The 5th JMGA-NSW Biennial Curated Award Exhibition for Jewellery, Objects and Metalsmithing
Exhibition runs from 19 September to 1 October 2017.
Opening Night and Award Ceremony: 6-8pm Tuesday 19 September
Performance by Matina Bourmas of “A Gift for You”: 1-3pm Saturday 23 September
Profile is a significant curated award exhibition of contemporary jewellery, objects and metalsmithing by members of Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia NSW (JMGA-NSW). With awards on offer for both emerging and established artists, there will be a diverse and comprehensive cross- section of work from some of our state’s most talented contemporary jewellers. Selected artworks will be exhibited at Gauge Gallery.
Profile ’17 judges:
Lisa Cahill. CEO and Artistic Director of the Australian Design Centre and Grace Cochrane AM. Curator, Writer, Consultant.
WINNER OF ESTABLISHED ARTIST AWARD: Fiona Meller
WINNER OF EMERGING ARTIST AWARD: Yixuan Geng
HIGHLY COMMENDED ARTISTS: Jesika Dawnn, Bic Tieu and Helen Wyatt
Artists exhibiting: Linda Blair, Matima Bourmas, Zara Collins, Diane Connal, Jesika Dawnn, Jenny Fahey, Karen Findeis, Yixuan Geng, Kyoko Hashimoto, Shelly Jam, Bridget Kennedy, Carly Lay, Ba An Le, Fiona Meller, Helen Mok, Shan Shan Mok, Somboun Phonesouk, Gavino Pili, Francisca Rendic, Charlotte Richardson, Elena Sorensen, Bic Tieu, Romana Toson, Bobbie Winger, Helen Wyatt, and Yi Zhu.