Large Black Wallpiece)
My work is inspired by the very materials I work with. My love for textiles led me to create my own ‘masculine fabric’ using fine silk and cotton threads woven into mesh and…Continue
PHOTO: ZSUZSA DARAB
MODEL: DORA MEDVECZKY
Coming to the design field after trying her hands at sculpture, graphic design, storefront design, photography, jewelry and fashion design,…Continue
This was the week that the School of Jewellery hosted the recycling-performance work, "JUNK: Rubbish To Gold" with teams of the most experimental and interesting jewellers coming in - from as far afield as Ohio and Germany - to…