19th Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia national biennial conference – call for papers + workshops
Have you heard?? The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia invite expressions of interest for the 2024 conference in Perth, Western Australia. The JMGA have convened biennially since 1980 to celebrate, educate and showcase contemporary jewellery in the region. The theme; “Involution: Making Jewellery, Creating Change” captures the entangled pushing and pulling of organisms constantly […]
My article in Autor 2022
I forgot to mention, I wrote an article! I kinda did it by accident (longtime readers may remember the story, but I never revealed the piece before) when Autor magazine asked for photos and comments about ‘failure’. I cribbed from my blog post, did a rewrite to include thoughts that have come to me in […]
Edith Cowan commemorative pin featured in WA Parliament
Welcome dear friends, to a picture of me posing with several WA Politicians, in the WA Parliament foyer. Obviously fans of the WA parliament will have already seen this collage pop up in their FB feed but at the risk of boring those people I’ve screen cap’d it to share with y’all (in other words, […]
Garland x Ring Smackdown!
Added to my series of Instagram posts recently made for Garland Magazine was a post so big it also became an article! The Battle of the Rings (or Ring Smackdown as it’s otherwise known) is a competition run by Danaca Design jewellery studio in Seattle. This now annual competition was started in 2020 as a […]
I had a piece published last month in Garland Magazine’s 25th issue Craft Currencies – Value is in our own hands. Editor Dr Kevin Murray saw the work and asked me to write about the series Juukan Tears Offcuts that I made last year, through the lens of high/low, rich/poor, gallery/gift shop craft. It is […]
Two interviews doesn’t really live up to the title, but I _had_ to! As of 9:05 am today, I’m doing two media appearances in the coming days. Tomorrow I’m scheduled to be on RTRFM radio at around 10:30am (AWST), on the Artbeat program with Bec Bowman. I’ll be talking about my work Juukan Tears and […]
.. and we’re back
for a couple of days at least..! Susannah and I will be streaming live from the studio today and tomorrow before we take another quick break this Wednesday to Friday. We will be back to our regular scheduled programming next week; Monday- Friday, 9am – 5pm (or thereabouts) Perth time, with the usual lunch hiatus. […]
It’s another public holiday today in Perth, and after the uber long weekend I’ll still be on holiday (read: working on unrelated projects in the studio) until the 9th, coming back on the 12th of April. Looking forward to seeing you – my beloved livestream devotee(s)- then 😉
Canberra Times article
Many thanks to Kerry Ann Cousins for her article published yesterday in the Canberra Times: Melissa Cameron’s Marfa, TX at Bilk makes jewellery from discarded steel.
you know what time it is…