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I’ve done a bit of house-keeping and finally added my SNAGnext presentation from May to the list of conference papers on my blog. While I was there, I made Conference Papers into its own menu, so that you can now easily reach each of the three papers I’ve delivered to a few select audiences over the years. The new one I added today, and also (as of today) the 2013 paper from the JMGA conference in Brisbane, have in-line slides that…See More
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Mari Funaki Award 2016

For those of y'all in Melbourne, the Mari Funaki award opens next Wednesday, and in it you will find my work from the recent Body Politic show Ruchnoy Protivotankovy Granatomyot, or RPG for short.From the Gallery Funaki website:August 24 - September 24, 2016The Mari Funaki Award for Contemporary Jewellery is a biennial…See More
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Imagine

The irrepressible Boris Bally has been gathering a sizable cohort together around a shared passion - the erasure of guns in this country (the United States), under the exhibition The Innovative Merger (of) Art (and) Guns (to) Inspire New Expressions (of)…See More
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"I was fortunate to be able to exhibit her work for my HUMOR exhibition cycle - it's fab!! Thanks for the post."
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Anna Davern, The Duke of Devonshire, 2015As the local representative of the Melbourne Jewellery Massive, I’m making a rare trip out of the studio tomorrow (July 27th) to talk up my buddy Anna Davern‘s work at the opening of the exhibition Funny Business: Making…See More
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New Class at Danaca Design

yes, I can do colour! Enamelled washers from 2011Enameling Recycled Steel for Jewelry is a new class I'll be teaching at Danaca Design on July the 16th and 17th. Registration instructions here.The focus for this course is a…See More
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"Thank you for this post, Melissa. I love seeing new work and what is being done outside of the US. I went to the link you shared and found images that I am posting here so that people get a better idea of the work that was shown. Enjoy! Susie…"
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Heat Exchange II in Germany - II

Who's who of European jewellery...Inside at the openingI've been a bit slow on the uptake here so I've missed shouting out before the opening, however, the…See More
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Conference Papers

Posted on September 26, 2016 at 11:00am 0 Comments

I’ve done a bit of house-keeping and finally added my SNAGnext presentation from May to the list of conference papers on my blog. While I was there, I made Conference Papers into its own menu, so that you can now easily reach each of the three papers I’ve delivered to a few select audiences over the years. The new one I added today, and also (as of today) the 2013 paper from the JMGA conference in Brisbane, have…

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Posted on September 24, 2016 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Jewellery from the Escalation series of altered new and vintage objects by Melissa Cameron Seven Personnel (neckpiece) and 11 RPH Cannon (brooch)



If you’ve already seen this on Instagram my apologies, but the lovely co-director of Bilk, Mio Kuhnen, let the world know over the weekend that two of my pieces from the recent…
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Being in the world

Posted on September 23, 2016 at 2:59pm 0 Comments

I’ve found a couple of things:

1/ Auction for Aid – raising funds for the Refugee/Migrant Crisis

Like their About page on Facebook says, they are an “Auction For Aid – Contemporary Jewellery Auction to benefit the refugee crisis.” A bunch of UK based jewellers, (amounts are in GBP) are auctioning off some pretty great looking work on Facebook (yes, you do seem to need an account to bid) that will post/ship internationally.

Welcome to the 2016 Auction For Aid.…

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Bellevue Arts Museum Biennial – Metalmorphosis

Posted on August 30, 2016 at 6:03pm 0 Comments

Detail image of work My House - Tanya Lippe's Lunch Box, made out of lunch box steel, stainless steel, vitreous enamel. 2016. Detail image of work My House – Tanya Lippe’s Lunch Box, made out of lunch box steel, stainless steel, vitreous enamel. 2016.

Yesterday my newly finished piece My House: Tanya Lippe’s Lunch Box was installed at Bellevue Arts Museum just in time for the opening of the much anticipated juried metal exhibition Metalmorphosis, which opens this Thursday…

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At 5:36pm on February 10, 2016, Brigitte Martin said…
You are welcome! Looking at the exhibit again, I couldn't help thinking how much has changed since 2011, that exhibit was such a groundbreaking idea...
At 9:05am on January 4, 2016, Brigitte Martin said…

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At 9:57pm on June 2, 2015, Katja Toporski said…

Thanks you!

At 4:50pm on January 23, 2012, Leisa Rich said…

No idea what was in it. I refreshed which tin, and I had gotten it at an estate sale. Sorry I couldn't help!

At 4:23am on January 21, 2011, Tamsin Leighton-Boyce said…
Brilliant. I might get a chance to pop to UWE in March- (see how busy you are though!)- otherwise I am exibiting at our new show 'Life's a Bench' Studio K162 Renate Scholz, Klugstraße 162, Munich.
At 2:39am on January 21, 2011, Tamsin Leighton-Boyce said…
Just saw you are going to be at UWE- I did my enamel training with Elizabeth Turrell- she is brilliant.
At 2:37am on January 21, 2011, Tamsin Leighton-Boyce said…
I dont have a UK stockist at the moment- I am doing some work for the Oxford Ethical Fashion show in March and then off to Schmuck in Munich. Where are you doing your residency?
At 3:26pm on January 15, 2011, The Justified Sinner said…
Congratulations on the front page!
At 1:40pm on January 6, 2011, The Justified Sinner said…

Melissa! Thanks for the comments. I am very pleased to hear that you are going to be in the UK in March. Perhaps we could meet up?

I have sent an email to Llantarnam Grange, mentioning that you plan to visit. Louise, who runs the gallery, is wonderful.

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Melissa Cameron posted a blog post

Conference Papers

I’ve done a bit of house-keeping and finally added my SNAGnext presentation from May to the list of conference papers on my blog. While I was there, I made Conference Papers into its own…See More
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Ommisions!

How could I forget? In my last post, I completely forgot to note that I'd also taken a trip to the New Ashgate Gallery in Farnham for the opening of the…See More
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